Ohio Environmental Council

Environmental advocates are weighing in on what they’d like to see accomplished at the Statehouse this year.

Toledo Crisis Prompts Debate On Algae In Public Water System

Aug 15, 2014
Ohio Public Radio

Debate continues on how to best cut down on how to cut down on toxins from algae blooms that get into public water systems.



Colerain Township fire officials say a 5-inch oil pipeline crack caused more than 10 thousand gallons of crude to leak into Oak Glen Nature Preserve.

An environmental group has discovered a controversial plan by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to tackle oil and gas drilling issues.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Companies continue to grow their natural gas production from Ohio’s shale formations, and state inspectors play a key role in defending communities and the environment.

A top environmental watchdog for the state says pressure from the coal industry played a role in his resignation.

Controversial Coalition Touts Fracking Consensus; Faces Critics

Mar 28, 2013

For the past week, a new coalition of environmentalists, energy companies, drillers, and philanthropic groups has been touting itself as a breakthrough….in forging agreement over the controversial natural gas drilling technique called fracking.