Category Archives: Energy

blue creek wind farm

Conservative Ohio group uses push poll to attack clean energy, fails miserably

Over at Columbus Business First, energy reporter Tom Knox posted a piece yesterday afternoon titled “Business group poll says Ohio voters want energy efficiency mandates changed.” According to the post, a… Read more »

Senator Bill Seitz

Ohio lawmaker compares clean energy to the Bataan death march

When the Ohio GOP leadership introduced SB 310 last month, they intentionally tried to sideline Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) from the process. We know that Sen. Seitz has a tendency… Read more »

lakeshore power plant

If you care about water, you need to worry about energy production

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This article is cross-posted from Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc. Saturday was World Water Day 2014. This year’s theme centered on the water-energy nexus, a topic which has become increasingly important… Read more »

john kasich

Major questions remain over ‘FrackGate’ scandal after Kasich’s reversal

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This piece was written by Brian Kunkemoeller of the Sierra Club Ohio Chapter and cross-posted from Ecowatch Ohio’s Gov. John Kasich reversed his position on fracking public lands in response to public… Read more »

fracking well ohio

Ohio can’t afford the GOP’s massive giveaway to the oil & gas industry

In March 2012, the Ohio House of Representatives introduced HB 487, a bill which included changes to the way that Ohio taxes oil and gas extraction in the state. Ohio’s… Read more »

PD editorial on Obama’s climate plan is lazy, wrong & shortsighted

Last Sunday (June 30), the editorial board of The Plain Dealer published an editorial titled “Don’t bypass Congress on climate-change policy,” which criticized President Obama’s climate policy speech at Georgetown on June 25. In the… Read more »