Ohio House Approves Bill To Allow Drilling In Parks

Law360, New York (May 26, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would open state parks to oil and gas drilling for the first time.

The Republican-controlled Ohio House voted 54-41 to pass H.B.133, which would create a five-member Oil and Gas Leasing Commission that would hold authority to approve oil and gas leases on state lands, except on the state's nature preserves.

The commission would be comprised of the chief of the Ohio Geological Survey and four other members appointed by the governor, according to Julian Boggs,...
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