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First-ever nationwide emissions standards for power plants.
Environment Ohio In Action

In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency moved ahead with efforts to significantly reduce mercury, soot and smog pollution from power plants. We expect these standards to save up to 46,000 lives nationwide. Together with our national coalition, we helped mobilize more than 800,000 people across the country to contact the EPA in support of safer emissions standards—no other EPA rule has ever received so much support. Environment Ohio Advocate, Julian Boggs, released our "Danger in the Air" report as part of our effort to ensure these rules were adopted.

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.

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Report | Environment Ohio

Wind Energy for a Cleaner America II

Burning fossil fuels to generate electricity pol- lutes our air, contributes to global warming, and consumes vast amounts of water—harm- ing our rivers and lakes and leaving less water for other uses. In contrast, wind energy produces no air pollution, makes no contribution to global warming, and uses no water.

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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.

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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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Ohio’s Clean Energy Law getting results in the Buckeye State

COLUMBUS – Four years in, Ohio’s Clean Energy Law continues to spur investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency, according to Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center’s latest report, Ohio’s Clean Energy Success Story, Year 4. Environment Ohio was joined by several clean energy developers in releasing the report which showcases the law’s benefits in the Buckeye State.

“The Clean Energy Law is getting results for the Buckeye State,” said Christian Adams, Environment Ohio State Associate. “Four years in, Ohio’s Clean Energy Law is reducing pollution, cutting our dependence on coal and gas, creating jobs, and saving Ohioans money.”

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