Now, the Wall Street Journal reports that a new steel mill is under construction, which might seem to be a reason for celebration. Unfortunately, the purpose of the mill is to produce million tons of seamless steel tubes used in "fracking," which has become a major source of income in the area, but a serious threat to the water supply.
Ansberry, Clare. 2011. "A Steel Plant Rises in Ohio." Wall Street Journal (2 August): p. B 1. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904233404576462562705511704.html?mod=ITP_marketplace_0
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