FrackFree Tuesday protest coincides with national action day

FrackFree Mahoning Valley protest. Aug. 18, 2015
The group FrackFree Mahoning Valley protests near the Spring Common Bridge near downtown Youngstown. Aug. 18, 2015.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – In Youngstown, there was a protest against the expanding oil and gas industry in our region. FrackFree Mahoning held signs beside the Spring Common Bridge near the B-and-O Station on Tuesday.

The group says it’s against fracking, drilling, and big oil and gas infrastructure and pipelines in our area. They say it’s a threat to public health and safety.

The protest was part of a national day of action called Hands Across Our Land.

 

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