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 Transportation
Public transit such as passenger rail is more efficient than personal vehicles. Sierra Club supports a well-rounded transportation policy. As the fuel price keep rising, citizens are forced to reconsider their behaviors including the way they travel and commute. We will follow related news closely and keep you updated. Please contact Ben Wickizer 614.461.0734 x316 if you have any comments or questions.
Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service, December 27, 2012
Scott Wegener, ABC 9, December 13, 2012
Kelly Taylor, Fox 19, December 13, 2012
Kelli Hanna, ABC 6, June 23, 2012
Ben Wickizer, 99.9 fm WTZU, Jan. 2, 2012
Ben Wickizer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dec. 25, 2011
Ben Wickizer of the Ohio Sierra Club says transportation choice is both an environmental and social justice issue.
Civically Engaged, WCRS, Aug. 29, 2011
Ben Wickizer, EcoWatchOhio, Oct. 4, 2011
Molly Gray, Columbus Dispatch, June 17, 2011
Robert Vitale, Columbus Dispatch, May 10, 2011
Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service-OH, Mar 1, 2011
Sierra Club Press Release, Dec 16,2010
Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service–OH, Oct 27, 2010