Ohio Gov. Candidate Dennis Kucinich Releases Scathing Anti-Fracking Statement, Intent To Ban Fracking

Kucinich runs for Ohio governor on platform to ban fracking.

Karma Yoga Daily

Special Report By Brandon TurbevilleNatural Blaze

Ohio Gubernatorial candidate, Dennis Kucinich, released the first in a series of forthcoming detailed platform points surrounding his campaign on January 25. Fracking, a contentious issue for the people of Ohio (but not for their politicians) has contributed to poor water quality, decrease in agriculture, and damages to human health throughout the state and many have simply accepted it as a way of life. But Kucinich is putting it back on the table as an issue that will be tackled, given he wins the election.

While most politicians and candidates only go so far as to “address the concerns that people may have” regarding fracking, Kucinich outlined a plan that would end fracking completely in the state of Ohio and begin remediation for the people and communities that have suffered damages as a result. Kucinich is no stranger to the issue of…

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4 thoughts on “Ohio Gov. Candidate Dennis Kucinich Releases Scathing Anti-Fracking Statement, Intent To Ban Fracking

  1. “Fracking, a contentious issue for the people of Ohio (but not for their politicians) has contributed to poor water quality, decrease in agriculture, and damages to human health throughout the state and many have simply accepted it as a way of life.”

    That right there is the problem with us here in the states;”many have simply accepted it as a way of life.” We just accept our plight because if it entails getting up off our ass and actually doing something, we would rather drink tainted water, eat GMO food, writhe in pain and agony from doing so and then drop dead. Apathy and complacency rules the day here and if anything is to be done, somebody else had better do it because we won’t. And the sad fact of the matter is, corporate heads and politicians know this and they act accordingly.

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    • Shelby, I’m so glad to be living in New Zealand, where people still have fight in them. Foreign fossil fuel companies have been engaged in fracking here in Taranaki for 20 years and the movement against them just keeps growing and growing. With the drop in the price in oil, several companies have decided it isn’t worth the aggravation of dealing with us and have pulled out. We have a big case against them in the Environment Court against them next month to make them follow best practice international health and safety practices.

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