OEC Year in Review & Look Ahead

Driven by our vision of clean air to breathe, safe water to drink, and bountiful public lands to sustain our health and rejuvenate our spirits, we are adept at taking challenges and turning them into opportunities. As environmentalists, we know resilience. Together, we are fully capable of rising to the challenge. Join OEC's team for […]

H2Ohio Explained

H2Ohio is one of the most comprehensive, science-based plans for clean water in state history. Designed to improve Ohio’s water quality from source to tap, H2Ohio focuses specifically on reducing phosphorus in Ohio’s waterways through conservation best practices, creating wetlands, addressing failing septic systems, and preventing lead contamination in drinking water. The OEC invites you […]

Redistricting 101 & Environmental Community Mapmaking

It’s no secret that Ohio’s congressional and state legislative district maps are gerrymandered. Because of these maps, our legislators often fail to respond to Ohio voters on our most pressing issues, especially renewable energy and the fight against climate change. Fortunately, in 2015 and 2018, Ohioans overwhelmingly voted for new redistricting processes. What even is […]

Cleveland International Film Festival | End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock

We are proud to share that the Ohio Environmental Council is a Community Partner for the 45th Cleveland International Film Festival! We are supporting the film END OF THE LINE: THE WOMEN OF STANDING ROCK. This year's Cleveland International Film Festival will take place entirely online April 7-20, 2021. Tickets to the Film Festival are now […]

Exploring Access to Environmental Justice in Appalachia (Continuing Legal Education Course)

It’s no secret that Southeast Ohio and other Appalachian communities bordering the Ohio River experience environmental injustices at significantly higher rates than the rest of Ohio. And that the region, bordered by bounty, has played host to a number of extraction-based economics for decades, creating a place where farmlands abound, but fresh food is hard […]

Advocacy Trainings

Join the OEC’s team of experts to learn more about how you can get involved in advocacy to protect our environment. Designed to complement our new Advocacy Toolkit, these trainings will help you understand some key parts of successful advocacy. These virtual training sessions will take place on three different days through the coming weeks. […]

OEC Annual Meeting

Over the past year, we’ve taken action together—in our communities, at the Statehouse, and on Capitol Hill—to ensure a healthier environment for all who call Ohio home. This groundswell of collective support has helped the OEC achieve hard-fought victories for our air, land, water, and democracy. Join us virtually for the 2021 Ohio Environmental Council […]

The Power of Storytelling Amidst the Climate Crisis

Join the OEC on March 30, 2022 at 12 PM as we explore storytelling with Grist and their Imagine 2200 project! Grist is a nonprofit, independent media organization dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future. Their goal is to use the power of storytelling to illuminate the way toward a better […]