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Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund board member, Matt Currie
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund board member, Matt Currie

BELLBROOK — After working at Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, Matt attended Vermont Law School to pursue an interest in environmental and public interest law.  During law school, he led the student chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and has participated in anti-globalization and GE free food campaigns.  After law […]

Board member profile: Christa Ebert
Ohio Citizen Action

Board member profile: Christa Ebert

CLEVELAND — Christa Ebert became intrigued by the environment’s effect on human health after hearing her grandfather’s long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease may have been caused from the chemical dyes he handled in his work. In the third grade, she started a “Save the Earth” club at Copopa Elementary School in Columbia […]

Stephen Gabor elected to Ohio Citizen Action Board
Ohio Citizen Action

Stephen Gabor elected to Ohio Citizen Action Board

CLEVELAND – The Ohio Citizen Action Board has just elected Stephen Gabor to be a Board member for a three-year term beginning with the February 16, 2013 board meeting. Gabor joined the staff of Ohio Citizen Action as a phone canvasser in November 1999. He soon became a Crew Manager […]

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors

 Barbara Wood  Expertise: Medical/mental heath/ psychosocial administration Region: Columbus “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” Barbara Wood first became involved with Ohio Citizen Action when she was active in a good neighbor campaign with Georgia Pacific to close their waste pit and reduce pollution in […]

In loving memory of Mike Jones
Ohio Citizen Action

In loving memory of Mike Jones

Ohio Citizen Action lost a dear friend and long-time board member yesterday with the death of Mike Jones, 62, of Pataskala. Mike died, surrounded by his family, in hospice care after suffering from lung cancer. We first met Mike in the 1990’s when he worked with our board member Carrie […]

Barn dance fundraiser raises the roof at Country Pines Tree Farm
Ohio Citizen Action

Barn dance fundraiser raises the roof at Country Pines Tree Farm

NEW LEBANON — Hosts David and Laura Rench welcomed 44 guests Saturday to the first-ever barn dance benefitting Ohio Citizen Action. The event raised over $3,500 for the organization’s anti-fracking campaign and brought together people from throughout southwest Ohio.  New Lebanon was well represented, but people came from as far away […]

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors

David Ashenhurst “I’m very interested in having a role with an organization that is working to organize people in an over-communicated world, where we often have such a distracted and distracting environment.  I have a life-long commitment to civil rights and environmental justice, going back to the first Earth Day […]

Air pollution agency cites Jefferson Twp. company for violations
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Air pollution agency cites Jefferson Twp. company for violations

Odor complaints could result in penalties for Clean Water Ltd. DAYTON — “A new round of environmental problems have cropped up at the troubled Jefferson Twp. plant formerly known as Perma-Fix of Dayton, leading the Regional Air Pollution Control Agency to slap current owner Clean Water Ltd. with a notice […]

Photo gallery: Howard M. Metzenbaum Award honoring Staughton and Alice Lynd
Ohio Citizen Action

Photo gallery: Howard M. Metzenbaum Award honoring Staughton and Alice Lynd

CLEVELAND — Ohio Citizen Action presented the Howard M. Metzenbaum award to Alice and Staughton Lynd on February 18 at the College Club of Cleveland. View Photo gallery Call for nominations for the next Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award – deadline: March 31, 2012

First, do no harm
Ohio Citizen Action / Research & Reports

First, do no harm

Notes for attorneys working with groups fighting for Environmental Justice “Where there is an active community group and no obvious slam dunk case: It is generally wise to save the big law suit for last, for a lot of reasons. They can be disempowering – everyone stands around and watches […]