Poll: Even Ohio’s coal country supports more use of clean energy

By Kathiann M. Kowalski, Midwest Energy News

New poll results show that a majority of Ohio voters continue to support state policies to encourage more use of clean energy, including a renewable portfolio standard and revised wind turbine setbacks — even in the state’s coal country region.

Eighty-seven percent of voters statewide said they would tell elected officials to support policies that encourage energy efficiency and more renewable energy use, The Nature Conservancy of Ohio reported in a poll this week. Continue reading.

Photo by Tom Hart / Creative Commons: Wind turbines in Ohio.