Leaves

Blog › David Beach

Blog

The clean water priority

David Beach  |  12/07/10 @ 3:20pm

On Dec. 2, the Board of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District voted to begin a $3 billion, 25-year program to reduce sewer overflows into local streams and Lake Erie. The program will be one of the last big initiatives to clean up the region's legacy of water pollution. The combined sewer overflow (CSO) program is the result of a settlement with U.S. EPA,...more

Lake Erie wind turbine views

David Beach  |  07/26/10 @ 3:43pm

As the wind energy industry in Northern Ohio gets closer to building the world's first freshwater wind farm on Lake Erie, people are getting curious about the potential impact on lakeshore views. This simulated image, created recently by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Office of Coastal Management, shows what a large, commercial wind turbine will look like if located...more

Lake Erie wind turbine views

David Beach  |  07/26/10 @ 3:00pm  |  Posted in Clean energy

As the wind energy industry in Northern Ohio gets closer to building the world's first freshwater wind farm on Lake Erie, people are getting curious about the potential impact on lakeshore views. This simulated image, created recently by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Office of Coastal Management, shows what a large, commercial wind turbine will look like if located...more

Confirming the science of climate change

David Beach  |  06/01/10 @ 12:00pm

In recent days we've seen more scientific confirmations of climate change. On May 19, the National Research Council released a major report, "Advancing the Science of Climate Change," which affirms that there is a strong, credible body of evidence that climate change is occurring and is caused in large part by human activities. "Climate change is occurring, is caused largely by...more

Learning from the deep history of the Bluestone Heights

David Beach  |  05/26/10 @ 1:00pm

Some of the region's most interesting bioregional investigations are being led by citizen scientists using new Web-based tools. They are uncovering geological features that have been covered up by modern civilization - and reasons for early human settlement patterns that have been lost to history. This was on display last week at a talk by Roy Larick about the Bluestone Heights...more

Filter by RSS

Social media feed

Eco-friendly landscapes

Eco-friendly landscapes >

We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.

The best bike trails

The best bike trails >

Find out where are the most interesting bike rides in Northeast Ohio

Your location can cost or save

Your location can cost or save >

See if your neighborhood is costing or saving you more than the average