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Speaker at anti-fracking event holds out hopes for Supreme Court to embrace local regulation

October 19, 2015

The Athens News

October 18, 2015

by David DeWitt

Despite an Ohio Supreme Court ruling that kept a local anti-fracking group from putting a countywide community bill of rights/charter proposal to voters this November, the state high court has not yet decided on the constitutionality of those proposals, the keynote speaker for an anti-fracking event argued Saturday in Glouster.

Tom Hodson is the director and general manager of WOUB, an associate professor in Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication, a former Athens County Common Pleas and Municipal Court judge, and a visiting trial judge for the Ohio Supreme Court since 2002.

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