Environmental Health

Statement from the Ohio Environmental Council on Last Week's Rover Pipeline Spill

The following statement can be attributed in full, or in part, to Heather Taylor-Miesle, Executive Director of the Ohio Environmental Council:

“Early last week, FERC granted Energy Transfer Partners the ability to resume drilling for the Rover Pipeline project, and just a few days later, yet another spill occurred. ETP’s negligence and incompetence has once again put Ohio’s waterways in danger.

Request for Proposals – Great Lakes Drinking Water Toolkit & Training

River Network requests proposals from qualified individuals and consultants to support the development, delivery and production of a drinking water toolkit for communities and watershed groups. We are specifically seeking proposals from those with expertise in multiple areas of drinking water management and protection, which might include water quality, legal and policy approaches, financing, affordability, public health and community engagement.


Responsibilities: Build relationships with volunteers and community to implement environmental education programming and manage Bull’s Run woodland and prairie habitat.

Environmental Education:

Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

This conference will highlight current scientific knowledge about algal blooms: model predictions, updated best management practices, and water treatment methods to remove toxins. Presenters will come from regional agencies and institutions, with an expected audience largely from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty. Specific topics will include:


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