Click here to submit public comments to Ohio EPA by November 19.
1.) Insist algae toxin standards be created for Ohio drinking water supplies
2.) Request mandatory testing to occur at community water systems
In June 2014, Governor Kasich signed into law a bill that guts Ohio’s clean energy and efficiency standards. Passing this new law was not enough for Ohio’s utilities, though.
Now, Ohio’s largest electric utilities, AEP, Duke, and FirstEnergy are seeking to keep a number of Ohio’s oldest and dirtiest power plants open for years to come.
And they want you and me to pay for it.
On eve of Toledo drinking water crisis anniversary, groups offer support and recommendations to Ohio, Michigan governors, Ontario premier, to meet historic commitment to protect Lake Erie, public drinking water.
(Toledo, OH - July 29, 2015)—One year after nearly half a million Toledo area residents were left without safe drinking water for almost three days because of a harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie, conservation groups and charter boat businesses are urging elected officials to maintain momentum in efforts to curb phosphorus pollution that feeds toxic algae and to protect the region’s drinking water. The groups submitted letters Monday to Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, and Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne offering recommendations to help meet the leader’s historic commitment in June to reduce algal-bloom-feeding phosphorus into Lake Erie.
July 29th, 2015
On eve of Toledo drinking water crisis anniversary, groups offer support and recommendations to Ohio, Michigan governors, Ontario premier, to meet historic commitment to protect Lake Erie, public drinking water. (Toledo, OH - July 29, 2015)—One year after nearly half a million Toledo area residents were [...continue reading.]
June 24th, 2015
The USEPA recently released a fact sheet summarizing the impacts of the Clean Water Rule. This includes details on how agriculture, stormwater systems, municipalities, etc. are impacted by the new rules. This fact sheet is a good quick reference for you…check it out!
June 16th, 2015
The Clean Water Campaign is developing a new strategic plan to guide our campaign over the next two years. 30 members gathered in June to provide feedback which we used to construct the survey below. Please take 5 minutes to help us improve our campaign.