Last Wednesday, despite vociferous public protest, the Ohio Oil and Gas Land Management Commission voted to approve nominations to lease Salt Fork State Park, Valley Run Wildlife Area, and Zepernick... Read More
Political corruption and lack of accountability in the statehouse today are reasons Ohio’s Republican Party supermajority legislators are considering despoiling Ohio’s state parks by fracking, said David Pepper, Cincinnati political... Read More
A free Town Hall to educate Ohioans about wild birds, energy production in Ohio, fracking and climate change will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Salt Fork State Park lodge in Lore City, Ohio.
In a joint letter delivered on Friday to members of the Oil and Gas Land Management Commission, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Mary Mertz and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, 19 organizations urged officials to investigate and rectify the alleged fake public comments submitted by fossil fuel interests without the knowing consent of Ohioans, as uncovered by a Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer investigation on September 10.
COLUMBUS, OH — An investigation by The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com revealed that dozens of Ohioans — including a 9-year-old girl — believe their names and personal information were used without their permission... Read More