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Drilling on schedule for OEC's Legislative Summit on Feb. 1

By Bob Downing Published: January 22, 2013

Ohio shale drilling will be on the agenda when the Ohuio Environmental Council holds its Legislative Summit on Feb. 1.

Here is the group's flyer:


Legislative Summit: February 1

Ohio StatehouseJoin the Ohio Environmental Council and Ohio's environmental-conservation community for our annual Legislative Summit.

Register Now!

Together, we'll build on our recent successes, examine upcoming challenges, and gain skills to make Ohio's environmental-conservation network even stronger in 2013 and beyond. The day will include updates, workshops, and training, such as:

  • Working with the media
  • Understanding the legislative process
  • An overview of current issues facing Ohio's environment and the health of our communities
  • And more!

Topics covered will include:

  • Oil & Gas Drilling
  • Ohio’s Clean Energy Standards
  • The Clean Ohio Fund
  • The State Budget & Transportation Budget


Friday, February 1, 2013
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Cost, includes continental breakfast, lunch & materials

  • OEC Members - $25
  • Non-Members - $30, includes one-year OEC membership
  • OEC Legacy Club & President's Club Members - FREE!


Register button

or call (614) 487-7506. Register by January 30.



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Utica and Marcellus shale web sites

Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management State agency Web site.

ODNR Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management. State drilling permits. List is updated weekly.

ODNR Division of Geological Survey.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

Ohio State University Extension.

Ohio Farm Bureau.

Ohio Oil and Gas Association, a Granville-based group that represents 1,500 Ohio energy-related companies.

Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program.

Energy In Depth, a trade group.

Marcellus and Utica Shale Resource Center by Ohio law firm Bricker & Eckler.

Utica Shale, a compilation of Utica shale activities.

Landman Report Card, a site that looks at companies involved in gas and oil leases.FracFocus, a compilation of chemicals used in fracking individual wells as reported voluntarily by some drillers.

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.

National Geographic's The Great Shale Rush.

The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.

Buckeye Forest Council.

Earthjustice, a national eco-group.

Stop Fracking Ohio.

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.

Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.

Penn State Marcellus Center.

Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.

Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.