One of the Democrats running for Governor is calling for an end to oil and gas drilling in Ohio. While his four primary opponents aren’t embracing that idea, they agree that more needs to be done to protect the environment.
The federal tax overhaul Congress passed earlier this month amassed a lot of attention and what it would do as far as tax breaks and increases. But a provision was slipped into the large piece of legislation that has many environmental advocates concerned.
President Obama’s main plan to fight climate change is now being challenged in court. And while environmental groups have already advocated for the plan, there’s another set of voices in Columbus that want to be heard.
Congress will soon vote on a bill to ban microbeads – those tiny plastic particles in toothpaste, facial scrubs, body washes and other personal care products. And there’s now a new effort to deal with them at the state level.