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Bringing clean energy to Ohio

Ohio is the nation’s fourth-largest emitter of global warming pollution. But we have enormous potential to harness homegrown, pollution-free power right on our rooftops. We’re helping lead the way to Ohio’s clean energy future by calling on local elected officials to invest in solar. Just this winter, we worked with Cincinnati to set a goal of one in five solar roofs by 2030, which will allow the city get 10% of its energy from the sun.

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Reducing global warming pollution

Together, we’ve made hard-won progress in the race to protect our children from the worst consequences of global warming. This past June, after more than 3 million Americans urged President Obama to act on climate, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to limit carbon pollution from power plants — the single largest sources of global warming pollution. We’ll keep tackling global warming with you at our side.

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A victory for clean water

This spring, at the urging of our staff and members, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to restore protections to more than 51,000 miles of streams and the drinking water for more than 5 million Ohioans. With your support, we’ll see this critical safeguard over the finish line and secure the biggest clean water victory in more than a decade.

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You’re building support to save the bees.

Millions of bees are dying off, with alarming consequences for our environment and our food supply. In 2015, we mobilized grassroots support for protecting these vital pollinators. Thanks to your support, our national team and a coalition of beekeepers, farmers and others delivered more than 4 million petitions calling on the Obama administration to declare a ban on neonicotinoids, a class of bee-killing pesticides.

Result

We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

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