Panel members came together at Ohio Northern University to educate people on fracking.
Injecting a mixture of water and chemicals deep into the earth. The pressure causes shale rock formations to fracture. The fluid and valuable natural gas is released and mined through the well.
The reason why its controversial is because it can pollute land, water, and the air.
Even with its controversy, watch dog groups are in favor of fracking to create job growth in Ohio.
The majority of fracking rigs are on the east side of the state, but public funding makes it a state wide issue.
State wide regulations have already begun, and are expected to continue moving forward.