OEC In the News

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Energy Transfer Partners: Deja Vu All Over Again

June 23, 2017
“We’ve not seen a project in Ohio with spills at this size and scale, and if we can’t even trust Rover to construct this pipeline, how can we trust them to operate it when it’s complete?” said...

Energy Transfer Partners on another bumpy ride in Ohio

June 22, 2017
“We’ve not seen a project in Ohio with spills at this size and scale, and if we can’t even trust Rover to construct this pipeline, how can we trust them to operate it when it’s complete?” said...

Feds investigate toxic spill on Ohio wetland by #DAPL operator

June 22, 2017
“We’ve not seen a project in Ohio with spills at this size and scale, and if we can’t even trust Rover to construct this pipeline, how can we trust them to operate it when it’s complete?” Heather...

Letter to the Editor: Infrastructure commentary missed the mark

June 22, 2017
We can all agree that infrastructure upgrades are essential to Ohio’s future. Unfortunately, Craig Stevens’ June 19 column, “With American infrastructure lagging, pipeline projects in Ohio offer...

The Company Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Has Another Big Problem in Ohio

June 22, 2017
“We’ve not seen a project in Ohio with spills at this size and scale, and if we can’t even trust Rover to construct this pipeline, how can we trust them to operate it when it’s complete?” said...

Proposed Ohio subsidy for coal-fired power plants now uncertain

June 21, 2017
“Ohio lawmakers and their corporate utility friends want to raise your utility bill,” the ad says. The environmental group said the ad is running statewide.

Ohio budget amendments: another utility ‘bailout’ and a rollback of wind setbacks

June 21, 2017
“If my credit score goes down, I have no one to blame but myself, and have to make tough choices to get my credit up,” explained Trent Dougherty of the Ohio Environmental Council. “A utility giant...

Report challenges economics of 1950s coal plants as Ohio lawmakers seek subsidies

June 20, 2017
“Why should ratepayers suddenly be footing the bill for what some proponents of this bill are claiming is an unworkable contract between private companies?” countered Trish Demeter of the Ohio...

Northeast Ohio air getting better, but don't breathe easy just yet

June 20, 2017
"Seeing these improvements in the air quality of Northeast Ohio will definitely help out these folks with asthma and respiratory illnesses the most," said Trish Demeter of the Ohio Environmental...

As Lake Erie algae season looms, Michigan punts on new farm rules

June 19, 2017
On the other side, Ohio Environmental Council natural resources director Kristy Meyer says "common sense" regulations are a better approach than voluntary measures. Her group thinks farmers should...

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