The US EPA study highlights that fracking is not only a significant threat to water, but a threat to public health and quality of life for thousands of people across the country.
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Lawmakers in Columbus have an opportunity this week to take action through an amendment in the state budget bill currently working its way through the Ohio Senate. This amendment affects a key program meant to prevent agricultural pollution by moving it from the state natural resources department to the agriculture department.
Our first responders charge into situations that most of us can only conjure up in our worst nightmares. They deserve the best protection that we can give them. That’s why we were outraged to learn that a provision in the Ohio budget bill could unnecessarily jeopardize the safety of these heroes.
Rather than be beholden to rain storms made more severe from human-induced climate change, the focus needs to be on limiting the amount of phosphorus flowing into our streams and rivers.