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2012 injection volumes for 38 Ohio counties

By Bob Downing Published: July 14, 2013

Thirty-eight of Ohio’s 88 counties

are licensed to accept drilling waste liquids for disposal in injection wells. Here are the volumes deposited in each county in 2012. (Each barrel represents 42 gallons):

County Barrels

Ashtabula 1,361,981

Athens 147,116

Auglaize 13,594

Belmont 144,448

Brown 0

Carroll 167,302

Coshocton 213,733

Erie 25,127

Fulton 0

Gallia 131,813

Geauga 23,888

Guernsey 736,045

Henry 0

Hocking 105,299

Holmes 270,362

Knox 326,083

Lake 35,800

Licking 289,307

Lorain 41,133

Mahoning 138,737

Medina 1,560

Meigs 93,415

Morgan 435,148

Morrow 479,128

Muskingum 263,691

Noble 931,379

Perry 296,096

Pickawa 282,701

Portage 2,358,371

Seneca 4,820

Stark 772,347

Summit 66,385

Trumbull 1,369,815

Tuscarawas 365,263

Vinton 101,700

Washington 2,022,320

Wayne 96,533

Wyandot 48,987



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