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ODNR Records Request Results – Enviro Tank Clean Explosion – Belpre, Ohio

ODNR Records Request Results – Enviro Tank Clean Explosion – Belpre, Ohio

ODNR’s response to our records request regarding the explosion at Enviro Clean in Belpre, Ohio

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...

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...

Appeal to Ohio Inspector General to Investigate

Appeal to Ohio Inspector General to Investigate

Appeal to Ohio Inspector General to Investigate: Need for Better Regulation and Oversight Not Investigated; Public Health and Property Put at Increasing Risk To Whom It May Concern: We would like to document a complaint regarding the policies and procedures followed by the ODNR. Because of the increase in permits allowed for high volume slick water horizontal...