Ohio Environmental Council

Third lawsuit added to pile against redistricting maps

BY: - September 28, 2021

Religious and environmental groups have added their name to the list of lawsuits against the Ohio Redistricting Commission and the four-year maps approved earlier this month. The lawsuit filed today by the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, the Council on American-Islamic Relations of Ohio, the Ohio Environmental Council, is the third court challenge that’s been made to […]

City leaders, environmental council call for climate priorities from feds

BY: - August 25, 2021

With the sound of heavy machinery banging in the background and buses rumbling in front of them, a group of Ohio municipal leaders called on federal representatives to keep climate improvement measures in their funding priorities. “We’re encouraging Ohio’s congressional delegation to ensure the critical climate action and environmental justice components of the overarching deal […]

Sherrod Brown pushes for action on bill that would tackle toxic chemicals in drinking water

BY: - January 29, 2020

Ohio U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling for U.S. Senate action on House-passed legislation that would would crack down on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class of chemicals known as PFAS that are said to cause serious health problems. Brown’s call follows reports last week of PFAS chemicals found in Ohioans’ drinking water. “Ohio parents should not have […]