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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.

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Governors call for renewing wind energy tax credit

Warning that tens of thousands of jobs are at stake, governors in wind energy states Tuesday called on Congress to renew an expiring tax break.

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Incentives needed for creating clean energy

To the Editor:

 

The News Journal's recent article "Solar moving slowly in Ohio" did a great job of highlighting why clean energy is an important part of what's powering Ohio, providing pollution-free energy that keeps our economy going and our air clean, while creating thousands of jobs in clean energy production and manufacturing right here in our state.

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News Release | Environment Ohio

Global Warming Threatens World Coffee Production

In honor of National Coffee Day, Environment Ohio is holding a Coffee Clutch in Cincinnati to show Ohioans how climate change caused by carbon pollution is making it harder for coffee lovers to enjoy their cup of Joe because of lower crop yields and higher prices. Environment Ohio is urging support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s recently proposed limits on industrial carbon pollution from new power plants, which will not threatens only our morning cup of coffee, but also the health of American children and families.

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Second Lake Erie beach has toxic algae

Summer-like weather might be behind us, but toxic, blue-green algae are still sticking around...

Blue-green algae, also called cyanobacteria, are common in most Ohio lakes and streams but grow thick in water polluted with phosphorus from fertilizers, manure and sewage. 

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News Release | Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center

The Cost of Fracking: Environment Ohio Documents the Dollars Drained by Dirty Drilling

Firing a new salvo in the ongoing debate over the gas drilling practice known as fracking, Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center today released a report documenting a wide range of dollars and cents costs imposed by dirty drilling.  As documented in The Cost of Fracking, fracking creates millions of dollars of health costs related to everything from air pollution to ruined roads to contaminated property.

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