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Local gas to be sent to Asia

April 9, 2013 NATRIUM — Natural gas drawn from the Upper Ohio Valley could be used to heat homes in Tokyo and New Delhi, pending Dominion Resources’ completion of a $3. more »»

Group lobbies against anti-frack ballot issue

April 6, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — A new group coordinated to help derail a May 7 ballot issue that could stymie natural gas drilling in Youngstown came out firing Friday morning. more »»

Environmentalists raise fracking concerns

April 6, 2013 WARREN — Funded largely by grants, the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project focuses its attention on health evaluations, referrals and tracking of health complaints believed to be... more »»

Lupo resigns from D&L leadership

April 3, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — The man accused of ordering one of his employees to dump oilfield waste down a storm sewer resigned from his company within weeks after the alleged incident, turning control as trustee... more »»

Panel tackles fracking topic (video)

March 26, 2013 BOARDMAN — The director of the Ohio EPA says his goal always has been to reduce millions of gallons of water used in the state’s oil and natural gas drilling process, but though it sounds promising... more »»

Group wants feds to limit ODNR power

March 19, 2013 A national environmental group has asked the federal government to consider suspending Ohio’s authority to oversee disposal of oilfield waste after a Youngstown business owner was charged with... more »»

News in brief

March 19, 2013 Vehicle engulfed in flames after fatal crash ELLSWORTH — One person was killed after his vehicle crashed into another and caught fire on U.S. Route 224 about 8:40 a.m. Monday. more »»

Brine defendants plead not guilty

March 16, 2013 By BRENDA . more »»

Company sues D&L in cleanup dispute

March 16, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — A North Canton company involved in the cleanup of an oilfield waste spill in a tributary of the Mahoning River sued D&L Energy on Friday, claiming that D&L broke its promise to pay for... more »»

Woman arrested for protest at well site

March 10, 2013 Tribune Chronicle NORTH JACKSON -- A Youngstown woman was arrested Saturday after she sat in the road preventing trucks from delivering fracking equipment to the Consol Energy drilling site. more »»

Pipeline to run to Gulf

March 8, 2013 MOUNDSVILLE — More than 200,000 barrels of ethane, propane, butane and other forms of natural gas liquids could be shipped from the Upper Ohio Valley to the Gulf Coast via the planned Bluegrass... more »»

Two indicted in dumping

March 1, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — A federal grand jury has indicted two local men investigators say were responsible for dumping oilfield brine and crude into a storm sewer, along with a Youngstown company. more »»

Group concerned about drilling

February 19, 2013 LISBON — A local group opposed to surface drilling in Beaver Creek State Park is turning its attention to drilling companies that may want to withdraw water from the Little Beaver Creek. more »»

Patriot, ODNR at odds again

February 19, 2013 The treatment of brine wastewater from fracking has become a point of contention between the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Patriot Water Treatment LLC, a Lisbon-based company that... more »»

Command change set in Vienna

February 19, 2013 VIENNA — A Change of Command Ceremony will be held at the 910th Airlift Wing of the Youngstown Air Reserve Station at the beginning of March as Col. more »»

Dog finds other bones in Youngstown yard

February 19, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — James Dutting said he knew right away what it was when one of his dogs placed the ‘‘treat’’ in his yard Saturday afternoon on the rural East Side. more »»

Pipeline to progress?

February 19, 2013 KENSINGTON — On a hill between state Route 644 and Tunnel Hill Road about eight miles southwest of Salem in Columbiana County, people from as far away as New Zealand are building the county’s first... more »»

Ethane cracker plant planned

February 15, 2013 MOUNDSVILLE — An ethane cracker should bring about $500 million worth of investment and as many as 125 permanent, full-time jobs to West Virginia’s northern panhandle on the Ohio border, local... more »»

Hearing today on brine-hauling permit

February 14, 2013 WARREN — The owner of Hardrock Excavating LLC, one of the companies at the center of allegations over the illegal discharge of oilfield waste, will get a chance today to argue why the company’s... more »»

Patriot treating D&L oilfield waste

February 14, 2013 WARREN — The oilfield waste from D&L Energy in Youngstown being treated at Warren’s Patriot Water Treatment contains ‘‘very light amounts of salt, some mud, sand and very, very light metals,’’... more »»



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