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• alerts on new threats to Ohio's environment
• opportunities to join other Ohioans on urgent actions
• updates on the decisions that impact our environment
• resources to help you create a cleaner, greener future
In 2011, our report, Ohio's Clean Energy Report Card, showcased the remarkable progress Ohio is making with renewable energy. But our report also showed how each utility is doing on their goals, helping to shape the conversation about clean energy in Ohio.
At a news conference today, Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced that the department would extend the public comment period on the draft five year plan for oil and gas development that the Bush administration put in place in its last days in office. Environment Ohio Program Director, Amy Gomberg issued the following statement in response:
As states face tight budgets in the economic downturn, a new report released by Environment Ohio today draws on the experience of 15 states in securing reliable funding for open space programs. Among its key recommendations, Preserving Our Natural Heritage embraces bringing preservation measures directly to the voters – as is happening this fall in Minnesota, Ohio, Colorado, Georgia, and Florida.
America’s open spaces are an integral part of our national identity. Our natural landscapes not only provide us with places of great beauty, but they also play a critical role in providing habitat for wildlife along with clean water, fresh air and recreational opportunities for Americans.