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fracking drill is now in operation in Lucas County.
drill was set up at the corner of Sylvania/Metamora and Lathrop roads in Berkey,
and not everyone is happy to see it.
concern – number one – the lack of oversight and information given to the
citizens," said Penny Levine, who is running for Sylvania Township Trustee.
learned of the drilling Wednesday night at a Sierra Club meeting. The operation
is run by Savoy Energy out of Traverse City, MI. Property owners have given the
company permission to drill. Paperwork shows a permit approved by the Ohio
Department of Natural Resources.
is worried similar rigs could pop up in her jurisdiction.
do not have to inform anyone, especially property owners and citizens that they
are proposing to drill," she said.
uses pressurized liquid to break apart layers of rock, unlocking deposits of
oil and natural gas. Critics say it's an environmental disaster waiting to
happen, but not everyone is worried.
don't mind it. I just hope they find what they're looking for," said Charlie Behrman,
who lives across the street from the fracking site. "All they're doing is
drilling a hole."