The Ohio EPA failed to collect adequate data to determine the recreational health for 60% of Ohio’s inland streams and 60% of Ohio’s large rivers. From the data they did collect: 3/4 of their samples for inland streams and 1/2 samples for large rivers contained high levels of E. Coli bacteria. These numbers are cause for alarm and the Ohio EPA needs to act urgently to collect missing data across the state.
95% of Carroll depends on groundwater and yet, over the next ten years, ODNR will allow 2,000 unconventional gas wells and permit an underground coal mine without informing the public about potential impacts on water quality.
Every time it rains our waterways are threatened by sewage. Hamilton County has more combined sewage overflow points than anywhere else in Ohio and ranks 3rd in the country overall.
February 19th, 2014
Columbus, OH – In an attempt to bury a story about a planned administration spanning conspiracy to promote fracking in public parks, a secret communications plan was leaked by Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s administration to reporters late Friday afternoon.
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February 10th, 2014
My Water’s On Fire Tonight (The Fracking Song). Watch this fun video to learn more about fracking. View Fracking in a larger map Check out this excellent website about Fracking in Ohio Dr. Ingraffea Facts on Fracking Incidents where hydraulic fracturing is a suspected cause of drinking water contamination Ohio Representative [...continue reading.]
February 6th, 2014
Wind turbines begin operation at Ohio Honda plant ALTERNATIVE ENERGY, INDUSTRY NEWS, WIND Two turbines are projected to supply 10% of the plant’s electricity. Manufacturing Group FEBRUARY 1, 2014Honda Transmission Mfg. of America Inc., has finalized installation and begun operation of two power-producing wind turbines at its plant in [...continue reading.]
January 10th, 2014
Another senior official has resigned from the Ohio EPA – the second major resignation in four months. Read Ohio Sierra Club Chapter Chair Robert Shields’ letter to the governor explaining that the public deserves answers.