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.
August 12th, 2015
On July 11, Sierra Club volunteers met with ODNR Park Naturalist Adam Wohlever for a guided tour of the protected Dunes at Mentor Headlands. Following the tour, the group rolled up their sleeves and cleaned up the Dunes. Though the park has machinery for cleaning [...continue reading.]
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!