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Behind the Rhetoric of the Toledo Water Crisis

Behind the Rhetoric of the Toledo Water Crisis

After over 400,000 people were without safe drinking water for over two days in one of Ohio’s largest cities, did anyone feel any better after Governor Kasich’s statement during his obligatory visit to Toledo: “What’s more important than water? Water’s about life.” Plain, simple, true, and grossly misleading. Because those who know the facts of what is...

FWAP Makes Appeal to Ohio Governor for Intervention

FWAP Makes Appeal to Ohio Governor for Intervention

Dear Governor Kasich: FreshWater Accountability Ohio is a small grassroots organization, and you have heard from us before. We are writing once again to urgently request your attention and intervention to protect Ohioans from environmental harm and adverse public health effects caused by the temporary, toxic and highly unregulated industry of horizontal...

The Floating Catastrophe

The Floating Catastrophe

Fresh Water Accountability Project Joins Food & Water Watch, along with many others, to oppose the barging of frackwaste on the Ohio River Note: Original blog post from Food & Water Watch. The public comment period on this has already ended. By Sydney Baldwin Our nation’s waterways are at risk to become the new highways for dangerous fracking waste. The...

Federal Intervention into Ohio’s Failure to Comply with Regulation Demanded

Federal Intervention into Ohio’s Failure to Comply with Regulation Demanded

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Toledo, OH) Last Friday, July 11, a certified letter to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) was sent outlining Ohio’s insufficient regulation of radioactive oil and gas waste and the imminent harm Ohio residents will face as a result. Attorney for the FreshWater Accountability Project (FWAP), Terry Lodge of Toledo,...

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Public Records Request Results: 23 Toxic Waste Facilities

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Public Records Request Results: 23 Toxic Waste Facilities

This is ODNR’s response to our public request regarding the frack waste processing permitted before any regulations were in place.   4K Martins Ferry Facility ODNR Application Chief’s Orders Belden Brick Facility ODNR Application Chief’s Orders Cowgill Impoundment ODNR Application Chief’s Orders Bitz POA Submittal: Final Report...