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2015 Ohio Sierra Club Retreat

We hope you can join the Sierra Club for our annual Chapter Retreat. As one of the largest and most influential environmental organizations in the state, this is the time each year where we celebrate our victories, renew our spirits, and make our plans the [...continue reading.]

Stop Toxins from Algae in Drinking Water

Click here to submit public comments to Ohio EPA by November 19. 1.) Insist algae toxin standards be created for Ohio drinking water supplies 2.) Request mandatory testing to occur at community water systems    

Don’t Let Ohio Coal Get A Bailout

In June 2014, Governor Kasich signed into law a bill that guts Ohio’s clean energy and efficiency standards. Passing this new law was not enough for Ohio’s utilities, though.  Now, Ohio’s largest electric utilities, AEP, Duke, and FirstEnergy are seeking to keep a number of [...continue reading.]

 

Parson Basement

Jim Parson explains the many tentacles of his ground source heat pump water system.

This gathering of the Sustainable Living Network toured the home of Jim and Celeste Parson, near Nelsonville, Ohio. The home is powered by a 40-panel PV array with ac-coupled battery backup and includes a solar water heater, solar septic aerator, ground source heat pump, water well with variable-speed constant pressure water pump, and recycled aluminum shingles.

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