On December 6, Neil Waggoner, senior campaign rep for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, discussed “Beyond HB6 and a preview of Ohio energy legislation in 2022”. He reviewed what happened with the partial repeal of HB6 in 2021, the continued bailout of the OVEC coal plants, and what comes next.
Neil holds a B.A. in history and an M.A. in US history from Ohio University. After finishing college and graduate school, Neil spent several years working in the Ohio Legislature. In 2012, Neil joined the Beyond Coal Campaign, organizing around a number of issues at the Public Utility Commission of Ohio, the Ohio Legislature, and Ohio’s congressional delegation. Neil now oversees Sierra Club’s Ohio coal efforts and leads the Ohio Beyond Coal team. Neil is a Cleveland-area native now living in Columbus with his wife, Jaclyn, and their pup Winnie.