Heather Taylor Miesle, Executive Director of Ohio Environmental Council Delivers a State of the Environment statement. FOCR welcomes this tough and persuasive leader and applauds her message.
In response, the County’s Department of Sustainability partnered with the GreenCityBlueLake Institute to put together a summary of some of the key sustainability issues communities are addressing today. This toolkit — with useful recommendations in a concise format — is … Continued
No April Fools’ Joke! Maybe a Late Christmas Present for our River and Lake Erie? Army Corps responds to issues related to funding of Lake Erie issues, outlines possible funding for disposing of Cuyahoga River dredging and states that a … Continued
Ohio EPA outlines activities and seeks local match: Design work for Gorge Dam removal may start this year (Cuyahoga Falls News-Press, March 27, 2016) While work may begin this year on the design phase for the removal of the Gorge Dam, … Continued
Last Month, Friends of the Crooked River testified at both the Army Corps and Ohio EPA hearings on open lake dumping. We said, Do the right thing. Just say no. Many other people, organizations and agencies testified as well, including … Continued
Friends of the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie: Your voices are needed to encourage Ohio EPA to continue to oppose open lake dumping for sediment dredged from the Navigation Channel of the lower Cuyahoga River. Also, the Army Corps needs … Continued