Sierra Club ~ Northeast Ohio Group

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May/June 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: The TPP, New Threat to American Jobs, Health, and Environment; Healing the Planet, One Forkful at a Time; Meatless Monday Recipe: Rice and Veggie Satay… Read more…

Senators

The TPP, New Threat to American Jobs, Health, and Environment

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a multi-national trade treaty being negotiated behind closed doors by national and corporate representatives. National labor or environmental laws could be challenged on the grounds that they impede corporate right to profit. We invite you to attend the Forum on Trade Policy with Senator Sherrod Brown Monday, May 4 and to sign a letter to your legislators to ask them to oppose “Fast Track.” Read more…

March 19 Hearing RE Draft Discharge Permit to Ashtabula Energy

Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 19, 2015, regarding a draft wastewater discharge permit issued to Ashtabula Energy for a proposed industrial processing plant to be located on the south side of Lake Road East, just east of EMC Ashtabula LP, in
Ashtabula. Read more…

March 8: Annual NEO Retreat

Join us for presentations on the Ohio Clean Water Campaign and Cleveland Year of Clean Water, Involving Students in Sierra Club Activism and Programs, and committee updates and planning for 2015. Read more…

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March/April 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: Sierra Club Responds to PUCO Vote on Bailout for AEP’s Coal Plants… NEO Sierra Club Sponsors Film… Ashtabula Energy NPDES Permit Hearing and Comment Period… 100 Years Is Long Enough… this and more! Read more…

100 Years Is Long Enough

In the past, Native Americans have worked on the preservation of tribal existence, protection of the tribal environment, promotion of Native American human rights, accountability of governments to Native Americans, and stopping stereotyping of Indigenous Peoples. This year Indigenous Peoples in Northeast Ohio are going to focus on stopping stereotyping of Native Americans. Read more…

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Committee News

Executive Committee

There are many opportunities to volunteer with the Northeast Ohio Sierra Club. We have an opening in our ExCom Committee, we need fundraising and events volunteers, help with Inspiring Connections Outdoors–a program for taking kids on monthly outings and more. Read more…

Coal & Energy

Stand up against coal bailouts in person June 15 in Columbus. June 15 marks the beginning of legal proceedings for First Energy’s bailout proposal. Read more…

Rainforest Committee

On June 9, at the behest of Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s National Assembly approved changes to the Organic Law that reduce protection for the marine reserve and facilitate investment of foreign capital for the development of large hotels, resorts, and new residential areas. Read more…