Anti-fracking protestors say they will stage a mock funeral procession tonight in downtown Canton.
The march, complete with a casket, will begin at 6 p.m. at the Chesapeake Energy Corp. offices at 400 Third Street SE and proceed to Canton City Hall where City Council will meet, 218 Cleveland Ave. SW
The activists are unhappy that Canton may sign an agreement to lease city parkland for drilling and fear that city water will be contaminated by drilling.
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.
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