RALLY 11:00 am Niles, OH 44446 THURS Jan 16, 2014
EVENT on web: Welcome James “Not in my backyard” Zehringer: http://keepnilessafe.org/events.html
Peaceful Outside Protest: MEANDER Reservoir THEME
Time: 11am, 123 N. Main Street Downtown Niles, 44446
Ciminero’s Banquet Center (across from tire shop & Sparkle). Meet in front of Ciminero’s sign. Stay on Public Sidewalk. Do not block traffic or pedestrians. Bring a sign if you have one. Protect Meander Watershed. Restore local control. Rally outside w/ signs, talking to media and standing up for Clean Water and Local Control!
We would like a public meeting with ODNR concerning the Liming well pad on Yerke-Young Rd. <2000’ to the Meander Creek Reservoir shore (Protected Drinking Water Source Area)
SEE well HERE: http://frackfreemahoning.blogspot.com/2014/01/local-residents-concerns-over-rigs.html
See ODNR PERMIT for Halcon: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/mineral/oil/MRMImages/17/4/264496.pdf
If anyone could get on talk radio today, Please ask the public to come out and join us! Give details.
John will attend luncheon. There will be some extra signs. Lynn will make some posters and hopefully get there. John bringing the old/classic HONK FOR CLEAN WATER sign... YES!!! Hoping for Honks!
Government Affairs Council Presents Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer
Time: 11:15 a.m.
Check-In & Lunch; 12 - 1 p.m.
Program Location: Ciminero's Banquet Centre, 123 N. Main St., Niles 44446
James Zehringer, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, which regulates the oil and gas industry in Ohio, will discuss a variety of topics at this GAC luncheon. Zehringer has said that the regulation of dangerous wild animals, environmentally safe development of shale in Ohio and reduction of phosphorous in the state’s waterways are key priorities. Before taking over as ODNR chief, he served as director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Zehringer is the former owner of the Meiring Poultry and Fish Farm in Fort Recovery, which received several awards for outstanding environmental practices. He also served as a former state representative for the 77th House District and as a Mercer County commissioner. After his talk, a panel consisting of government officials, landowners and business people will dialogue with Zehringer about shale development and other topics. Event Sponser: VEC Inc. (Valley Electrical Consolidated ) http://www.vecohio.com/http://regionalchamber.com/memberresources/eventcalendar/events/jan16%20gacodnrjameszehringer.aspxhttp://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/596692/State-oil--gas-leader-to-speak-locally.html?nav=5003