News Release | Environment Ohio

Ohio Solar Jobs Grew 31% in 2013

Columbus – Ohio has more than 3,800 people employed manufacturing and installing pollution-free solar energy, according to a national Solar Jobs Census released today by The Solar Foundation. According to the analysis, Ohio ranks 8th in nation for solar jobs. 

News Release | Environment Ohio

Shalefield Stories

Kent, OH — As the Ohio Department of Natural Resources prepares new rules governing the disposal of toxic fracking waste in Ohio this spring, residents next door in Pennsylvania today recounted their stories of illness, water contamination, and damage to their livelihoods due to dirty drilling operations. Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center presented the residents’ Shalefield Stories as the latest evidence for rejecting fracking, even as state regulators consider permitting new football field sized lagoons of toxic fracking waste nearby Ohio drilling sites.

News Release | Environment Ohio

Environment Ohio activists gather to combat global warming in 2014

Columbus, OH – On a cold winter evening, Environment Ohio’s Columbus-based activists came together at Brothers Drake Meadery in the Short North to jump-start their 2014 campaign to advance global warming solutions.

News Release | Environment Ohio

New Report: Wind Energy Yields Major Environmental Benefits for Ohio; Reducing Pollution and Saving Water

Cleveland, OH – Wind energy is on the rise in Ohio and is providing huge environmental benefits for the state, according to a new report released today by Environment Ohio. Ohio’s wind energy is already avoiding more than 597,613 metric tons of climate-altering carbon pollution – the equivalent of taking 124,503 cars off the road, while saving 267,007,000 gallons of water per year – enough to meet the needs of 10,602 people.

News Release | Environment Ohio

Press Release: Lucas County and City of Athens Public Officials Stand Alongside Environmental Groups in Support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Columbus, OH – Today, Tina Wozniak, Lucas County Commissioner, and Jennifer Cochran, Athens City Councilwoman spoke out in favor of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan along with climate allies around the state, including Environment Ohio, National Wildlife Federation (NWF), Audubon Ohio, Sierra Club, and Ohio Interfaith Power and Light (OHIPL). Climate change is already impacting Ohio’s families and communities therefore, it is the responsibility of public officials around the state to stand in support of climate action.  

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