The League of Women Voters of the Akron Area is holding a public meeting on hydraulic fracturing or fracking on April 19.
The program including speakers for and against hydraulic fracturing or fracking will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn.
Speakers are Eugene Chini of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Cheryl Johncox of the Buckeye Forest Council, Mike Chadsey of Energy in Depth-Ohio and Dr. Ted Voneida, a retired medical professor from the Northeastern Ohio Medical College.
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