The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

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May 14, 2013

Fracking meeting Wed. in Windsor

WINDSOR TOWNSHIP — A meeting to discuss health and safety issues related to frack waste injection wells will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Windsor Community Center, 5430 Mayfield Road, Windsor Township.

Teresa Mills, of the Center of Health and Environmental Justice, will be the guest speaker. Mills has worked more than 20 years as a grassroots leader to assist communities to find their voice, analyze data, and develop a strategic plan. She is the founder of the Buckeye Environmental Network, a statewide network of grassroots environmental groups. Today she works as the Ohio Childrens Health Organizer with the Center for Health and Environmental Justice to stop schools from being built near toxic lands or facilities, and on other environmental threats to children.

The event is presented by Ashtabula County Water Watch and co-sponsored by Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake Counties Farmers Union; Concerned Citizens Ohio (Portage County); Frack-free Geauga; Frack-free Lake County; Lake Effect chapter of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association; and NEOGAP. The public is invited to this free event.

For more information call 440-272-5174 or 440-344-2467.

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