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Ohio’s price per gallon up from 1 month ago

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s average price for regular gas going into the workweek remains lower than a year ago but has climbed from this time last month. The price per gallon in Ohio was about $1.93 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s up about 37 cents from a month ...

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Ohio gas prices up slightly to start work week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices are up slightly to start the shortened work week. The state average reported in Tuesday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. was about $1.55, up about 7 cents from last week. The Ohio average is still 18 cents lower than last month and 73 cents lower than ...

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Ohio is poised to set records for volumes of drilling wastes going into injection wells

Injection well used to dispose of oil field wastewater. (Image: Faces of Fracking via Flickr)

Ohio is on track to end 2015 with a record volume of drilling wastes going into the state’s injection wells. Through nine months, Ohio’s 211 injection wells have taken in 20.0 million barrels of wastes, according to activist Teresa Mills of the Buckeye Forest Council who compiled the data from Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ records. That’s enough to fill ...

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Foes challenge proposed fracking in national forest in Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio — Opponents are pushing back as a federal agency again considers requests to open Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio to oil and gas drilling. The Buckeye Forest Council, Sierra Club, Athens County Fracking Action Networks and other advocacy groups have called for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to conduct a “full-scale environmental report” before allowing drilling ...

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Ohio’s Utica Shale development grows by $5.7 billion or 20.4 percent since last spring

Ohio’s Utica Shale has seen an additional $5.7 billion in investment or a 20.4 percent increase since last spring, a Columbus law firm says in a new report. The shale industry has invested $33.7 billion in Ohio, according to the report from Bricker & Eckler LLP, which tracks the industry. Ohio’s shale development is growing despite low commodity prices and ...

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Deal in works on profit guarantees for Ohio plants of AEP, FirstEnergy?

A decision is near in the several-year push by Ohio electricity utilities to obtain profit guarantees for some power plants, leading to fevered speculation about how utility regulators will rule and questions about whether a negotiated settlement is possible. Opponents say this is a bailout for utility companies, money that would be used to prop up unprofitable plants that are ...

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Local activists have protests at Trumbull County oil-and-gas-waste disposal sites

VIENNA — Members of the environmental group Frackfree Mahoning Valley traveled to several Trumbull County locations Tuesday to call attention to the dangers of waste from hydraulic fracturing and disposal of its wastewater. At the Sodom Hutchings Road headquarters of Kleese Development Associates, they railed against environmental damage done when oil field wastes escape from holding tanks and flow into ...

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Higher oil supplies drive Ohio gas prices down


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Good news for Ohio motorists as the holiday season gears up: Gas prices are hovering around the $2 mark. The state average was about $2.01 for a gallon of regular gas in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s 19 cents cheaper than the average last Monday and 36 ...

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