News Release | Environment Ohio

Less Shelter from the Storm

Recent hurricanes have pummeled America’s coasts and Ohio itself is no stranger to flooding and extreme weather. Just this past July, torrential rainfall caused flooding in Central and Northeast Ohio, leading to evacuations and leaving citizens to deal with floodwaters in their homes. Environment Ohio released an analysis Less Shelter from the Storm that showed that pending budget proposals from the Trump administration and Congress threaten key programs that protect Ohio and the Great Lakes from storm-related impacts. These budget proposals would cut funding for shoreline communities to build up their resilience and would target protections for flood-absorbing wetlands, which feed and filter the Great Lakes. President Trump’s budget proposal zeroes out the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

News Release | Environment America

House Bill Would Shift America Entirely to Clean Energy By 2050

Today, Representatives Jared Polis (CO), Jared Huffman (CA), Raul Grijalva (AZ) and Pramila Jayapal (WA) introduced a bill to phase out fossil fuels and completely replace them with clean, renewable energy by 2050.

News Release | Environment Ohio

Campaign launched to educate Ohio residents about 100 percent renewable energy

Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center is deploying dozens of door-knockers this summer in a major effort to educate Ohioans about the prospects for shifting to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

News Release | Environment America

Senate Bill Aims to Rollback Clean Car Standards

Today, Senators Blunt (R-MO), Moran (R-KS ), Young (R-IN), Stabenow (D-MI), Peters (D-MI), and McCaskill (D-MO) introduced a bill to amend vehicle standards, also known as the “Blunt Clean Cars Rollback”.

News Release

Trump’s Budget Delivers More Pollution, Not More Power, to States Including Ohio; $245,341,000 Eliminated for Grants to State/Local Agencies

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Based on a briefing by the Trump Administration, President Trump’s proposed FY’18 budget would cut important environmental and health programs. Below is a statement from Madeline Page, Environment Ohio Outreach Director, on the president’s FY’18 budget proposal.

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