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9:47 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Concerns about waste water from drilling in Athens County

Environmental activists in Athens County say dangerous chemicals are being injected deep into the earth in the southwest region of the state.

They’re worried that the same thing is happening at dozens of other wells, where waste water from oil and gas drilling is being pumped. Officials at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources say there’s nothing to worry about. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.