Gas Under Graveyards Raises Moral, Money Questions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Loved ones aren't the only thing buried in the 122-year-old Lowellville Cemetery in eastern Ohio. Deep underground, locked in ancient shale formations, are lucrative quantities of natural gas....

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  • Gas Under Graveyards Raises Moral, Money Questions
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP via USA Today) -- Cemeteries are joining parks, playgrounds, churches and backyards as targets of the U.S. shale drilling boom, and that's an uncomfortable idea for some. Opponents say cemeteries shouldn't be disturbed by drilling they ...
    07/1/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Gas under graveyards raises moral, money questions
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Loved ones aren't the only thing buried in the 122-year-old Lowellville Cemetery in eastern Ohio. Deep underground, locked in ancient shale formations, are lucrative quantities of natural gas. Whether to drill for...
    06/30/2012 - 7:44 pm | View Link
  • Gas under graveyards raises moral, money questions
    Loved ones aren't the only thing buried in the 122-year-old Lowellville Cemetery in eastern Ohio. Deep underground, locked in ancient shale formations, are lucrative quantities of natural gas. Whether to drill for that gas is causing soul-searching as ...
    06/30/2012 - 7:30 pm | View Link
  • Gas under graveyards raises moral, money questions
    Whether to drill for that gas is causing soul-searching as cemeteries - including veterans' final resting places in Colorado and Mississippi - join parks, playgrounds, churches and residential backyards among the ranks of places targeted in the nation's ...
    06/30/2012 - 7:56 am | View Link
  • Gas under graveyards raises moral, money questions
    In rural Ohio, trustees in Poland Township received a proposal this year to lease cemetery mineral rights for $140,000, plus 16 percent of any royalties, for any oil and gas. Similar offers followed at two other area cemeteries. STORY: Natural gas gold ...
    06/30/2012 - 7:55 am | View Link
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