Sewage overflows continued to plague Ohio this spring, and Cincinnati led the way.Did you know that Ohio leads the nation in Combined Sewer Overflows, and that Cincinnati is the third worst city in the country?
Keep Radioactive Fracking Waste out of Ohio’s Landfills
The fracking industry has a problem – it generates toxic, radioactive waste in the forms of mud from drilling, and liquid from the chemical cocktails used to get fossil fuels from deep underground – and they don’t know where to put it.
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.
News about Forest & Public Lands
January 3rd, 2011
The Ohio Chapter Forest and Public Lands Committee works with members and organizational allies who have a common interest in preserving Ohio’s forests and public lands for existing and future generations. Ohio’s Forest our constantly threatened by harmful activities such as clear cutting, mineral extraction and oil and gas drilling. Below are some recent news stories and press release about forest and public lands. For more information about forest and public lands please contact Matt Trokan @ 614-461-0734 x 311.
Jim Provance, Toledo Blade, May 18, 2011
Laura A. Bischoff, Dayton Daily News, May 18, 2011
Spencer Hunt, The Columbus Dispatch, May 18, 2011
Rick Reitzel, NBC4i, May 17, 2011
ONN, May 17, 2011
Spencer Hunt, Columbus Dispatch, May 8, 2011
Repository Editorial, CantonRep, Apr 22, 2011
Tom Henry, Toledo Blade, Apr 22, 2011
Lou Whitmire, Mansfield News Journal, Apr 22, 2011
The Associated Press, The Republic, Apr 21, 2011
J. Patrick Eaken, The Press, Apr 21, 2011
Michael Scott, The Plain Dealer, Apr 21, 2011
The Associated Press, Lebanon Daily News, March 16, 2011
Kasich reviews sale of state park to Jefferson County: Move would open park to drilling and timber sales (
audio from interview)
Jeff St. Clair, WKSU, Feb. 7, 2011
Michael Scott, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Jan. 12, 2011
Kasich reviews sale of state park to Jefferson County: Move would open park to drilling and timber sales