When you go to work everyday to fight for progress for the environment and public health, you expect the climb to be steep and to face some setbacks, but the struggle makes the victories all the sweeter!
Green news, reflections, and stories from Ohio's leading environmental advocates.
Giving up on Ohio means giving up on our clean energy economy, and the hard working families who would be delighted to put food on their table by working a job that isn’t poisoning the school their kids attend.
In the last few weeks, we’ve learned of 650 miles – process that for a minute – of toxic algae is poisoning the Ohio River.
As a nurse and a grandmother, Ingrid Kelley has concerns about fracking in Ohio.
The chemicals found in sport fish and game are often persistent and bio accumulative. Although you may not see effects after eating it once, the chemicals will build up in your body and could show their negative side effects over time
The dedication to my guide book, Hiking Ohio, reads “To all the Ohio conservationists, past and present, who have had the foresight to protect our wild places. Without them this book would not be possible.” With that in mind, here are four hikes around the Buckeye State that are an excellent way to enjoy the changing colors of the fall landscape.
Alex owns and operates a 30-acre organic farm in Northeastern Ohio. If you’re lucky enough to ever visit his farm, you’ll see antique farm equipment, tidy vegetable beds of greens and beets, beautiful brown hens laying eggs, and horses running down a hillside pasture. This place is special. And unfortunately, not too many farms like it are still around in Ohio.
The Ohio Environmental Council and our partner groups across the country organized to bring hundreds of citizen supporters before the EPA. Not only did we garner significant press attention, but we outnumber the oil and gas industry 92 to 2 in comments supporting the new standard!
Not only does it ignore the assignment to truly weigh the costs and benefits of Ohio's clean energy standards, this report leaves me questioning if they did any studying at all.
Issue 1 will amend the Ohio Constitution to reform how district lines are drawn for the Ohio House of Representatives and the Ohio Senate. Right about now you may be wondering, What possible connection is there between clean air and water and how politicians draw the lines for their Statehouse districts? The connection is actually quite stark.