On Wednesday, the city of Cleveland unveiled its first electric vehicle charging station at the Frederick Douglass Recreation Center in the Lee-Harvard neighborhood. The charging station is part of a push to make EV ownership more accessible and affordable to city residents.
Federal air quality monitoring devices are scattered throughout the region, leaving large gaps in data. Now, with a new $500,000 federal grant on the horizon, local steps to improve monitoring have already begun.
Sarah O’Keeffe, Cleveland’s new Director of Sustainability and Climate Justice has a long list of environmental priorities to tackle, including removing lead pipes that supply water throughout the city, and transitioning the city government to 100% renewable energy by 2030.