Frackfree Mahoning Valley will hold a public meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in Youngstown.
The keynote speaker will be Ed Hashbarger, a landowner, military veteran and retired police officer, who will speak of his experiences with leasing and drilling.
He is opposed to fracking now until the technology catches up, via scientific studies, to assure that it is safe.
The meeting will be held at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown, Channing Hall, 1105 Elm St.]
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