The plan for the Opportunity Corridor categorically underestimates its environmental impact, the Environmental Protection Agency informed Ohio’s Department of Transportation (ODOT).
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Sewer District strikes back; Cincy streetcar derailed (again); 'eastward ho' for RTA; shrinking city returns
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District is fighting a court order to shut down its “green” stormwater program; this week, it asked the Ohio Supreme Court to hear its case.
Stormwater legal follies: How an essential clean water program in Northeast Ohio is being frustrated in court
Justice is supposed to be blind. But it’s a problem when it’s so blind it can’t even read the law. That seems to be what happened to the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, whose vital stormwater program was recently halted by the Ohio Court of Appeals.
The effort to get property owners engaged in a real easy-to-ignore problem—floods and contaminated lake water—was dealt a blow in September when an appellate court told the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District it didn’t have the authority to collect a fee based on the square footage of hard surfaces at homes and business. Observers wondered if this was a death...
Aaron Kozloff landed his first job since graduating last December from Oberlin College managing The Environmental Dashboard. Success will hinge on an idea hatched by three of his former teachers, John Petersen, a professor in Systems Ecology, Rumi Shammin in Environmental Studies and Cindy Frantz in Social Psychology. They want to know how many of Oberlin’s 8,300 residents will alter...
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