How the Stokes Brothers Changed the Cuyahoga River Forever

I recently had the chance to talk to India Nicole Burton, a co-director of the Cleveland Public Theatre's recent show about the Cuyahoga River, "Fire on the Water." During our interview she mentioned that the play alluded to the importance of Carl and Louis Stokes in helping with not only the Cuyahoga River, but environmentalism [...]

Environmental reporting on the Ohio EPA is … frustrating

Two weeks ago, I turned in my first story for an environmental journalism and data course at Kent State. My partners, Cameron Hoover and Adam Kirasic, and myself covered hazardous waste in East Liverpool, Ohio, and contacted several sources from Heritage Thermal Services and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for the story. We all agreed [...]