An Athens County woman pleaded not guilty in an appearance on Wednesday at the Athens County Courthouse.
Madeline ffitch, 31, is scheduled to be tried on Nov. 8 on a charge of inducting panic at a June 26 protest at an injection well outside Athens.
The charge is a fifth-degree felony.
The judge ordered ffith to stay away from any fracking protests in Athens County until her trial.
About 100 people showed up to support ffitch, who spells her last name witha lower case F.
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