Spaulding Clark West Bay Begins Oil Drilling Before Scio Township Board Votes On Moratorium By Andrew Cluley • Aug 20, 2014 Andrew Cluley / 89.1 WEMU Efforts to block West Bay Exploration from drilling for oil in Scio Township have failed. The township board will still consider a temporary moratorium even though drilling has begun. Listen Listening... / 89.1 WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports oil drilling is underway in Scio Township before a proposed moratorium is considered. Oil Drilling Critics Expected At Tonight's Scio Township Trustees Meeting By Andrew Cluley • May 13, 2014 Andrew Cluley / 89.1 WEMU Opponents of oil and natural gas drilling want to fill the Scio Township Hall for tonight's Board of Trustees meeting. The Township isn't expected to take any formal action, but Citizens for Oil-Free Backyards hope to have plenty of public comment.