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OH can learn from PA about fracking
Everything is large scale with the new "gas play" in Ohio: the energy that can be produced; the money; the impact on communities; and the controversy

Tim Rudell
Scott Detrow covers energy issues for StateImpact Pennsylvania, a public radio collaboration.
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The shale-gas drilling boom is here.  Any doubt about it happening vaporized last week when drilling giant Chesapeake Energy said production just from the oil and gas leases it now holds in Ohio could yield up to $20 billion.  For perspective on what this may mean to the state, WKSU’s Tim Rudell talks Scott Detrow, the State Impact Pennsylvania reporter who is covering the way a similar shale boom has been playing out in his state
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