oil and gas drilling http://wemu.org en Issues of the Environment: Mineral Rights Leases and Gas and Oil Exploration in Scio Township http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-mineral-rights-leases-and-gas-and-oil-exploration-scio-township <p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147239454&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;<span style="font-family: monospace; line-height: 1.5;">Overview</span></p><p><span style="font-family: monospace;">Scio Twp residents living near the intersection of Zeeb and Dexter-Ann Arbor roads have received inquiries about leasing the mineral rights on their property from Traverse City-based West Bay Exploration Company.</span><br style="font-family: monospace;" /> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:30:56 +0000 David Fair 45161 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Mineral Rights Leases and Gas and Oil Exploration in Scio Township Scio Township Residents Learning More About Possible Oil Exploration In Their Community http://wemu.org/post/scio-township-residents-learning-more-about-possible-oil-exploration-their-community <p>Several hundred people learned more about oil exploration and mineral rights leases at<strong><a href="http://www.sciotownship.org/" target="_blank"> Scio Township</a></strong> Thursday night.&nbsp; Township officials held an informational meeting at the Washtenaw Intermediate School District facility on Wagner with a variety of experts because <strong><a href="http://www.westbayexploration.com/" target="_blank">West Bay Exploration</a></strong> has leases to explore about one-thousand acres in the township.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:28:53 +0000 Andrew Cluley 44934 at http://wemu.org Scio Township Residents Learning More About Possible Oil Exploration In Their Community Company Considers Drilling West of Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/company-considers-drilling-west-ann-arbor <p>A Traverse City-based company is moving forward with plans to possibly drill for oil or natural gas in an area just west of Ann Arbor. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:11:23 +0000 Associated Press 44053 at http://wemu.org Company Considers Drilling West of Ann Arbor Issues of the Environment: 'Fracking' part 2 http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-fracking-part-2 <p>This week's Issues of the Environment presents part two of our series on hydraulic fracturing,&nbsp; or fracking, in Washtenaw County. &nbsp;Our guest is Jim Peters, Operations Manager for Northstar Energy, and a representative for the Michigan Oil and Gas Producers Educational Foundation.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mogpef.org/">Michigan Oil and Gas Producers Educational Foundation</a></p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:33:04 +0000 David Fair 26391 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: 'Fracking' part 2