Youngstown, OH Frack Ban Ballot Measure Defeated for 6th Time

voted-downAs MDN reported in June, anti-drilling zealots in Youngstown, OH filed a petition to place a frack ban resolution on the November ballot–for the 6th time (see Brain Dead: Youngstown Antis File Petition for 6th Frack Ban Vote). The petition held up, there were just enough signatures. And once again yesterday, as the five times that preceded it, Youngstown voters rejected the misnamed, so-called Community Bill of Rights ballot measure–yet another humiliating defeat for the PA-based Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) which is behind the measure. The measure was voted down by an 11-point margin (i.e. landslide against it). As the five times before, recalcitrant antis say they will try yet again, and keep trying…

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