Salt Fork State Park in Ohio on Sept. 18, 2021. Ohio Department of Transportation / Flickr
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A government commission in Ohio has decided to open some state parks and wildlife areas to fracking.
The decision comes amid an investigation on allegations of possible fraudulent support from an industry group representing energy companies, The Associated Press reported.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Oil and Gas Land Management Commission (OGLMC) greenlit multiple fracking proposals on land owned by Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Ohio Department of Transportation, according to a report by The Associated Press.
The commissioners held a meeting to…