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Protest planned before Ohio EPA meeting on Michindoh Aquifer

FOX 55 first reported in July Artesian of Pioneer plans to drill wells and sell water to communities around Toledo.

Posted: Mar. 11, 2019 10:55 PM
Updated: Mar. 12, 2019 8:31 AM

FAYETTE, Ohio (WFFT) - Dozens of people are expected to protest plans to drill water from the Michindoh Aquifer and sell it to other communities Tuesday.

FOX 55 first reported in July Artesian of Pioneer plans to drill wells and sell water to communities around Toledo.

Tuesday's protest is scheduled before the Ohio Department of Environmental Protection hosts a public informational meeting.

The Ohio EPA is expected to explain the approval process and answer questions.

The meeting is happening at 6 p.m. at Fayette Local Schools, 400 E. Gamble Road, Fayette, Ohio.

If you can't make the meeting you can submit comments by Friday to Ohio EPA, Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, Attn. Craig Smith, P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, Ohio 43216-1049.

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