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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State’s Scientistas held climate change panel

Ariel Reid April 21, 2016

The Kent State Scientistas chapter held a panel of speakers on Thursday night in Bowman Hall to discuss climate change and what can be done to curb it.Topics ranged from climatology, fracking, environmentalism,...

David Stover, a resident of Tallmadge, holds his Issue 21 sign out to the passing traffic on E. Main with other demonstrators from the Global Frackdown rally Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Issue 2, on the Nov. 4 ballot, could create a community bill of rights for the city of Kent that would allow the community to have more of a say in the creation and location of fracking and drilling.

AP: Ohio Supreme Court ruling favors fracking

Associated Press February 20, 2015

By a 4-3 vote, Ohio Supreme Court justices decided Tuesday that cities, townships and counties cannot impose regulations on oil and natural gas drillers, effectively overruling any local fracking bans...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a sophomore political science major. Contact her at jhutch12@kent.edu.

Opinion: We want it, he wants to veto it

Jennifer Hutchinson January 19, 2015

A new Senate majority called for more bipartisan efforts in the coming years. One such effort is the Keystone XL Pipeline.This $7.6 billion pipeline would not only be a great job creator for the United...

David Stover, a resident of Tallmadge, holds his Issue 21 sign out to the passing traffic on E. Main with other demonstrators from the Global Frackdown rally Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Issue 2, on the Nov. 4 ballot, could create a community bill of rights for the city of Kent that would allow the community to have more of a say in the creation and location of fracking and drilling.

Local fracking ban, bill of rights opposition forms in Kent

Matthew Merchant October 29, 2014

Issue 21 on the Nov. 4 ballot is an amendment to the city charter, which, if passed, would guarantee Kent residents legal rights to clean air, pure water, local community self-government, freedom from...

Rallying for local fracking regulations

Matthew Merchant October 12, 2014

With signs raised high and voices echoing, anti-fracking demonstrators rallied and marched from the streets of downtown Kent to Kent State’s campus Saturday to raise awareness for Issue 21, a...

Members of the Kent Environmental Right Group, including Bonny Esparza, Kathy Schuman and Lee Brooker, attend a community event for speaker Gwen Fischer of Concerned Citizen Ohio on Sept. 15, 2014 at the Kent Free Library.

What the frack?! Ballot issue divides activists, city leaders

Matthew Merchant September 24, 2014

Come November, the city of Kent and Kent State University could begin a drastic social and environmental change in two possible ways.The first, in the eyes of city law director James Silver, would involve...

Fracking, other ‘pending issues’ for Kent city council

Madeleine Winer March 13, 2014

Fracking and rentals housing regulations were two of 26 issues that remained in discussion after Kent City Manager David Ruller attempted to clean the list of pending issues city council has not moved...

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