"America may not need Ohio's oil," writes BizzyBlog.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich needs to rethink the severance tax in his state budget proposal because of the nation's shale energy glut, BizzyBlog argues.
Oil companies "won’t do business in a state with a newly-enacted punitive severance tax combined with an already-existing Commercial Activities Tax on gross revenues when many other states don’t have either," the blog says in part.
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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.