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Gas leak near Dover investigated

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Friday, July 23, 2010, In : Dover, OH 
Posted Jul 18, 2010

Gas line hit by tractor; vapor cloud reached 50 feet into air

Fire Capt. Brooks Ross said firefighters found natural gas being emitted from a 1-inch metal pipe between the well-head and the oil/gas separator. It caused a vapor cloud to rise about 50 feet into the air.


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Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Thursday, July 15, 2010, In : Dover, OH 

Posted Jul 11, 2010

Dover officials hope project rejected

Mayor Richard Homrighausen, who last month maintained that the church property isn’t the place for an oil and gas well, said he hasn’t been informed of any decision.


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Our opinion: Return power to cities

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Saturday, June 26, 2010, In : Dover, OH 

The Times-Reporter

Posted Jun 22, 2010 @ 01:00 PM

"We find it unbelievable that Ohio municipalities – such as the city of Dover – have no say in whether a gas well can be drilled within their boundaries."

"As for state law regulating the drilling of gas and oil wells, it needs to be tightened further. ODNR should be stripped of the power to regulate drilling in urban area, and that power should be returned to municipal governments. We would feel a lot more secure knowing that a decis...

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Drilling offer under fire

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Monday, June 14, 2010, In : Dover, OH 

By Joe Mizer

The Times-Reporter

Posted Jun 10, 2010 @ 10:50 PM

City officials worried that gas well proposal could contaminate water system

"The placement of an oil and gas well on the First Methodist Church premises would be close to “a lot of residential housing, close to a nursing home, and also it's within what's called the one-year time of travel to our water wells,”


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