Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: Ohio

How things got so fracking bad in Ohio

Ohio’s natural gas production has swelled more than 2,200 percent in just seven years. But some residents are reporting polluted air and water as a result.

Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Childcare workers in Ohio charged with child endangerment

A state inspection found that the safety and child abuse training required by the staff was initially not met.

Federal authorities have downplayed white supremacist violence for too long

White extremist shooters have now killed at least 63 people in the United States over the past 18 months.

At least 29 dead after shootings in Texas and Ohio, with...

"We live in a country where the mass shooting that took place yesterday in El Paso, Texas is not the top story because there was another mass shooting overnight in Dayton, Ohio."

Big Pharma sent over 3 billion opioids to Ohio over 7...

There were more than 1 million years of life lost due to drug overdoses in the state.

The Rover Pipeline spills again, in the same spot where it...

The Rover pipeline alone has more “noncompliance incidents” than any other interstate gas pipeline.

VICTORY: Ohio Supreme Court overturns the ban on cities that prevented...

This is a great step in the right direction, but it isn't perfect.

Fossil fuel misinformation helps quash community effort to ban fracking in...

Youngstown, Ohio, has been told it cannot place an anti-fracking initiative on local ballots, due in part to a misinformation campaign from the fossil fuel industry.

31 progressive candidates seek to upend the democratic establishment in upcoming...

Yes We Can’s odds of uprooting the Democratic establishment are a long shot, but winning this year is not necessarily the goal.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.