What Would a Fracking Ban Mean for Ohio?

A new study shows a ban on federal leasing and fracking would have dire consequences for businesses and families nationwide. Commissioned by API, the study finds such a ban, which some presidential candidates have proposed, would threaten as many as 7.5 million U.S. jobs in 2022 alone, lead to a cumulative GDP loss of $7.1 trillion by 2030, and lower household incomes by $5,400 annually. Among the hardest hit states would be Ohio, with an estimated 500,000 lost jobs. Get more details. 3/5/2020