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Ohio Citizen Action calls for the removal of Rep Nino Vitale as Chairman of the Ohio House Energy and Natural Resources Committee
Energy / FirstEnergy / Nuclear Energy / Ohio Citizen Action / Ohio Utility Bailouts

Ohio Citizen Action calls for the removal of Rep Nino Vitale as Chairman of the Ohio House Energy and Natural Resources Committee

COLUMBUS — “On behalf of Ohio Citizen Action, I write to ask you to remove Representative Nino Vitale (R-Champaign, Logan and part of Shelby) as Chairman of the Ohio House Energy and Natural Resources Committee. You’ll recall that we recently sent a letter asking for Rep. Dick Stein’s resignation after […]

Ohio Citizen Action statement on nuclear energy bailout tax bill
FirstEnergy / Nuclear Energy / Ohio Citizen Action / Ohio Utility Bailouts

Ohio Citizen Action statement on nuclear energy bailout tax bill

This bill is another disappointing example of redistribution of wealth from the pockets of Ohio consumers into the hands of FirstEnergy shareholders. To add insult to injury, we are told it’s for our own good, to save jobs and cut carbon emissions. We categorically reject this false concern for the […]

The General James M. Gavin coal plant in southeast Ohio. Photo by: Analog Kid / Creative Commons
Coal / FirstEnergy / Nuclear Energy / Ohio Citizen Action / Ohio Consumers Power Alliance

Coal, nuclear cleanup costs central to FirstEnergy’s rejected bankruptcy plan

“Some of the former plant sites run by FirstEnergy and its predecessors were ‘really dirty coal plants,’ said Dick Munson, who directs clean energy efforts in the Midwest for the Environmental Defense Fund. ‘Some also have coal ash ponds that are just things that you want to get cleaned up. […]

Earth Day 2019
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Earth Day 2019

Thank you for your special contribution in honor of Earth Day.  

Hannah Spring
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Ohio Citizen Action welcomes new Cleveland Canvass Director Hannah Spring

Hannah Spring started canvassing February 2018 in East Lansing, Michigan for Clean Water Action. Her first campaign involved working on the lead and copper rule in Michigan, which resulted in the strongest lead regulations in the country. Hannah says, “The rule states that in the next 20 years all the […]

2018 year-in-review
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2018 year-in-review

CLEVELAND — “In 2018, Ohio Citizen Action was faced with many challenges, but turned them into progress. During the year, our field canvassers knocked on 104,337 doors, spoke to 57,252 people, collected 18,872 petition signatures and accepted 9,839 contributions. Our phone canvassers followed up with members in 12,673 conversations, collected 2,978 […]

Thank you for your year end contribution
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Thank you for your year end contribution

Thank you so much for your membership and support. Please consider a year-end contribution to keep the momentum going in 2019.

Senator Howard M Metzenbaum
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Metzenbaum Society Giving Circle

Metzenbaum Society members contribute $1,000 or more in a year to both support the mission of Ohio Citizen Action/ Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund and honor the memory of a key ally on consumer and environmental issues, the late Senator Howard M. Metzenbaum. His work to promote reporting of toxic […]

Joshua Sands – Ohio Citizen Action board member
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Joshua Sands – Ohio Citizen Action board member

Joshua Sands has been an Ohio Citizen Action member since 1990 and is a current member of the Metzenbaum Society giving circle. A retired ophthalmologist, Joshua has seen many cases of air pollution impacting people’s vision and eye health. “I am very concerned about the environment and the potential health […]

METZENBAUM SOCIETY – YOU’RE INVITED
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METZENBAUM SOCIETY – YOU’RE INVITED

Please join us to celebrate the kickoff of the Metzenbaum Society Giving Circle, as we recognize current Ohio Citizen Action members like you and lay out plans for 2019 and beyond. Metzenbaum Society members provide critical support for our mission by contributing at least $1,000 in a year. We will induct founding members […]