Bob Downing

Jack Shaner of the Ohio Environmental Council wants a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing or fracking in Ohio.

There is no no need because Ohio laws are stringent enough and a moratorium is not needed, said Mike Chadsey of Energy in Depth-Ohio, a pro-drilling group.

The two sides debated Friday at the Cleveland City Club.

You can read Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter John Funk's account here.