Ohio Allowing Drilling Inside State Parks

Ohio Allowing Drilling Inside State Parks
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The fight to preserve state parks all around the nation is still underway. Here is an excerpt from The Columbus Dispatch:

“Drilling companies that want to tap the oil and gas buried under Ohio’s state parks would have to sign a mineral-rights lease and stay at least 300 feet from campgrounds and other attractions, according to documents that state officials released yesterday.

The proposed leases and an 89-page list of “best management practices” are the result of a Sept. 30 law that opened state parks and other state-held land for drilling.”

Read the full article about how the drilling companies purpose to use ‘best management practices’ when it comes to destroying natural areas and polluting state park lands.

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