Nice post, Becky47! It was everything I wanted to say. This guy must have a screw loose. If he didn't know what he was doing was wrong, he shouldn't be in this business. While I agree that we need to feel sorry for the employees, finally someone had the nerve to speak up. Kudos to the whistleblower!
February 13, 2013 at 8:54 a.m.
Not sure to whom AD330 is speaking, but, let me go on the record as saying I have never worked for any company involved in fracking. I am retired, so, I'm going back to drinking my coffee.
February 6, 2013 at 9:58 a.m.
Really? Not only do we have to have a light to further tie up traffic on 224, but now we need a left turn signal for the occasional west-bound driver that still uses the post office? I hope ODOT is smart enough to deny the request!
February 6, 2013 at 9:38 a.m.
It is unfortunate the one individual who is obviously very reckless and apparently does not follow regulations has cast a bad light on a very controlled industry. The positive aspect of this incident is that it was caught immediately and the proper action was taken to contain the dispensed contaminants. In most cases, if a single gallon of fracking waste hits the ground, immediate measures are taken. I personally know two people who are responsible for these types of clean-ups. Hopefully, criminal charges will be brought against the alleged perpetrator of this horrendous behavior.
February 5, 2013 at 11:15 p.m.
Unbelieveable! The City of Youngstown has benefited greatly from industries that are involved with fracking. Now, a few concerned citizens are threatening to destroy any new developments. How favorably are corporations going to look at Youngstown for relocation if these anti-fracking groups continue to spew their hatred for an industry that they don't even understand? Landscapes are certainly not affected by fracking, and our "countryside" remains intact. Fracking has been going on for years, and there has been no factual confirmation of adverse environmental or health effects. Do not let these people keep us from bringing jobs and money to the Mahoning Valley because of their unfounded fears.
February 4, 2013 at 8:44 p.m.