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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

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...

State Attorney General Alerted to Illegal Orders by ODNR

State Attorney General Alerted to Illegal Orders by ODNR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2014 – The FreshWater Accountability Project (FWAP), a grassroots non-profit water protection organization, today demanded that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) cancel the temporary authorizations issued for at least 23 toxic and radioactive fracking waste facilities in Ohio. The facilities granted Chief’s Orders to...