A press release from Ohio groups:



Anti-fracking rally scheduled to stop state lands fracking bill



 



Participants calling for the Senate defeat of proposed legislation



 



Columbus, Ohio—On Tuesday, April 28, “Stop Fracking Ohio” Lobby Day will bring residents from all over the state to voice their concerns to their legislators about proposed legislation in the Senate to allow state lands to be forced into oil and gas drilling leases. Supported by local and national groups, affected Ohioans are calling for legislators to scrap the proposed House Bill 8, and to not allow drilling on any state-controlled land.



 



Who: Food & Water Watch; Sierra Club Ohio Chapter; Columbus Community Bill of Rights; Athens County Fracking Action Network; Buckeye Forest Council, and others



 



What: Ohio residents will meet with lawmakers throughout the day, and rally on the Statehouse steps facing N. High St for a roster of speakers and musicians.



 



Where: High St. side of the Statehouse.



 



When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.