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May 23, 2012

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Drilling site in Dimock, Pa.
Drilling site in Dimock, Pa.
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Brandi Lukas

Leasing A Patch Of Paradise

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Jeff Dick, a former gas and oil man and geologist at Youngstown State University, loves his home in Ohio - the land is a refuge for him. He leased it to a company to explore for natural gas through fracturing the underground rock. He says he is at ease with the risks he is taking with fracking and that he'll watch his land and water carefully.

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