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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center

Ohio’s Clean Energy Report Card highlights state’s success in wind, solar, and energy efficiency.

Ohio is reaping the benefits of clean energy, according to a new report by Environment Ohio, Ohio’s Clean Energy Report Card: How wind, solar, and energy efficiency are repowering the Buckeye State. Two years into the implementation of the state’s Clean Energy Law, which sets standards for both renewable energy and energy efficiency, Ohio is saving enough electricity each year to power 43,000 homes, among other significant benefits. 

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Environment groups, utility debate report on increasing CO2 emissions as House clips EPA clout

Even as congressional debate revolves around the cost and clout of the U.S. EPA -- particularly in its authority over greenhouse gas emissions -- new numbers on carbon emissions are stoking the argument.

An environmental group released a report Friday that said emissions from power plants in the United States rose 5.56 percent from 2009 to 2010 -- the biggest annual increase since the EPA began tracking emissions in 1995.

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Report | Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center

Dirty Energy's Assault on our Health: Mercury

This report looks at the health and environmental impacts of mercury pollution from power plants.

In the United States, mercury contamination is widespread.

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News Release | Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center

New Report examines link between Vreba-Hoff Dairy and Lake Erie

As the statehouse finalizes new rules for reducing the pollution that helped cause toxic algal blooms across the state last summer , Environment Ohio released a report, Corporate Agribusiness and America's Waterways, examining the role of corporate agribusinesses across the country – including dairy mega-farms in the Lake Erie watershed – in polluting America’s waterways.

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Report | Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center

Corporate Agribusiness and America’s Waterways

Pollution from agribusiness is responsible for some of America’s most intractable water quality problems – including the “dead zones” in the Chesapeake Bay, Gulf of Mexico and Lake Erie, and the pollution of countless streams and lakes with nutrients, bacteria, sediment and pesticides. 

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