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.
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
A public meeting was held on September 24, 2015 at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium to discuss the findings in the recently completed Feasibility Study for the Removal of the Gorge Dam. The study was completed by Tetra Tech, Inc. (Tetra … Continued
On January 17, 2014, Judge John Adams approved the Consent Decree between the City of Akron and the US EPA, allowing the city to move forward with its $1.4-billion project to eliminate discharges of raw sewage into the river during … Continued