Ohio House Bill 380 (as Passed by the House)
Sponsored by Representative Blessing.
OEC’s Summary: Oppose
HB380 requires claimants in asbestos tort actions to make certain disclosures pertaining to asbestos trust claims that have been submitted to asbestos trust entities for the purpose of compensating the claimant for asbestos exposure.
The Clean Ohio Fund is ready to go back to work for Ohio…
drawing private investment to idle brownfields...
enabling family farmers keep their farm as a farm…
helping Mother Nature stay in a natural state…
and giving families a fun, healthful place to walk, ride, and glide.
This legislation will provide a framework by which local producers of Ohio-grown fruits, vegetables and other commodities may differentiate their products from the industrially-produced commodities, while assuring consumers of unique production practices, food safety, quality and freshness.
The Ohio Environmental Council supports the expansion and implementation of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) technology in coal-based energy production.
IGCC is a bridge technology - it is a substantial environmental improvement over current coal-based options and its adoption in the U.S. could have vast, positive global impacts.
The proposed re-direction of Ohio’s policy orientation for livestock production.
Livestock agriculture is an important part of Ohio’s economy, so it makes sense to allocate research and development resources in that direction.In recent times, the vast majority of federal and state research and developmental efforts have been focused on refi ning the regulatory, engineering, and technological infrastructural in support of large, industrial confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs).