Ohioans continue to show strong support for drilling for natural gas, according to the latest results from the Quinnipiac Poll.
Support for drilling in the Utica shale was 2 to 1.
Among those polled, 67 percent supported drilling and 26 percent were opposed with seven percent undecided.
Republicans supported drilling more than Democrats: 83 percent to 51 percent.. Independents supported drilling with 68 percent.
Men favored drilling more than women: 71 percent to 67 percent.
Support is strong among those with college degrees and those without, from all income groups and from all age groups.
The results are similar to similar polls by Quinnipiac since early 2012.
Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
Shale Sheet Fracking, a Youngstown Vindicator blog.
The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.
Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
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Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.