The Environmental Justice Ordinance was passed by City Council with a vote of 5 in favor and 4 against!

At City Hall At the EJO RallyVoting in favor were Crowley, Harris, Qualls, Thomas, and Cole.

Getting the Environmental Justice Ordinance passed has been a project of CUFA’s for the past 4 years. This ordinance will help protect Cincinnati communities already overburdened with pollution.

We want to acknowledge the hard work of our Environmental Justice Committee that has been working on this for so long!

Cincinnati is the first city in the country to pass an Environmental Justice Ordinance!

Read City Beat’s article on the EJO being passed at http://www.citybeat.com.