Mandatory pooling issue concerns some Ohio landowners

Some Ohio landowners are arguing that mandatory pooling, which allows drillers to drill on an objecting landowner's property so long as enough neighbors support the drilling, is tantamount to "private eminent domain," The Associated Press reports. Although landowners do get paid for the oil and gas that is taken, some argue that it is not worth the aesthetic and environmental impact, nor the infringement upon their rights, the article said. For more, read the full story here.