This issue concentrates on environmental issues critical to the preservation of our planet and environment.

Alert

State lawmakers seek to “Ban the Plastic-Bag Bans” in Ohio

Stories in the news

from Episcopal Ecological Network (EpEN):

‘Complete wiping away of Clean Water Act’: Trump EPA rule would free corporations to pollute nation’s water as much as they please,

Cigarette butts are polluting the ocean more than plastic straws — so why not ban these?,

Plant extinction ‘bad news for all species’,

Arctic death spiral speeds up sixfold, driving coastal permafrost collapse,

17% of sea life gone by 2100 if current climate change continues, study finds,

2 more dead gray whales are found in Alaska, bringing the year’s toll to 75 along the US West Coast

Public policy news alerts are compiled and posted by the Rev. Deniray Mueller, legislative liaison for the Diocese of Southern Ohio. If you have any questions/comments about the subjects presented, please contact her at deniray@deniray.com or 614.668.6036.