Fracking Frenzy

  Special Coverage Fracking Frenzy

An environmental group has discovered a controversial playbook that a state department drew up to tackle oil and gas drilling issues.

The plan calls into question the relationship between a state agency and the industry it’s supposed to regulate.


Energy company would pay $4,750 an acre plus 17.5 percent royalty
Funds could only be used to help communities negatively impacted by production
Bob Hagan of Youngstown, Nickie Antonio of Lakewood were listed Monday
All eight were charged with criminal trespass