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.
Sierra Club, Dayton Church, and Interfaith Power and Light Team Up for Energy Efficiency!
September 2nd, 2010
Sierra Club, Ohio Interfaith Power and Light, and Westminster Presbyterian Church teamed up to promote energy efficiency!
Through energy efficient lighting, control systems, and cooling equipment, Westminster Presbyterian Church has saved $50,000 in the last 5 years on their energy bills! If this beautiful, historic church in Dayton can do it, so can all Ohio homes, churches, and businesses too! To read the article or see the video click here.