Vegetarian Indian Dinner Fundraiser
Join us October 19, 2018 at 6:30 pm for a wonderful dinner, cash bar, silent auction and more! $45 per person. To RSVP and Pay you can click here.
BYOBag Coalition visiting Kroger Headquarters
New way to donate
connect your Kroger Plus card to Sierra Club and Kroger will donate funds to the Miami Groups account at the Sierra Club Foundation. It’s easy. Here is how.
Upcoming Innings Meetings:
All Innings locations are at 7:00 – 8:55 p.m. at the Scouting Achievement Center, 10078 Reading Road, Evendale, OH 45241 The public is welcome.
Members of our Miami Group will be presenting photos and stories of their vacations. Each member will have approximately 12-15min to entertain us. More details and to RSVP, click here.
Presented by Jan and Randy who toured Alaska this year, beginning with the inland passage around Juneau and then to the Anchorage to Fairbanks corridor including Denali. They will present a show of the scenery, fauna and flora found along this trip. More details and to RSVP, click here.
Victory! ORSANCO abstained from voting for decreasing standards for pollutants
After several months, the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commissioners are delaying a movement to decrease standards of pollutants in the Ohio River. Read more here.
Political action – What Sierra Club is doing in the 2018 election ! click here.
Upcoming Political Volunteering Events:
- Saturday, October 13, 2018 – 11:45am / Meet at Aftab Pureval’s campaign office, 1177 West 8th Street, downtown Cincinnati. Plan to devote 3-4 hours to the activity.
- Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 11:45am / Meet at Jill Schiller’s campaign office, 3700 Eastern Ave. Cincinnati (Columbia-Tusculum). Plan to devote 3-4 hours to the activity.
Sewers & Clean Water Update !
City and County would rather fight than switch to fixing sewers. The County asked the Court to help them and extend the agreement deadline for another year. Read more.
USEPA says city and county cannot submit separate Phase II plans. Read more.
New study links childhood health impacts to Sewer Overflows
Checkout Dr. Brokamps’ study of Greater Cincinnati Sewer Overflows and childhood visits to the Emergency Room for GI illnesses.
County and City are continuing their disagreement over the next phase of the sewer consent decree cleanup. Read about the County’s June plans and Sierra Club’s comments.
New draft MSD phase II plan from the County –approved for submittal to USEPA (unless the city and county agree to changes at June 20, 2018 commission meeting. download plan here 2019-06-20 BOCC Resolution with Draft Phase 2A.
On June 28, 2018, Cincinnati filed its own MSD Phase II plan with the USEPA
Apparently the city and county don’t agree on the Plan. You can read the city’s plan here: Cover Letter, Plan, Affordability Analysis
Sierra Club addresses failure to enforce environmental law
Sierra Club sends Notice of Intent to File a Citizen Suit under the federal Clean Air Act against greater Cincinnati corporation. We documented over 600 violations that gone unaddressed by Ohio EPA.
Upcoming Events: MG Meetings Calendar
Conservation Committee Meeting- Follow this link for the next meeting details.
Next Past Plastic Meeting – Help us eliminate plastic pollution !Click here for our next meeting !
Ohio Chapter Event Calendar: You can list events, sign up for them, and get more details.
Every second Monday of the month at 7 PM – “Dayton Connections” meeting at the Brixx Ice Company. 500 E. First Street Dayton OH 45402