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Green news, reflections, and stories from Ohio's leading environmental advocates.

February 17, 2016

By Melanie Houston
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In the aftermath of widespread lead contamination in drinking water in Flint, Michigan, people across the country have started asking: could my water be contaminated, too? While Flint represents the worst-case scenario, we are learning that this is not an isolated problem. In late January, reports surfaced that Sebring, Ohio, a small community in northeast Ohio, had lead contamination in their water as well.

February 16, 2016

Brennan Howell

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Last week, the United States Supreme Court gave a surprise decision on the Clean Power Plan – the nation’s first-ever carbon pollution standards for power plants. The Court’s announcement to halt the implementation of the CPP has shocked many, and for good reason. The Supreme Court has never stopped implementation of a regulation before a lower federal court has had its say.

January 26, 2016

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, Toledo City Council heard presentations from the Ohio Environmental Council and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency about current and potential efforts to prevent toxic algae from threatening people’s drinking water and the safety of Lake Erie’s beaches.

January 26, 2016

Gov. Kasich’s supportive remarks about clean energy and Ohio’s role in innovating for the future couldn’t come at a better time. Ohio is in the midst of a heated debate about the future of clean – and dirty – energy in our state.

January 8, 2016

Wait, what just happened? You might be asking yourself this if you just read the Bloomberg News Headline: “EPA Science Advisors Balk at Fracking Study.”

December 21, 2015

“It just seemed so sneaky,” she says. “I didn't know what was going on.”

December 14, 2015

TAKE ACTION HERE IF YOU WON'T SETTLE EITHER

I still remember getting up bright and early with my sisters on Christmas morning, waiting with great excitement for my parents to wake up so we could start unwrapping the bounty of gifts piled beneath the colorfully -lit tree.

Now some of Ohio's electric utilities are looking for their own gifts under the tree and if they get their way, you'll be buying them some pricy presents for the foreseeable future. 

December 10, 2015

During this season of giving, thankfulness, and community, we’re so happy to be able to celebrate some tremendous victories thanks to your support!

December 9, 2015

While world leaders have converged on Paris for what is being billed as a last-chance summit to avoid catastrophic climate change, many Republicans that dominate Ohio's state government are looking backwards, if not sticking their heads in the sand, when it comes to addressing the most urgent issue of our time.

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