Author Archives: EHW

We don’t have to choose between jobs and environment: Michael J. Piepsny

Cleveland.com, August 10, 2014 – Very soon, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin to conduct public hearings on a plan unveiled in June to cut carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants. The bold proposal seeks to decrease power plants’ carbon-dioxide … Continue reading

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Climate news information session

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Ohio geologists link seismic activity to fracking

WKYC - April 11, 2014 – According to a news report by WKYC, State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling … Continue reading

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Youth Farmers Leadership Project

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Race Food & Justice Conference this weekend

Cleveland.com, April 1, 2014 – A revolution is sweeping urban America, and if you haven’t heard its voice, it’s because you may not have recognized the sound of a hoe hitting a clod of dirt or a ripe tomato being … Continue reading

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Race, Food and Justice Conference 2014

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Race, Food and Justice Conference 2014 Partners: Environmental Health Watch, CWRU Social Justice Institute, Rid-All Green Partnership Funded by: Sister of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Saint Luke’s Foundation, and Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Environmental Health Watch in collaboration with … Continue reading

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Our Deja vu landscape

Cleveland.com, January 10, 2014 – If a time traveler from the Gilded Age were to land in our own time, they would feel right at home.  They would see the same rule of wealth and its resulting corruption of our … Continue reading

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EHW employee featured in Home Energy Magazine

August 31, 2013, Home Energy Magazine – Matt Berges, EHW’s Green Housing Manager, is featured in the September/October 2013 issue of Home Energy Magazine. Berges has been very busy balancing his work for EHW with his outside consulting and green construction … Continue reading

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Race, Food and Justice

The Race, Food and Justice Conference highlighed the grassroots support of Growing Power’s Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative. The conference, held at Case Western Reserve University last month, was a collaboration between Environmental Health Watch, Growing Power, Rid-All Green Partnership, and the Case Western … Continue reading

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EHW introduces holistic approach to healthy home

Building upon the Seven Principals of Healthy Housing developed by the National Center for Healthy Housing and others, EHW is advocating for an expanded definition of healthy homes.  Under the concept of “place matters”, and a holistic approach to how … Continue reading

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