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In The News

THANK YOU, GOVERNOR JOHN KASICH: Gov. John Kasich says a legislative committee's recommendations to indefinitely freeze Ohio's renewable energy standards is "unacceptable."

Toledo Blade: Report supports energy mandates...It was compiled by a consortium of businesses, trade associations, nonprofit groups, and local government agencies that participated in a statewide initiative called Ohio's Energy Future Tour, which traversed more...

Akron Beacon Journal: Editorial On tour of the clean energy future...The past year, three dozen organizations, including business associations and environmental groups, have conducted Ohio's Energy Future Tour. From December to June, they held six public forums and last week issued a final report, including ideas about how the state can advance on the clean energy front...

Columbus Dispatch: Cleaner air in Ohio would benefit our health...LTE [Tour-participant, Rick Hicks] Everyone has a right to breathe clean air. But Ohio does not take steps to ensure cleaner air free from pollutants that cause serious health problems. That must change.

Columbus Dispatch: Clean-energy advocates want Ohio to alter course...Clean-energy advocates say Ohio has veered off course with recent legislation and needs to grab an opportunity this month to get back on track. Ohio's Energy Future Tour, a coalition of business groups and environmental advocates, issued a report on Wednesday calling on the state to lift a "freeze" on benchmarks for renewable energy and energy efficiency...

Dayton Daily News: Broad Ohio coalition wants renewable energy targets restored... A broad coalition of state business, health, community and environmental groups called Wednesday for Ohio lawmakers to reinstate mandatory targets for the use of renewable and advanced energy sources such as wind, solar and clean coal...

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NRDC Switchboard: New report: Ohioans demand a clean energy future...so what's the holdup?...In Ohio lately, it seems we keep taking one step forward and two steps back. As other states harness the clean energy revolution, Ohio is bogged down by recent decisions that are holding back progress...

Ohio energy policy discussions on the front burner
Renewable energy backers are hoping their voices will be heard when the debate over Ohio's future energy policy heats up.

Ohio's Energy Future Tour makes final stop in Athens
Ohio's Energy Future Tour made its sixth stop at the Athens Community Center Wednesday night to host an open forum to discuss the importance of energy efficiency and educate the people on how to give Ohio an energy-sustainable future.

Energy tour's final stop to be in Athens
Ohio's Energy Future Tour announced that the sixth and final stop will be Athens on Wednesday, June 24 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Athens Community Center.

Press Release: OHIO'S ENERGY FUTURE TOUR COMPLETES FIFTH STOP IN CINCINNATI

727 Miles and Many Ohio Opinions on Clean Energy The Ohio Energy Future Tour is traveling 727 miles around the state to hear from citizens, community leaders and experts about the energy opportunities and challenges facing Ohio.

Ohio's Energy Future Tour Announces Fifth Stop in Cincinnati

WTOL 11 Ohio's Future Energy Tour stops in Toledo - Toledo News Now

Ohio's Energy Future Tour Announces Fourth Stop

The Flyers and Local Dayton Community Embrace Ohio's Energy Future Tour and Are Ready for Energy Innovation

Dayton Energy Forum Focuses on Sustainability, Security and Economic Benefits of Clean Energy (Press Release)

UD to host sustainable energy forum
Ohio's Energy Future Tour, a statewide series of public forums, is making its third stop in Dayton. The tour is a collaboration among businesses, trade associations, nonprofit organizations and local governments, officials said. Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley ...

UD to host sustainable energy forum
A free public forum about the positive impacts of renewable energy and energy efficiency will be held at 6 p.m. today at the University of Dayton, according to a media release. Ohio's Energy Future Tour, a statewide series of public forums, is making its third stop in Dayton. The tour is ...

Dayton Tour Announcement Press Release

Cloudy Skies for Ohio's Clean Energy Industry

Ohio's Energy Future Tour Advocating for State Support of Green Energy

Green Energy Tour Comes To Columbus

Columbus energy forum focuses on economic, health impacts of clean energy PRESS RELEASE

Ohio's Energy Future Tour: Columbus Speaker Bios

In the Akron Beacon Journal 1/21

For Columbus Press Release for 2/10 Tour click here.

Ohio's big energy mistake: Experts debate state's future Read more on Cleveland.com

"The forum provided an important look ahead at Ohio's future, and it also allowed us to see the gains made by this now well-established industry." Read more on Cleveland.com

"According to a variety of industry and community leaders, Ohio still has a bright future ahead of it for renewable energy and energy efficiency." Read more on Midwest Energy News

Cleveland to be first stop on the Ohio Future of Energy statewide tour. Read more on Cleveland.com

For Cleveland Press Release click here.