Do you enjoy the summer butterflies? Well, as these pollinator populations dwindle, the OhioDepartment of Agriculture and Wayne National Forest are planning to spray a dangerous insecticide called BtK all over Ohio to decrease the Gypsy Moth, a non-native moth that impacts trees through eating of leaves. Unfortunately, BtK doesn’t just kill the Gypsy Moth – it could wipe out every type of butterfly or moth it touches. Read More
The Great Lakes are a national treasure, and economically support a $7 billion fishing industry, $16 billion boating industry, and 1.5 million jobs. The introduction of Asian carp and other species puts the well-being of our communities, wildlife, and waters at risk.
July 20, 2011 Ohio Sierra Club Letter to DOE and NRC on Piketon Accident
August 23rd, 2011
This letter to the US Dept. of Energy and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission addresses the June 11, 2011 accident at the American Centrifuge Project uranium enrichment plant at Piketon, OH, and requests further safety evaluations.