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Cincinnati’s Environmental Justice Ordinance

Posted in Environment
We previously reported on Cincinnati’s Environmental Justice Ordinance, believed to be the first of its kind for a City.  That ordinance was supposed to take effect in December 2009.  On January 5th, the City Council’s Quality of Life Committee unanimously passed a motion to delay the effective date until February 2011 due to lack of funding in the City’s… Continue Reading

Cincinnati Passes Environmental Justice Ordinance

Posted in Environment
On June 24, 2009 the City of Cincinnati passed an Environmental Justice Ordinance ("EJ Ordinance").  Believed to be the first of its kind for a City, the EJ Ordinance requires certain “proposed projects” to undergo an environmental review by a City examiner and receive an EJ Permit before the project can operate in the City.… Continue Reading