Records show funding for Toledo Coalition for Jobs and Growth came almost exclusively from Houston, Texas-based BP North America, including a $302,000 wire transfer made just two weeks before the election.
While most farmers aren’t happy about the newly-minted ordinance, they’re not overly concerned about it, either. Many of them at the Oak Harbor event were confident in their efforts to keep their operations as environmentally-friendly as possible.
Voters approved the Lake Erie Bill of Rights in a landslide this week.
Some 61 percent of voters favored the measure with 39 percent voting against it, according to Lucas County Board of Elections unofficial results.