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Follow Up Meeting with Seantor Balderson

Follow Up Meeting with Seantor Balderson

On April 2, 2014, as part of Legislator Accountability Day, we met with Sen. Balderson. This was our follow up letter and information we provided him. At the bottom you will find some helpful resources. Dear Senator Balderson: Thank you for meeting with us briefly last Wednesday. We appreciate the opportunity to express our concerns about what is happening in...

The Last Budget Bill

The Last Budget Bill

The Governor’s Budget Bill magically converted radioactive waste from regulated to unregulated to make it cheap and easy to dispose in Ohio. We risk being poisoned by water soluble radium 226 and 228 that can be dumped, spilled or migrate into our drinking water supplies. According to the US EPA, exposure to radium and the various isotopes like 226 and...

Why is MWCD Ignoring Science?

Why is MWCD Ignoring Science?

Sometimes we find ourselves asking some tough questions: why are the people who are supposed to protect us and our assets ignoring the facts? FWAP commissioned a report from a well-known hydrogeologist from New York. No one in NY would allow fracking of a reservoir, and yet, despite the science and the pleas to the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District...

Gov. Kasich Had Nothing To Say About Energy: Why?

Gov. Kasich Had Nothing To Say About Energy: Why?

The Stark Summit Coalition released a statement on their website Tuesday, February 25, to point out that Ohio Governor John Kasich failed to discuss energy policy during his State of the State speech. The administration has spent the last three years praising the oil and gas industry, what gives? Posted with permission from http://starksummit.org Gov. Kasich...

Ohio Department of Health Records 2014

Ohio Department of Health Records 2014

Documents received in relation to request made to Ohio Department of Health for “the results of sampling done in the field over the past two years that examined levels of radioactivity in drill muds, cuttings and fluids.”   Records request: ODH Record Request 2014   Ohio Department of Health records: Laboratory Analysis Request Form...

Public Comments on Permitted Shale Gas Extraction Waste Water in Bulk

Public Comments on Permitted Shale Gas Extraction Waste Water in Bulk

46 organizations from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Kentucky, Illinois, New York, and West Virginia submitted public comments on the proposed US coast Guard Policy: “Carriage of Conditionally Permitted Shale Gas Extraction Waste Water in Bulk.” File here: 78800569 Action is needed NOW to stop the US Coast Guard from permitting shale gas extraction...