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Charter amendment in Columbus sought to ban fracking

A group of environmentalists wants to change the Columbus City Charter to ban fracking or any other oil and gas drilling in the city.

Carolyn Harding and other organizers seeking what they call the “Columbus Community Bill of Rights” turned in their petition for a charter change on Thursday with 13,587 signatures. If 8,956 of them are from registered Columbus voters, and the group followed the city’s petition rules correctly, the measure would be on the November ballot.

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