Ohio Legislature Sees Flurry of Shale Drilling Bills

As the Ohio General Assembly comes to a close later this month (the end of their two-year term), Democrats have introduced a number of bills aimed at restricting the Utica and Marcellus Shale drilling industry in the state. Fortunately the Assembly is controlled by Republicans, so these bills will go nowhere. Still, it’s instructive to see what’s on Democrats’ hearts and minds, and possibly what the future holds if the political winds in Ohio change.

Here’s the list of bills recently introduced, and a summary of what they would do:

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