Ohio is tightening its rules on drilling for natural gas on two fronts.
The Legislature in considering Senate Bill 315 proposed by Gov. John Kasich.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is also revising its own rules.
These are important steps, says Henry Henderson of the Natural Resources Defense Council, a national environmental group.
Click here to read his April 25 blog about what's happening in Ohio.
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.
Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.
Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.