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The Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund, formerly the Citizens Policy Center, is the non-profit education and research affiliate of Ohio Citizen Action. The president of the Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund is Dr. Richard Wittberg. The executive director is Melissa English. Oil and gas contributions pouring into Sen. District 20 […]

Developmental organizations should get involved in waste reduction to generate revenue and create jobs
Cleveland Incinerator

Developmental organizations should get involved in waste reduction to generate revenue and create jobs

CLEVELAND — “These groups already in place in Cleveland are well positioned to help develop proposals that would reduce waste, and generate income for neighborhood groups. As evidenced at the Cleveland Recycling/Composting these local groups already have contact with local and national public and private sector experts in reuse, recycling […]

Controversy dogs Cleveland’s waste-to-energy ambitions
Cleveland Incinerator / Energy

Controversy dogs Cleveland’s waste-to-energy ambitions

CLEVELAND — ” In a hotel ballroom filled with entrepreneurs, angel investors and government bureaucrats hungry for opportunities in the evolving field of turning household trash into energy, Ivan Henderson delivers some sobering advice: Waste to energy is not an easy ride.’It’s been a bumpy road,’ the soft-spoken commissioner for […]

Cleveland’s plan to build a garbage incinerator goes up in smoke
Cleveland Incinerator

Cleveland’s plan to build a garbage incinerator goes up in smoke

Cleveland Public Power doesn’t need an incinerator to meet “advanced energy” standards CLEVELAND — “In its full page ads promoting the incinerator in January, CPP said the alternative to building the facility is to ‘keep doing what we are doing,’ including ‘continue buying 99.9 percent of our power from the […]

Citizens say city shouldn’t repeat it’s mistakes with a new incinerator proposal:  “You can’t build on a house of cards”
Cleveland Incinerator

Citizens say city shouldn’t repeat it’s mistakes with a new incinerator proposal: “You can’t build on a house of cards”

CLEVEAND — Citizens who have opposed the City of Cleveland’s plans to build a garbage incinerator at the Ridge Road transfer station are telling U.S. EPA, Ohio EPA, Major Frank Jackson, and members of City Council that the City should not be allowed to receive an air pollution permit for […]

Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action closes Money in Politics Project after 18 years

CLEVELAND – Sandy Buchanan, Ohio Citizen Action Executive Director, announced today that the organization had closed its Money in Politics Project after 18 years. Buchanan said, “The Money in Politics Project has been the authoritative source for data and analysis of the role of big money in Ohio politics. In […]

Cleveland’s waste-to-energy debacle
Cleveland Incinerator

Cleveland’s waste-to-energy debacle

CLEVELAND — ”When I found out about Cleveland’s proposed waste-to-energy plant, I wanted to know more. It didn’t take much research to realize that those in charge didn’t know what they were doing or were deliberately ignoring the facts. The city and Cleveland Public Power like to argue that the only […]

How a city goes broke
Cleveland Incinerator

How a city goes broke

HARRISBURG, PA — Eric Papenfuse owns a bookstore in Harrisburg, Pa. He used to be on the city agency in charge of basic municipal services — sewer, water, trash. He’s giving me a tour of the town, known mainly these days for having more debt per resident than any other […]

1,457 letters to Mayor Jackson
Cleveland Incinerator

1,457 letters to Mayor Jackson

CLEVELAND – In just seven weeks Ohio Citizen Action members and friends sent 1,457 letters and telewires to Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson urging him to scrap plans for a garbage incinerator at the Ridge Road Transfer Station and instead focus on recycling and composting.  Cleveland citizens and hundreds of neighbors […]

WTI employees return to work
Good Neighbor Campaigns

WTI employees return to work

EAST LIVERPOOL — “Three employees of Heritage-WTI taken to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon have been released and will be back on the job soon, according to a company spokesman. The three employees became faint while working with a solid hazardous waste and were taken by company safety personnel to […]