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From March 19-21, leaders, policy makers and others will join in a three day online discussion focused on finding a way to develop Ohio's shale gas resources in a way that maximizes economic benefit for Ohioans and minimizes environmental threats. Dan Moulthrop of the Civic Commons will moderate, and everyone in the community is invited to offer their questions, concerns and comments.

Panelists include:

  • Brad Whitehead, The Fund for our Economic Future
  • Karl Henkel, The Youngstown Vindicator
  • Jeffrey Dick, Youngstown State
  • Stefanie Spear, EcoWatch
  • Mike Foley, State Represenative (D-14)
  • Dave Crandall, Fairmount Minerals
  • Heidi Hetzel Evans, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
  • Others to be announced

Join the conversation starting Monday, March 19 at 8:30 a.m. by clicking here.

For information on fracking, visit the EcoWatch fracking page by clicking here.

As a prelude to this week's online forum, Tom Beres discussed the future of fracking with the Civic Commons' Dan Moulthrop; Stefanie Penn Spear, EcoWatch's executive director; and Jerry James, Ohio Oil and Gas Association's president on WKYC-TV 3's edition of Between the Lines.

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