Fracking protest set Sunday in Jackson Township

NORTH JACKSON — A group plans to protest the horizontal well being drilled in Jackson Township beginning at 10:45 a.m. Sunday.

The Cadle well has been drilled within the environmentally protected zone that protects the Meander Reservoir from contamination. The well is located on Blott Road just east of the intersection with South Bailey Road.

The protest is organized by Frackfree Mahoning Valley and will include students and professors from Youngstown State and Kent State universities, Oberlin and Hiram colleges, and University of Akron.

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