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Ohio commission decides to allow fracking in state parks

The commissioners held a meeting to consider the applications, and many environmentalists showed up to protest.

Landmark triumph in Ohio: Voters powerfully cement abortion rights in state...

In a remarkable assertion of progressive values, Ohio voters have firmly anchored the right to abortion within the bedrock of their state constitution, signaling a clear directive to policy makers and setting a precedent for the nation.

Environmental groups sue to block ‘unconstitutional’ new law allowing fracking in...

“This is a clear example of the Ohio legislature ignoring constitutional requirements that are in place to ensure Ohio citizens can participate in the legislative process."

Capitalism’s Conclusion, Part I: What the Ohio train derailment exposed

The recent derailment of trains in East Palestine isn’t just a once-in-a-generation environmental disaster, it's what will continue to happen when profit is put above public health.

EPA orders Norfolk Southern to conduct cleanup and cover costs of...

“Let me be clear: Norfolk Southern will pay for cleaning up the mess they created and for the trauma they’ve inflicted on this community."

Progressives demand Buttigieg act on rail safety amid toxic Ohio disaster

"Norfolk Southern's environmental disaster is the latest in a long string of corporate malfeasance committed right under the secretary's nose... Corporations do not respect Buttigieg as a regulator."

Train derailment leads to toxic chemical exposure in Ohio

"Experts are voicing doubt that the pollution levels are safe for humans, animals, and natural environments in the area."

Alleging ‘failures’ to protect drinking water, coalition urges EPA to take...

Ohio’s “permissive” regulation of fracking waste injection wells threatens public health and the environment, a petition to the EPA says.

‘This needs to be fixed’: Nuclear expert calls radioactivity levels found...

An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.

Former Ohio deputy charged with murder after shooting man in back

Initially on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office since the shooting, Jason Meade retired in July 2021.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.