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President Trump has a plan for his first 100 days. It includes withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord, undoing roadblocks on Nexxus and other pipelines, and lifting the barriers that protect public lands from drilling.

That’s exactly why all of us must have our own 100 day plan to fight these anti-environment policies every step along the way.

Week 14 Action Plan 

"In nature's economy, the currency is not money, it is life." - Vandana Shiva

Take our survey Monday, April 24

Thank you for participating in #100DaysofAction! Please take a few minutes to complete our exit survey to help us gauge the program's effectiveness and your interest in more digital advocacy programs. 

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Wake up Tuesday, April 25

Want to organize for environmental justice and water justice? Join this webinar to hear community organizing success stories from West Virginia and Ohio.

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Flood Portman Wednesday, April 26

We need you to shore up Senator Portman's vote. Call him at 202-224-3353 and tell him to vote NO on the BLM CRA, which would repeal methane protections on our public lands.

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Learn to lead Thursday, April 27

Join sustainability leader Melink Corporation for a networking event at their net-zero campus in Cincinnati. Learn how being a sustainability leader is practical and profitable, from lower energy costs to boosted employee morale.   

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Eye Walleye Friday, April 28

Participate in Port Clinton's Walleye Festival. Climate change threatens this hugely popular fish. Show your support for Ohio's state fish! 

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March for Climate Saturday, April 29

On the President's 100th day in office, rally for our climate, green jobs, and environmental justice! Head to D.C. for the Peoples Climate March or find a sister march in the city nearest you!

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Week 13 Action Plan 

"Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us." - Bill Nye

Signs for science Monday, April 17

Get ready for the March for Science this weekend by making your sign! Show off your handywork on social media along with why science is important to you. Tag us, and we will share your work!

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Prepare for cuts Tuesday, April 18

Ohio Climate Action Campaign hosts a roundtable discussion about the proposed budget cuts to the EPA. Come learn about the significant ways reduced federal funding could impact us here in Ohio.

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Dance with us Wednesday, April 19

Thursday night, The Village Idiot hosts a dance party to benefit the OEC. Admission is free, but donations are welcome, and 15% of bar sales will be donated to the OEC to fund the critical work we do.

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Call for change Thursday, April 20

The OEC hosts a telephone town hall to discuss how methane, oil, and gas are affecting Ohio's public lands. Livestream to learn what can and should be done to protect our forests, streams, and air.     

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Celebrate green Friday, April 21

Ohio's largest environmental education event, EarthFest, will be filled with exhibits, live animals, workshops, and much more. Come celebrate all Ohio has achieved and continued efforts to be green!

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March for Science Saturday, April 22

All over the world, people are gathering to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments. Join an Ohio satellite March for Science near you!

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Triple your gift Sunday, April 23

Donate this week for your gift to be TRIPLE matched by a generous pool of donors. Help us reach our goal of $10,000!        

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Week 12 Action Plan 

"One lesson I got from Gandhi, 'Be the change you want to see,' haunts me. I just feel like I can't keep stomping around pointing the finger at BP when I am supporting the oil industry with my very own dollars and actions by buying their products, helping to pay their mortgage - plastic is from oil... polyester, shower curtains." - Kristin Bauer van Straten

Heed plastic Monday, April 10

Attend this lecture hosted by Shaker Lakes to learn about the first-ever survey of plastic pollution in the open Great Lakes. Come hear about the research results and what they mean for the future of our lakes.

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Meet with REI Tuesday, April 11

Wednesday evening, join the Environmental Professionals Network and Vice President of Sustainability at REI, Vikram Sahney. Learn how to align passions and professions to live a more sustainable life.

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Defend dialogue Wednesday, April 12

The environment needs your voice, but having open, productive discussions with people who hold different views on climate change can be difficult. Check out this Defend Our Future event for tips.

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Cheers the future Thursday, April 13

Environment Ohio and Defend Our Future host this advocacy happy hour. Mingle with others who care about the environment and take some actions to influence our lawmakers.       

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Cut the crap Friday, April 14

Watch our video and learn how your neighbors are affected by air pollution emitted from industrial hog farms. Then, read on and learn how you can advocate for better safeguards for your fellow Ohioans.

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Tour green homes Saturday, April 15

Tour a sustainable tiny home on Cincinnati's Northside. Greening your home is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. You will learn about locally owned, community invested companies doing this work.

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Power-up people Sunday, April 16

Join the OEC Action Fund's Founding 500. Our sister organization is powering Ohio's environmental movement by mobilizing the public and holding decision makers accountable to take strong climate action.

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Week 11 Action Plan 

"The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share." - Lady Bird Johnson

Create a storm Monday, April 3

Have a Twitter? On Monday, help @OECActionFund spread the hashtag #StateoftheEnviro and urge @JohnKasich to address Ohio's most critical environmental issues during Tuesday's State of the State address.

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Dump dirty water Tuesday, April 4

Join Ohio legal experts as they discuss solutions to address the harmful disposal of fracking wastewater.

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Toast to health Wednesday, April 5

The Ohio Environmental Health Association hosts a meet and greet at the Winking Lizard. Chat with them about the intersection between the environment and public health. 

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Savor science Thursday, April 6

Learn the basics behind environmentalism's hottest topics - microbeads and plastics, fracking, and the EPA.            

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Act on Faith Friday, April 7

Take part in Interfaith Power & Light's Faith Clmate Action Week. Download action kits, find events near you, take online action, a webinar with former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, and more!

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Lobby Saturday, April 8

Join the Dayton Citizens Climate Lobby in their effort to move forward the passage of a Carbon Fee and Dividend. 

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Plan to march Sunday, April 9

Will you be marching for science, for the climate, or both? Find science and climate marches in your area and finalize your protest plans.

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Week 10 Action Plan

"Movements have narratives. They tell stories, because they are not just about rearranging economics and politics. They also rearrange meaning. And they're not just about redistributing the goods. They're about figuring out what is good." - Marshall Ganz

Keep up with us Monday, March 27

Last week, the OEC passed two resolutions to curb phosphorus runoff in Lorain and Lucas county, met with state legislators about a loophole that puts millions of Ohioans at risk, and submitted testimony on energy bills. Keep up with us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Clean up Cinci Tuesday, March 28

Help create a neighborhood cleanup event in Cincinnati or the surrounding areas or sign up to join an existing event that is searching for volunteers!

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Simulate injustice Wednesday, March 29

Professor Kerry Ard presents research on the racial, economic and geographic factors that play into environmental policy and climate change impacts. The talk will be followed by an interactive community simulation. 

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Track the trash Thursday, March 30

Tour Athens Hocking Recycling Center to learn more about what exactly happens to your recycled materials and how recycling benefits your local economy.

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Follow U.S. energy Friday, March 31

Check out the Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's blog to discover the latest advances in green energy. 

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Tell your story Saturday, April 1

What influenced you to care about the environment? What is your pet issue and what do you want done about it? This weekend, write your "story of self" and keep it in your back pocket for testimonies, LTEs, and phone calls. 

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Join a bike co-op Sunday, April 2

Bikes are convenient, eco-friendly forms of transportation and allow you to take your commute outside. Joining a bike co-op gives you access to low-cost bike supplies and repairs and makes it easy to become part of the biking community.

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Week 9 Action Plan

"Without scientific progress no amount of achievement in other directions can insure our health, prosperity, and security as a nation in the modern world," - Vannevar Bush in Science: The Endless Frontier

Go outside Monday, March 20

March 20th is the first day of Spring. Rain or shine, warm or cold, priortize spending time outside today. Remember the natural beauty that inspired so many to act for our Earth!

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 Flood the House Tuesday, March 21

Help us flood the Ohio House with written testimony opposing HB114, a bill that turns energy efficiency standard into "goals," which would hurt Ohio's viability in the green energy market. Submit before close of business Monday! 

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Celebrate water Wednesday, March 22

March 22nd is World Water Day. The OEC will be holding press conferences in Lorain and Toledo. You can watch our live-stream on Facebook or follow the action on Twitter.

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Speak up Thursday, March 23

Learn about the current state of Lake Erie and speak on its behalf. Join this public meeting on the shores of the lake to voice your thoughts on protecting Ohio water.

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Support rivers Friday, March 24

Ohio's Great Corridor Association is celebrating ten years of making the Great Miami Riverway even greater. Panels will discuss river restoration and recreation.

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Save our lake Saturday, March 25

Last week President Trump released a budget that zeroed out funds to the Great Lakes. Write your U.S. represenatives and senators to let them know you want the program fully funded. 

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Propose change Sunday, March 26

Earth Day is April 22, but many Earth Day projects begin the week before. Submit a proposal for an event in your community and recruit volunteers. 

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Other News

 

OEC and the Buckeye Institute go head to head

A bill to freeze clean energy standards was reintroduced in the Ohio house. Trish Demeter weighs in on the tired attempts. 

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President Trump's proposed budget is worse than we thought

Kristy Meyer warned that a 97% cut to the Great Lakes restoration budget would hit Lake Erie hard. This week we learned the budget is set at $0!

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We signed a joint letter with 130 environmental groups

This week 130 environmental groups signed and sent a letter to U.S. representatives expressing strong opposition to massive EPA cuts.

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Week 8 Action Plan

"We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand." - Christopher Dodd

Write testimony Monday, March 13

This Wednesday, an important subcommittee of the Ohio House Finance Committee will begin accepting public testimony on HB49, the state budget bill. Submit written testimony to Chairman Andy Thompson explaining why funding for the environment matters to you or encourage a friend to do so! We would be happy to help craft your testimony.

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Go IndieGogo Tuesday, March 14

Jacoby Creek is up for auction. Help the Tecumseh Land Trust purchase and protect this drinking water source, which affects the health of the Little Miami and Ohio rivers.

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Stop violations Wednesday, March 15

This Violation Tracker tracks the safety and environmental violations of corporations operating in your area. Hold violators accountable by contacting your local officials.

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Find the fun Thursday, March 16

Enjoy what you are protecting and join Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park in an Instagram scavenger hunt for a chance to be featured on the @cbusmetroparks Instagram.

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Investigate air Friday, March 17

Clean air violations could be affecting your area. The Southwest Ohio Air Quality agency can tell you how safe your air is.

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Go solar Saturday, March 18

Learn more about Ohio's solar energy movement and ways you can switch to solar power by attending this free presentation.

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Rally for parks Sunday, March 19

Rally with organizations pushing Senator Portman to protect the Antiquities Act and other legislation preserving our public parks. Enjoy music and speakers while you’re there!

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Other News

 

Another lame attack on clean energy

The OEC Action Fund prepares, yet again, to fight an attempt to freeze Ohio's clean energy standards.

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OEC Explains the News

Trish Demeter, Managing Director of Energy, debunks the Buckeye Institute's shoddy study. 

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Trump is trying to cut funds to the Great Lakes by 97%

 Director of Natural Resources, Kristy Meyer explains why this hefty budget cut would a detriment to Ohio.

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Week 7 Action Plan

"In the hierarchy of public lands, national parks by law have been above the rest: America's most special places, where natural beauty and all its attendant pleasures - quiet waters, the scents of fir and balsam, the hoot of an owl, and the dark of a night sky unsullied by city lights - are sacrosanct." - Michael Shnayerson

Care for our land Monday, March 6

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is on September 30th. This year, be a part of the biggest NPLD celebration in Ohio's history by registering a service project. 

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Meet water experts Tuesday, March 7

The Environmental Professionals Network hosts a buffet breakfast and discussion. This month, experts discuss the importance of protecting and restoring wild rivers. 

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Take climate call Wednesday, March 8

Join Citizens' Climate Lobby's weekly introductory call to learn more about the organization. The Ohio chapter won our 2016 "One to Watch" award for their work.

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Plant native Thursday, March 9

Native plants support native wildlife, and are easier to maintain. Join the Cleveland Natural History Museum for their workshop and learn to landscape using native plants. 

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Reward yourself Friday, March 10

Celebrate Day 50 by buying a gift for yourself through AmazonSmile. Select an eligible environmental organization and .5% of your purchase profits will be donated.

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Keep Wayne wild Saturday, March 11

Join United Citizens Action Network for this free workshop and networking opportunity. Find out what grassroots organizers are doing to help save the Wayne. 

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Save forestlands Sunday, March 12

Our lands program aims to double the percentage of protected forestlands in Ohio. Donate today to help us fight the lease of the Wayne and save Ohio's beautiful natural spaces. 

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Other News

 

So, what's the big deal about methane?

Lately, you may have heard a lot about methane. It’s been a hot issue at the federal level, and is now in the headlines in Ohio. Why all the fuss?

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Executive Director guest panelist on All Sides with Ann Fisher

Heather Taylor-Miesle was invited to speak on the environment under Trump and the future of the EPA. Hear what she had to say.

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OEC speaks up for the Clean Water Act and the Ohio River

President Trump recently signed an executive order to undo parts of the Clean Water Act. Director of Natural Resources, Kristy Meyer weighed in.

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Week 6 Action Plan

"Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Find a town hall Monday, February 27

Town Hall Project will you keep you up-to-date on the town halls in your community. These are popping up with or without representatives present. Find or submit a town hall, today. 

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Call for efficiency Tuesday, February 28

Ohio's General Assembly plans to rehash old battles and introduce a bill that makes energy efficiency a "goal" instead of a standard. Prepare yourself with information, so you can help us move Ohio forward in the months ahead.

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Learn the basics Wednesday, March 1

Several organizations are hosting a workshop on how federal, state, and local environmental policies intersect and what you can do to impact them. RSVP on Facebook!

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Attend festival Thursday, March 2

Loco 'Yaks host the Reel Paddling Film Festival in Cleveland. Proceeds from ticket sales go toward establishing their new scholarship program. Buy ahead of time to save $3!

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Get EPA water info Friday, March 3

Ohio EPA is holding a public information session regarding issues of poor water quality in Ohio. Don't miss this opportunity to listen and provide testimony on this critical issue.

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Visit public land Saturday, March 4

Spring is just around the corner. Explore the sites and sounds of your federal, state or metro parks and remember the importance of preserving these public lands. 

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Check LCV score Sunday, March 5

Last week, League of Conservation Voters released their annual environmental scorecards. See how Ohio's federal delegates performed and why.

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Other News

 

OEC Action Fund President speaks at OH-15 Town Hall

We captured Heather Taylor-Miesle, president of our sister organization, speaking to Ohioans about continuing conversations with local representatives.

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Senate to vote on whether to cap methane leaks.

Senator Portman is undecided on whether to vote yes or no on the BLM CRA to repeal methane standards. Tell him to vote no on wasteful, dangerous leaks.

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Ohioans came out for Senator Brown.

On February 16, Ohioans turned out to show their appreciation for Senator Brown's rejection of Scott Pruitt for EPA chief. We caught the rally live through Facebook.

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Week 5 Action Plan

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." - Jane Goodall

Learn U.S. history Monday, February 20

With National Parks' protections up for repeal, it is important to remember the United States' history on conservation and environmental protection. Read this article about our greenest presidents. 

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Follow tracker Tuesday, February 21

Columbia University Law School's Sabin Center for Climate Change Law launched a climate deregulation tracker to help follow new anti-environmental measures. Subscribe to it, today.

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Fund recreation Wednesday, February 22

Complete the ODNR SCORP survey to help set Ohio's outdoor recreation funding priorities. This opportunity comes once every 5 years, so make your voice heard before it's too late!

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Call out Portman Thursday, February 23

Join Moms Clean Air Force and other concerned citizens to call out Senator Rob Portman for voting to approve Scott Pruitt to head the EPA before a thorough investigation of his fossil fuel industry ties. 

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Ask why aye Friday, February 24

Senator Portman and Representatives Chabot, Wenstrup, Jordan, Latta, Johnson, Gibbs, Davidson, Turner, Tiberi, Joyce, Stivers, and Renacci all voted to repeal the Stream Protection Rule that protects rural drinking water. Ask them why. 

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Watch meeting Saturday, Februrary 25

The American Public Health Assocation, The Climate Reality Project, and university health institutes adopted the Climate and Health Meeting after the Center for Disease Control abruptly cancelled the meeting. Watch to get a better understanding of how these topics intersect. 

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Read handbook Sunday, February 19

Read Ohio Citizens Action's Good Neighbor Campaign Handbook and find out how to hold accountable the companies polluting your neighborhood.

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Other News

 

Scott Pruitt was confirmed to head the EPA.

Heather Taylor-Miesle puts out a statement: We are disappointed in Senator Portman's vote and grateful for Senator Brown's firm stance. 

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Trump may shrink EPA, but effect in Ohio to be delayed.

As environmental protections look bleak, Trent Dougherty reminds us "The state of Ohio is free to put Ohio first...it's not all doom and gloom."

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We are suing over the Wayne National Forest lease.

We will do what it takes to stop the Bureau of Land Management from leasing Ohio's only national forest to oil and gas. Next lease set for March 23.

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Week 4 Action Plan

"They tried to bury us, but they didn't realize we were seeds" - Dinos Christianopoulos

Cap methane Monday, February 13

Soon, legislators will vote on whether to repeal standards that require oil and gas to cap methane leaks. Tell your U.S. representatives that methane is a pollutant and leaks are a waste.

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Dig into ecology Tuesday, February 14

Attend this Olander Park program to learn the ecology of your own backyard. Get tips to help your garden flourish, support healthy soil, and provide homes for pollinators.

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Learn about lead Wednesday, February 15

Join Children's Environmental Health Network and Environmental Defense Fund for this 2-part webinar series on childhood lead exposure and lead service line replacement. 

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Thank Sherrod Thursday, February 16

Join the Ohio Environmental Council and guest speakers in thanking Senator Sherrod Brown for his vocal opposition to Scott Pruitt's nomination to head the EPA. 

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Seek justice Friday, February 17

Attend Professor John Nolt's presentation on "Long-Term Climate Justice" hosted by the Ohio State University's Center for Ethics and Human Values. 

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Join commission Saturday, Februrary 18

Join the Toledo-Lucas County Sustainability Commission. Members must attend 4 out of 6 bimontlhy meetings and actively participate in subcomittees.  

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Count birds Sunday, February 19

Participate in this year's Great Backyard Bird Count. This is a citizen scientists event in which information collected by everyday citizens helps fill out scientific data.  

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Other News

 

Allegheny Front consults OEC on the health of the Ohio River

Allegheny Front interviewed Kristy Meyer for their Headwaters series about the Ohio River's future.

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Plan to address toxic algae falls short

Ohio EPA's plan for Lake Erie fails to address agricultural pollution in a significant way.

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What will it take to get a green budget in Ohio: You.

OEC Action Fund envisions a green Ohio budget bill. You can help make that vision a reality.

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Week 3 Action Plan

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

Work on the Edge Monday, February 6

RSVP before Wednesday to volunteer for the Saturday, February 11 invasive species cleanup at the beautiful 19,000 acre Edge of Appalachia Preserve. 

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Fund film festival Tuesday, February 7

Buy tickets to Thursday's Reel Paddling Film Festival in Lorain, Ohio. Proceeds go to establishing the LoCo 'Yaks new scholarship fund. 

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Submit questions Wednesday, February 8

Watch the State of Toledo on February 9. Submit questions and comments beforehand to mayor@toledo.oh.gov or by calling 419-245-1001.

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Go to OSU panel Thursday, February 9

February 10 at 9am, OSU's Center for Ethics and Human Values hosts a free panel on climate justice. Discussion will center around feasible, global climate change goals.

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Learn about ODH Friday, February 10

The Ohio Department of Health is a resource when your environmental health is theatened or harmed. Attend their meeting and ask how they address environmental health issues. 

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Green Cleveland Saturday, Februrary 11

Join a Sustainable Cleveland working group. Topic areas include waste, sustainable transportation, green spaces, vital neighborhoods, and clean water. 

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#LovetheWayne Sunday, February 12

Join in on our #LovetheWayne campaign. Share your Wayne story and help stir public support to protect this precious forestland from oil and gas. Next lease is set for March 23.

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Other News


 

U.S. House and Senate repeal critical environmental protections.

Gutting the stream protection rule puts coal company profits above Ohioans' right to safe drinking water. 

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Our statement on Pruitt as head of the EPA.

Pruitt has a history of hostility toward the EPA's mission, and Ohioans need strong protections now.

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Oil and gas doesn't want to pay taxes. Communities need them.

Communities estimate they need $1.7 million to offset degradation caused by oil and gas. 

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Week 2 Action Plan

"In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision" - Dalai Lama

Are you ready for another week of actions? Commit to a couple of actions that suit your schedule. If you haven't already, join the discussion using our Ohio Environmental Action Takers Facebook group

Dial up Sierra Club Monday, January 30

Defend clean drinking water and healthy ecosystems by becoming a water sentinel. Listen in on Sierra Club National's call to learn more.

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Listen to Leo Tuesday, January 31

Attend one of two awesome film screenings in the Columbus area: Before the Flood hosted by OSU SENR and The Future of Energy hosted by Simply Living.

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Listen to your neighbor Wednesday, February 1

Jenny's story exemplifies the impact oil and gas' rapid expansion is having on rural Ohio communities. Take a couple of minutes to listen to your neighbor.

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Honor wetlands Thursday, February 2

February 2 is World Wetlands Day! Share our blog explaining the importance of these natural spaces and visit one of Ohio's wetlands this weekend. 

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Educate our future Friday, February 3

EECO is hosting a free STEM conference focusing on environmental literacy. If you can't make it to the conference, become a member of EECO to stay tuned for future events.

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Research officials Saturday, January 28

Learn about your elected officials at the national, state and local level. Research what powers they hold and where they stand on environmental issues.  

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Be a green giver Sunday, January 29

Set-up a monthly donation to help our law and policy experts safeguard Ohio's enviornment and public health. 

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Other News


More than 1,100 acress of Wayne National Forest set for auction

Sign our petition today and pledge to stand with the OEC as we defend Wayne National Forest from oil and gas operations.

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Will you stand up for public health on January 31?

Raise you voice to ensure our lawmakers are standing up for Ohioans. Find out how you can take action with Ohio Sierra Club.

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OEC Action Fund is seeking a southwest regional coordinator 

Do you know a rising community leader who would be a great fit for the OEC Action Fund? Encourage them to apply!

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 Week 1 Action Plan

 

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you for joining #100DaysofAction. You will be the first to receive our weekly action plan. Please share your stories with us using the hashtag #100DaysofAction.

Join #100DaysofAction Monday, January 23

Sign up for a weekly reminder, so you can take action!

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Watch Green Fire Tuesday, January 24

On January 24, Ohio State is hosting a screening of this documentary about conservationist Aldo Leopold. If you can't attend, watch the trailer. You might be interested in hosting a screening.

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Protect our parks Wednesday, January 25

Attend the Green Corp Protect Our Parks campaign kick-off meeting in Cleveland. Help convince Senator Rob Portman to uphold laws that protect our natural wonders.

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Save the Endangered Species Act Thursday, January 26

The ESA is under threat, and so are the wildlife and public lands it safeguards.

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Share with friends Friday, January 27

This Friday, January 27 we want to create a social media storm for #100DaysofAction. Use the hashtag to share your excitement about taking action and ask your friends to join in!

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Become a Climate Change Ambassador Saturday, January 28

Nature Abounds offered webinar trainings to help establish ambassadors across Ohio. You can become an expert at bringing new people into the environmental fold. 

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Watch a confirmation hearing Sunday, January 29

Scott Pruitt, Rex Tillerson, and Jeff Sessions were all grilled for their poor environmental record. 

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Other News


More than 1,100 acress of Wayne National Forest set for auction

Conservation groups will file formal protests with the BLM to assure the state's only national forest remains protected. 

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Opposition to Stream Protection Rule risks Ohio's drinking water

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine's opposition to stream protection rule prioritizes declining coal industry over clean water.

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Ohioans share their experiences with oil and gas development

Eastern Ohio residents are being inundated with oil and gas development. Jenny shared her story with us. 

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January 22: Write an LTE to your local paper

The OEC is seeking people to write LTEs demanding lawmakers uphold caps on methane emissions. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is more potent than CO2. To save our future, we must limit needless methane emissions, like the tons of methane leaking from old oil and gas wells. Ohio's biggest polluters must be held accountable for the effects their industry is having on our environment.  

 

January 21: Share your health stories

If toxic algae has ever plagued your drinking water or smog has triggered respiratory issues, you know environmental and public health are inextricibly linked. Share your environmental health story on social media and tag the organizers of the Women's March on WashingtonNatural Resource Defense Fund (NRDC)Greenpeace, and Green For All. Your story could potentially reach hundreds of thousands of people. Social media storytelling is a great way to spread awareness. 

January 20: Reject Pruitt

Take action by sending our message to Senator Rob Portman and Senator Sherrod Brown telling them to reject Scott Pruitt. Editing the text we provide increases the likelihood your message will be read. You can also call Senators Portman and Brown, which is even more effective.