News Release | Environment Ohio

Scott Pruitt won’t protect Ohio’s air, water or families

“Ohioans and all Americans deserve an EPA administrator who will fight to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink and the planet we love. Scott Pruitt fails on all these accounts.” – Sam Gerard, Environment Ohio.

Columbus, OHIO – Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is slated to vote on President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Environment Ohio’s Sam Gerard issued the following statement in response:

 

News Release | Environment Ohio

1100 Health professionals urge President-elect Trump to act on climate

Columbus, OHIO – Today, 1100 doctors, nurses, medical students, and other health professionals joined Environment America to issue a letter to President-elect Trump calling on him to take climate action to protect public health.

News Release | Environment Ohio

Report highlights 17 bad actors waging aggressive anti-solar campaigns

Columbus, Ohio – With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast growing pollution-free energy resource.  Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country like AEP’s attacks on the renewable energy standards in Ohio, said a new report released today by Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center. 

News Release | Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center

Environment Ohio maps out 50 steps towards carbon-free transportation

Pollution from our nation’s cars, buses, trucks and trains are taking America dangerously off track to meeting climate goals, according to a new report written by Frontier Group and released by Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center. /50 STEPS TOWARD CARBON-FREE TRANSPORTATION: Rethinking U.S. Transportation Policy to Fight Global Warming concludes that 21^st century transportation policy must quickly shift to new priorities, guided by a central goal of curbing climate-altering carbon pollution.

News Release | Environment Ohio

Children and Elderly at Risk from “Dangerous and Close” Fracking

There are 58 schools and childcare facilities within one mile of a fracked oil or gas well in Ohio, putting children at increased risk of health impacts from dangerous chemicals and air pollution.

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