Youngstown OH Ready to Defeat Frack Ban Proposal for 6th Time

Groundhog DayThe longer we write MDN, the easier it gets–because the stories just keep repeating themselves. That’s how we felt when we spotted a story about the adults in Youngstown, OH pushing back against the temper tantrums of anti-fracking, childish nutters in the city who have, now for the sixth time, put a frack ban measure on the ballot for the November election. Five previous times the same group of rabid anti-fossil fuel haters have done this–and five times they have gone down to defeat (see MDN’s previous stories covering Youngstown ballot initiatives here). The antis waste everyone’s time and money by getting just enough fellow wackos to sign a petition to get the measure on the ballot each November. The adults in Youngstown must stay vigilant, so they held a rally Tuesday morning to announce opposition to the ballot measure. The mayor of Youngstown was there. So too were a number of union workers, Chamber of Commerce members, local businesses and supporters of the oil and gas industry in the Buckeye State. They were all there to recommend a “NO” vote on this asinine ballot measure, once again…

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