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Shale oil downturn doesn’t change activists' minds on fracking tax
Oil trapped underground may not be as easy to get out as many had hoped
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT BILL COHEN


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Recent news reports indicate that the oil trapped in underground shale beneath Ohio may not be as easy to get out as many had hoped, and that’s why four big drilling companies are now selling off thousands of acres of Eastern Ohio land they’d bought.

That development, though, isn’t changing the minds of activists on both sides about a related issue -- whether to hike Ohio’s taxes on oil and gas drillers that are using “fracking.” Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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