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We work on conservation issues at the local, state and national level. The Conservation Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month for general updates and action items in issue specific committees. Join our Email list for meeting agendas and updates. We also have issues specific meetings on Energy and Plastic Pollution. See the calendar for details on Conservation, Past Plastic, and Energy meetings.

If you would like to get involved with our Conservation Committee or other issue specific committees, please visit our Committees page to submit a response to our volunteering survey.

Speak up on Reinventing Metro

Sierra Club Miami Group members are invited to join Metro for seven virtual community meetings, beginning January 12, to update the public and to collect feedback on the service improvements going into effect

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Check out the recent HB6 updates!

HB6 is no longer alleged. Two plead guilty: https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/politics/state/2020/10/29/two-indicted-along-householder-ready-cop-pleas-hb-6-scandal/6067620002/ First Energy fires CEO: https://investors.firstenergycorp.com/file/Index?KeyFile=405788662 The story below is a big piece from USA Today with reporting from Beth Burger about how the Trump

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Cincinnati Streetcar Fare-Free Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 20, 2020 Contact: Travis W. Jeric, Streetcar Director cincinnati-oh.gov/streetcar/contact-us CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar will operate as a fare-free transit service starting November 1, 2020. Individuals

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Storm water drama in Cincinnati

After 4 years of ignoring rising dissatisfaction with very regressive, drinking-water based, sewer charges for financing the MSD storm water infrastructure improvements being forced by a federal Consent Decree, the Hamilton County Commissioners

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Cincinnati Plastic Bag Ban – PASSED!

Cincinnati Council passed the Ordinance to Regulate Plastic and Paper Bags with a 7-1 vote beginning January 1, 2021.  There are many, many people and organizations who have worked for the last 8 years that

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Bag Ban Committee Vote Tomorrow!

Cincinnati City Council’s Education, Innovation and Growth Committee is expected to vote on the proposed ban of single-use plastic bags at tomorrow’s (September 9th) 2:00 PM meeting. If you are interested in speaking

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Speak up on Reinventing Metro

Sierra Club Miami Group members are invited to join Metro for seven virtual community meetings, beginning January 12, to update the public and to collect

Read More »

Check out the recent HB6 updates!

HB6 is no longer alleged. Two plead guilty: https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/politics/state/2020/10/29/two-indicted-along-householder-ready-cop-pleas-hb-6-scandal/6067620002/ First Energy fires CEO: https://investors.firstenergycorp.com/file/Index?KeyFile=405788662 The story below is a big piece from USA Today with

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Cincinnati Streetcar Fare-Free Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 20, 2020 Contact: Travis W. Jeric, Streetcar Director cincinnati-oh.gov/streetcar/contact-us CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar will operate as a

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Storm water drama in Cincinnati

After 4 years of ignoring rising dissatisfaction with very regressive, drinking-water based, sewer charges for financing the MSD storm water infrastructure improvements being forced by

Read More »

Bag Ban Committee Vote Tomorrow!

Cincinnati City Council’s Education, Innovation and Growth Committee is expected to vote on the proposed ban of single-use plastic bags at tomorrow’s (September 9th) 2:00

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