Council candidates participating in forum on environmental issues

Cincinnati city council candidates are participating in a forum Wednesday night to talk about environmental issues in the city.

The Green Group is sponsoring the forum, which will be streamed live by Media Bridges.

Candidates Roxanne Qualls, Chris Bortz, Laure Quinlivan, Cecil Thomas, Wendell Young, Nicholas Hollan, Jason Riveiro, Yvette Simpson, Pat McCollum, Kathy Atkinson, PG Sittenfeld, Chris Sellbach and Mike Allen will each receive four questions from Cincinnati Green Group members. The questions with cover topics such as transportation, the waste stream, energy and the future of the city's Office of Environmental Quality.

Forum attendees are encouraged to wear green and will have a chance to submit their own questions.

The forum is at Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Avenue. Networking time with the candidates is from 5 to 5:45 p.m., with the forum beginning at 6 p.m.

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