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U.S. EPA Confirms that Ohio Statute Favoring The Fracking Industry Violates Federal Safety Laws
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Our latest newsletter is now available online. Find out what we are involved in during July - September 2013. 
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Climate change said to have had an impact on those in Ohio.
 
Think climate change is only a problem for polar bears? 70% of Ohioans have been impacted by extreme weather.
http://ohne.ws/18TBKE1
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More interesting developments regarding locales and fracking.
 
New Yorkers Win Frack Fight at Local Level

http://ecowatch.com/2013/new-yorkers-win-frack-fight/

Local residents and elected leaders in Dryden, N.Y. are celebrating victory in a closely watched case over local fracking bans. A state appeals court ruled in favor of the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, affirming lower court decisions ...

#fracking #ban #newyork #victory  
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Family friendly nature events in Central Ohio (northern) area this upcoming weekend.
 
North Central Ohio folks: If you love the outdoors, you won't want to miss this fun, family friendly, educational festival that takes place this coming weekend at some of NC Ohio's best outdoor locations. Did I mention that the festival itself is free?  
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Legal restrictions being pursued on fracking practices and leasing.
 

Court Victory for Opponents of Fracking in California

http://ecowatch.com/2013/court-victory-opponents-of-fracking-in-california/

A federal judge has ruled that the Obama Administration violated the law when it issued oil leases in Monterey County, Calif., without considering the environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. The ruling came in response to ...

#fracking #hydraulicfracturing #california #monterey #obama #naturalgas #oillease  
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Good article on scary practices with nuclear waste.
 
Stop the Great Lakes Nuclear Waste Dump

So, why would anyone consider dumping radioactive poisons that will remain deathly dangerous for hundreds of thousands of years next to such an integral part of the our Great Lakes ecosystem? The answer begins with ...

http://ecowatch.com/2013/stop-great-lakes-nuclear-waste-dump/
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Great event. Come join us and other organizations at Battelle Plaza for "DumpthePump."
 
Dump the Pump tomorrow and join MORPC, COTA, +Sierra Club Central Ohio Group and many more at Battelle Plaza to celebrate alternative transportation.

Instead of driving alone, try transit, biking, walking or ridesharing and save money and the environment. Visit www.morpc.org/ridesolutions for more info on commuting options.
With the return of high gas prices, COTA will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the seventh annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 20. The slogan of this year's National Dump the Pump Day is “Dump the Pump. Save Money. Ride Transit” ...
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Ohio may add accepting radioactive waste to shale's toxic mix in the state.
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May be a backhanded way that environmental effects from fracking in Ohio are mitigated. Too bad they couldn't find this out before the sprawl of rigs along the landscape.
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Introduction
The Sierra Club Central Ohio Group is comprised of 21 counties in Central Ohio. As one of eight groups in the state, SC COG is committed to the well-being of the environment. This page includes local posts from individual counties within Central Ohio as well as from COG overall.