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.
We also want to thank the following funders for supporting environmental work in Ohio:
- Edwards Mother Earth Foundation
- Aveda Salons, Institutes, and retail experience centers.
- The George Gund Foundation
- ECHO Tape
- The Energy Foundation
To contribute or become a member, please click on the link in the upper right-hand corner of the page. For sponsorship information, contact Matt Trokan.