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Opinion: No Fracking Way

Anthony Perrin and Larkin Cleland Anthony Perrin and Larkin Cleland Opinion: No Fracking Way

“Fracked gas, in the past. Fracked gas, in the past.” Such was the chant echoing around Ohio State’s Main Oval on October 15, as we gathered with dozens of other students to protest the building of a new power plant, designed to supply the University’s heating and energy for decades to come. And yet, the […]

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Second Public Hearing Planned for OSU Power Plant

Brent Warren Brent Warren Second Public Hearing Planned for OSU Power Plant

The Ohio Power Siting Board has scheduled a second public hearing to gather feedback on a proposed combined heat and power plant on Ohio State University’s main campus. The hearing will be held virtually on August 4 at 6 p.m., utilizing the Webex platform. The plant, which is proposed for a piece of OSU-owned land […]

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Grassroots: Columbus Could Soon Reclaim Jurisdiction Over Local Oil & Gas Activities

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: Columbus Could Soon Reclaim Jurisdiction Over Local Oil & Gas Activities

A local grassroots campaign to give Columbusites the “legal teeth” to fight air, water and soil pollution has garnered enough support to get on the November ballot. Dubbed the Community Bill of Rights, the ordinance would establish local governance over oil and gas activities taking place within the City of Columbus. It’d also enable residents […]

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Environmental Data Justice

  Environmental Data Justice

A community panel discussion on public environmental data preservation, policy changes, and how we can understand the local in the context of the national environmental landscape. Featuring: Sierra Club Ohio, The Ohio State University Department of Geography, FracTracker, Environmental Data and Governance Initiative, Utah State University

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