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Special Report: The casualties of Chesapeake's "land grab" across America

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken...more

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone
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Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken...more

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone
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Ohio State Representative Mark Okey, a Democrat who represents Carroll County, is seen in this undated handout photo released by the Ohio House of Representatives. REUTERS/Ohio House of Representatives/Handout

Ohio State Representative Mark Okey, a Democrat who represents Carroll County, is seen in this undated handout photo released by the Ohio House of Representatives. REUTERS/Ohio House of Representatives/Handout

Ohio State Representative Mark Okey, a Democrat who represents Carroll County, is seen in this undated handout photo released by the Ohio House of Representatives. REUTERS/Ohio House of Representatives/Handout
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Kaushik De and his wife Ranjana Bhandari stand in their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Kaushik De and his wife Ranjana Bhandari stand in their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Kaushik De and his wife Ranjana Bhandari stand in their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone
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Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De discuss their recent failed attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De discuss their recent failed attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De discuss their recent failed attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone
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Kaushik De points at a map showing the gas well to be drilled by Chesapeake Energy near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Kaushik De points at a map showing the gas well to be drilled by Chesapeake Energy near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Kaushik De points at a map showing the gas well to be drilled by Chesapeake Energy near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone
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Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De discuss their recent failed attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De discuss their recent failed attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De discuss their recent failed attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone
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Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken...more

Ranjana Bhandari and her husband Kaushik De, who recently failed in their attempt to prevent Chesapeake Energy from drilling for gas near their home, stand near a Chesapeake Energy gas well in Arlington, Texas September 16, 2012. Picture taken September 16, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Stone
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