Monthly Archives: June 2011

Companies over-hyping wells, some experts say | The Columbus Dispatch

Drilling for natural gas may not be the gold mine everyone thinks it is. Some industry officials are warning this could be another dot com bubble or giant Ponzi scheme. Companies over-hyping wells, some experts say | The Columbus Dispatch.

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Editorial: Due diligence | The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch, in its editorial of June 27, calls for caution in proceeding with natural gas drilling in the state. Now I am calling for us to follow New Jersey’s lead in banning fracking. In an effort to preserve the … Continue reading

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Is natural gas a windfall or just fool’s gold?

Image via Wikipedia Now that drilling for natural gas is a reality in the state, alarm bells are sounding from many experts. The Columbus Dispatch finally took a strong stand against the dangers of fracking in a recent editorial but I’m … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Woody Allen Takes a Fun Trip to Paris at Midnight

Image by PanARMENIAN_Photo via Flickr Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back in time to meet your heroes? This must have been on Woody Allen’s mind when he wrote and directed his latest movie, Midnight … Continue reading

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Ohio taking in flood of Pennsylvania’s toxic brine for disposal

The State of Ohio has not only approved drilling and fracking but it is also taking Pennsylvania’s toxic waste from fracking. Pennsylvania’s governor banned fracking waste from entering their  wastewater treatment plants but now it is coming to our state. Pennsylvania was … Continue reading

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Senate OKs ‘fracking’ in parks

It has finally happened–last week Ohio’s Senate approved drilling and fracking in our state’s parks and other public areas. It is a sad day for our state’s environment. Senate OKs ‘fracking’ in parks.

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Movie Review: Depp adds more depth to new Pirates movie

Captain Jack Sparrow has a heart in the new installment of The Pirates of the Caribbean movie, On Stranger Tides—well, sort of. The fourth installment of the Pirates franchise brings new life and a little more depth to the Capt. … Continue reading

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