Sierra Club ~ Northeast Ohio Group

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Coal-Burning Power Plant Bailouts for FirstEnergy Ohio

The Ohio General Assembly recently passed a new law that guts our renewable energy and energy efficiency standards, forcing Ohioans to rely more on dirty fossil fuels and pay more for electricity. Along with business and consumer groups and thousands of individuals, Sierra Club is urging PUCO to deny FirstEnergy’s request to increase customers’ bills to pay for coal plants that can’t compete in a free market. Read more…

Annual Letter ~ 2014

2014 has been a challenging year of fighting for a cleaner, healthier Northeast Ohio. Our activists rode buses Pittsburgh to give EPA testimony about greenhouse gas emission regulation and to New York to encourage the United Nations to act on Climate Change… Read more…

Ohio's Energy Future

Dec. 15: Ohio’s Energy Future Tour (Cleveland)

This forum will feature panels of invited speakers, each followed by the opportunity for public dialogue, comments and questions. This event is designed to engage Ohio citizens, businesses, and local communities in development of an energy vision that lowers costs, creates jobs, and improves public health and the environment. Read more…

Nov. 16: Tinker’s Creek State Park Hike (Streetsboro)

On the hike you will see first-hand how important clean water is and learn what you can do to help keep our watershed healthy for animals, plants and, of course, people! The hike will cover about 1.5 miles with plenty of small ponds and marshes along the way. We will meet at 3 PM in the parking lot, located at 10303 Aurora Hudson Rd. Read more…

News

Nov/Dec 2014 Newsletter

In this issue: Election Season Candidate Endorsements from NEOSC; Geauga Parks; Meat-Free Monday Campaign; Upcoming W.A.R.N. Training Sessions and Tinker’s Creek State Park Hike… Read more…

Upcoming W.A.R.N. Training Sessions

Join Sierra Club for our Water Alert Reporting Network (W.A.R.N.) training. Learn how to identify and report incidents of pollution in our waterways. Two opportunities to learn more: Nov. 11 and 13, from 6:30-9:30 PM. Read more…

Meat Free Mondays

Join our Meat-Free Monday Campaign

In light of mounting evidence that the raising of cows, pigs and chicken generates enormous amounts of greenhouse gases, we have joined the international movement: Meatless Monday. It’s simple. It calls for citizens to cut the meat, one day a week. Your help is needed! We have produced postcards for distribution… Read more…

Parks at Risk

As some of you know, Geauga County citizens are fighting a nightmare come true: an activist judge with an agenda to vastly limit the mission of conservation in our public park system. We are asking all of those interested in conservation in Ohio to help us show clear support for the conservation, preservation, and protection of our parks and natural areas. Read more…