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The Globe and Mail
Flint’s water crisis a harbinger of larger lead problem in the U.S.the results. The initial scandal quickly ballooned, with allegations that a man
Flint’s water crisis a harbinger of larger lead problem in the U.S.
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
the results. The initial scandal quickly ballooned, with allegations that a manager at the plant had falsified records. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency eventually fired two employees and demoted a third over their handling of the case. As... Read more
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The Times Leader
Rayland seeks grants for community improvementprivate sources." Morelli also mentioned the possibility of Rayland applying f
Rayland seeks grants for community improvement
The Times Leader / Posted 17 hours ago
private sources." Morelli also mentioned the possibility of Rayland applying for a grant for mosquito control through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. This is a new program to "make funding available to health departments and related... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Toxic blob from 1970s may be nearing Cleveland water plant on Lake Eriethe Cuyahoga River and dumped into Lake Erie in the 1970s might be moving towar
Toxic blob from 1970s may be nearing Cleveland water plant on Lake Erie
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 hours ago
the Cuyahoga River and dumped into Lake Erie in the 1970s might be moving toward a Cleveland water treatment plant. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said a roughly two-square-mile toxic blob sits about 5 miles from an intake pipe that... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Lawmakers take the lead on leadthe current guidelines requiring homeowner notification. If the local governmen
Lawmakers take the lead on lead
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 2 days ago
the current guidelines requiring homeowner notification. If the local government agency fails to alert its customers, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency director is required to do so after 10 day of receiving the test results. "In addition... Read more
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Salem News
Ginter joins bill addressing water testingthe current guidelines requiring homeowner notification. If the local governmen
Ginter joins bill addressing water testing
Salem News / Posted 2 days ago
the current guidelines requiring homeowner notification. If the local government agency fails to alert its customers, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency director is required to do so after 10 day of receiving the test results. "In addition... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Coal-mine damage under Rt. 33 to affect traffic near Nelsonvilledischarge of acidic mine water. The transportation department worked with the
Coal-mine damage under Rt. 33 to affect traffic near Nelsonville
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
discharge of acidic mine water. The transportation department worked with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to come up with on-site water treatment. Untreated mine water that escapes from... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus to spend billions fixing waterlines, sewersOhio's creeks and rivers, and to upgrade the city's public water system. Since
Columbus to spend billions fixing waterlines, sewers
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Ohio's creeks and rivers, and to upgrade the city's public water system. Since 2004, the city has been in trouble with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for allowing too much sewage to wash into waterways during heavy rainstorms. Add a... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Ohio Lines Up Free FishingState Park, where anglers will likely find bass, bluegill, crappie and trout.
Ohio Lines Up Free Fishing
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 3 days ago
State Park, where anglers will likely find bass, bluegill, crappie and trout. Moreover, last year, officials with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency sampled Belmont County's McMahon Creek near the submarine bridge that carries Boyd Ridge... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Valley Drug Take Back event scheduled for Saturdaythat is not properly disposed of can create the risk of unintentional overdose
Valley Drug Take Back event scheduled for Saturday
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
that is not properly disposed of can create the risk of unintentional overdose or illegal abuse, according to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Unused medication that is not properly disposed of can create the risk of... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Soil erosion major pollutantany site activity that will disturb more than 1 acre of land must obtain two ap
Soil erosion major pollutant
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
any site activity that will disturb more than 1 acre of land must obtain two approvals. The first approval is from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is known as a “Notice of Intent.” This permit is required for any construction... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio EPA identifies source of oil that leaked into the Mahoning River in WarrenThe Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says used motor oil leaked from an ope
Ohio EPA identifies source of oil that leaked into the Mahoning River in Warren
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says used motor oil leaked from an open valve on an 800-gallon tank at W.T.R. Services Inc., 2421 W. Market St., on Wednesday and traveled into the Mahoning River through a storm sewer. The valve was left... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
EPA seeks tips in cemetery dumpingdetermine who illegally dumped bags of waste from a disgraced North Toledo fune
EPA seeks tips in cemetery dumping
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
determine who illegally dumped bags of waste from a disgraced North Toledo funeral home into a nearby city cemetery. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday asked for tips to identify a perpetrator. On Oct. 13, a pickup entered the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Highrise resident alerts Warren cops to river spillThe Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says used motor oil leaked from an ope
Highrise resident alerts Warren cops to river spill
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says used motor oil leaked from an open valve on an 800-gallon tank at W.T.R. Services Inc., 2421 W. Market St., on Wednesday and traveled into the Mahoning River through a storm sewer. The valve was left... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio EPA says human error led to oil spill in Mahoning RiverThe Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says used motor oil leaked from an ope
Ohio EPA says human error led to oil spill in Mahoning River
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says used motor oil leaked from an open valve on an 800-gallon tank at W.T.R. Services Inc., 2421 W. Market Street, Wednesday and traveled into the Mahoning River through a storm sewer. The valve was left... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Thur. 11:59 a.m.: Crews working to contain oil spill in Mahoning River in Warrennear Mason Street NW. Warren firefighters are on the scene preparing to lower o
Thur. 11:59 a.m.: Crews working to contain oil spill in Mahoning River in Warren
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
near Mason Street NW. Warren firefighters are on the scene preparing to lower oil-containment booms into the river, and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has been called. For more on this story, read Friday's print edition of the Tribune... Read more
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The Times Leader
PTT official gives update on cracker projectAlso, some producers now blend ethane into their methane streams to heat homes.
PTT official gives update on cracker project
The Times Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Also, some producers now blend ethane into their methane streams to heat homes. Wojciechowski said he plans to meet with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency officials this week to discuss some of the permits for which PTT Global Chemical will... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Hinckley Township association tackles lead violation — The Medina County Gazettea lead violation for its drinking water last November and notified consumers mo
Hinckley Township association tackles lead violation — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
a lead violation for its drinking water last November and notified consumers more than two months later, according to Ohio Environmental Protection Agency documents. The Echo Lake Community Association was found in violation of Ohio EPA lead... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Belmont County Cracker Project Director: Don’t Burn off EthaneAlso, some producers now blend ethane into their methane streams to heat homes.
Belmont County Cracker Project Director: Don’t Burn off Ethane
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 7 days ago
Also, some producers now blend ethane into their methane streams to heat homes. Wojciechowski said he plans to meet with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency officials this week to discuss some of the permits for which PTT Global Chemical will... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
South Side residents say air toxins are at safe levelsworried that the factories and industrial facilities near their neighborhoods h
South Side residents say air toxins are at safe levels
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
worried that the factories and industrial facilities near their neighborhoods have affected their health. On Tuesday, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency told two community leaders that the air, at least, is safe. The Ohio EPA this year... Read more
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The Times Leader
Consider proposalthey are regulated by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Class I wells r
Consider proposal
The Times Leader / Posted 10 days ago
they are regulated by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Class I wells receive significantly more oversight from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency because they accept hazardous and non-hazardous waste. The products are injected into... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Dam removal awaited this yearYOUNGSTOWN If negotiations between the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency an
Dam removal awaited this year
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN If negotiations between the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the company that owns half of the First Street dam in the Mahoning River at Lowellville can be concluded next week, that dam will be gone this year, a regional planning... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lily Pond to close for 45 days for parking lot projecta parking-lot rehabilitation project. Mill Creek MetroParks received a Surface
Lily Pond to close for 45 days for parking lot project
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
a parking-lot rehabilitation project. Mill Creek MetroParks received a Surface Water Improvement Fund grant through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that will cover 100 percent of the cost to rehabilitate the parking lot and construct... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Talks could spur removal of First Street dam at LowellvilleYOUNGSTOWN If negotiations between the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency an
Talks could spur removal of First Street dam at Lowellville
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN If negotiations between the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the company that owns half of the First Street dam in the Mahoning River at Lowellville can be concluded next week, that dam will be gone this year, a regional planning... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lily Pond to close for 45 days for parking lot projecta parking lot rehabilitation project. Mill Creek MetroParks received a Surface
Lily Pond to close for 45 days for parking lot project
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
a parking lot rehabilitation project. Mill Creek MetroParks received a Surface Water Improvement Fund grant through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that will cover 100 percent of the cost to rehabilitate the parking lot and construct... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Council committee likes Buckeye Council planproject is part of a decades-long effort to improve water quality in the Cuyaho
Council committee likes Buckeye Council plan
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 11 days ago
project is part of a decades-long effort to improve water quality in the Cuyahoga River, according to Bill Zawiski, an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) biologist. Other recent dam removals have been successful, if not to this scale,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Expand on success of Big Darbythe village of Baltimore through Canal Winchester, Groveport and Ashville, supp
Expand on success of Big Darby
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
the village of Baltimore through Canal Winchester, Groveport and Ashville, supports 69 species of fish as documented by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in 2006. Yet many people do not even know the name of the watershed they live in. Urban... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Debt, pollution costs sinking Columbus Castingscompany is struggling to meet debt obligations. The costs of needed improvement
Debt, pollution costs sinking Columbus Castings
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
company is struggling to meet debt obligations. The costs of needed improvements have not been disclosed. In February, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency ordered the foundry to make changes to its operations to reduce air pollution. The... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Health Dept. testing blood lead levels after Granville water concernsbut 10TV has not received a response from, are: The Ohio Department of Educati
Health Dept. testing blood lead levels after Granville water concerns
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
but 10TV has not received a response from, are: The Ohio Department of Education has referred all questions to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency about if a mandate should be considered in the future to test schools water... Read more
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The Times Leader
Rep. Debbie Phillips wants stronger frack oversightare regulated by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, while the latter rec
Rep. Debbie Phillips wants stronger frack oversight
The Times Leader / Posted 12 days ago
are regulated by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, while the latter receive significantly more oversight via the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Class I wells inject hazardous and non-hazardous wastes into deep, isolated rock... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
County Council agrees Gorge Dam should goproject is part of a decades-long effort to improve water quality in the Cuyaho
County Council agrees Gorge Dam should go
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
project is part of a decades-long effort to improve water quality in the Cuyahoga River, according to Bill Zawiski, an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) biologist. Other recent dam removals have been successful, if not to this scale,... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Lorain officials favor on-land dredging disposalopen lake dredging, which has brought about a number of debates, and it’s somet
Lorain officials favor on-land dredging disposal
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 14 days ago
open lake dredging, which has brought about a number of debates, and it’s something I don’t support, and it’s something the Ohio (Environmental Protection Agency) doesn’t support,” Mayor Chase Ritenauer said. “Talking with the Ohio EPA last week,... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
State Fire Marshal says Republic Steel is ‘acting with due regard’and said in a news release that the company was following protocol. “Prior to
State Fire Marshal says Republic Steel is ‘acting with due regard’
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 15 days ago
and said in a news release that the company was following protocol. “Prior to idling the plant, Republic contacted the Ohio (Environmental Protection Agency) and met with its representatives to gain a full understanding of the company’s... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Five Things You Might Have Missed: 4-18without putting their skin at risk of developing sores, rashes, or something wo
Five Things You Might Have Missed: 4-18
The Toledo Blade / Posted 15 days ago
without putting their skin at risk of developing sores, rashes, or something worse. The time for both, according to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, will come in 2030. Although the public will be asked to be patient another 14 years,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Darby watershed remains clean a decade after protection deala formal agreement that limited development around the Big Darby Creek watershe
Darby watershed remains clean a decade after protection deal
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
a formal agreement that limited development around the Big Darby Creek watershed to 10 percent of the total land. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources have been studying the health of fish,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Sins of the past continue to torment Ottawa Riversores, rashes, or something worse. A sign along the Ottawa River near Summit S
Sins of the past continue to torment Ottawa River
The Toledo Blade / Posted 17 days ago
sores, rashes, or something worse. A sign along the Ottawa River near Summit Street. The time for both, according to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, will come in 2030. Although the public will be asked to be patient another 14 years,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Kasich appoints Toledo's Bensman to state paneland ends July 1, 2018, spokesman Joe Andrews said today. The council members a
Kasich appoints Toledo's Bensman to state panel
The Toledo Blade / Posted 18 days ago
and ends July 1, 2018, spokesman Joe Andrews said today. The council members advise and assist the director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency with preparation of the state solid waste management plan and with periodic revisions to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio EPA questioned for pursing action vs. its own employee for helping police probe fuel spillThe Ohio Environmental Protection Agency might want to clean up its own rules a
Ohio EPA questioned for pursing action vs. its own employee for helping police probe fuel spill
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency might want to clean up its own rules and regulations before pursuing possible criminal charges against an employee accused of acting improperly by aiding police and fire departments investigating a suspicious... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Toxic chemicals on rise in Lake Erie fish, scientists saypass along the chemicals to newborns. That could mean trouble for people who r
Toxic chemicals on rise in Lake Erie fish, scientists say
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
pass along the chemicals to newborns. That could mean trouble for people who regularly eat Erie’s small-mouth bass. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency already recommends people eat no more than one serving of sport fish a week. But even... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Ohio EPA to tour Republic site to check for hazardsLORAIN — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will be investigating the idl
Ohio EPA to tour Republic site to check for hazards
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 22 days ago
LORAIN — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will be investigating the idled Republic steel mill to make sure regulations are being followed, Councilman Joe Faga said at a Monday meeting of the City Council’s Police and Fire Committee. “I did... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
$2.9 million spent to keep rainwater from South Side sewerssewer system. Heavy rains overwhelm the old combined sewers and the runoff is d
$2.9 million spent to keep rainwater from South Side sewers
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
sewer system. Heavy rains overwhelm the old combined sewers and the runoff is discharged into area streams and rivers. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the city to fix the problem. The park and the rain garden at Parsons and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Wildlife making comeback on reclaimed mine lands in Ohioamong Rural Action and funding partners including the Wayne National Forest, th
Wildlife making comeback on reclaimed mine lands in Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
among Rural Action and funding partners including the Wayne National Forest, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and others. The effort includes neutralizing the acid mine drainage seeping from old,... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Reporters seek access to test resultsconducted between June 1, 2015 and Sept. 30, 2015, according to the paperwork p
Reporters seek access to test results
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 24 days ago
conducted between June 1, 2015 and Sept. 30, 2015, according to the paperwork provided by Buckeye Water District to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. However, the date listed for each sample was Aug. 19, 2015 and some of the times under... Read more
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The Times Leader
EPA still sampling Barnesville waterand therefore the village will be able to continue to provide ample drinking wa
EPA still sampling Barnesville water
The Times Leader / Posted 25 days ago
and therefore the village will be able to continue to provide ample drinking water from other sources no matter how long the reservoir remains shut down. Officials with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency did not return calls fo... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Urbana school construction on hold while landfill issue remainsfor the site that we have. We can’t really go through a major redesign of the b
Urbana school construction on hold while landfill issue remains
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 25 days ago
for the site that we have. We can’t really go through a major redesign of the building.” The problem arose after the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency raised concerns about the proposed school’s proximity to the landfill earlier this year.... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Portage Lakes Advisory Council marking Earth DaySecchi Water Clarity Training Workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at t
Portage Lakes Advisory Council marking Earth Day
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 25 days ago
Secchi Water Clarity Training Workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Franklin Park Civic Center. Led by Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Environmental (EPA) Supervisor Bill Zawiski and Susan James, of Citizens Lake Awareness... Read more
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The Times Leader
Kasich’s cabinet stops by multiple agenciespresented at a Marietta College presentation delivered by the Ohio Department o
Kasich’s cabinet stops by multiple agencies
The Times Leader / Posted 26 days ago
presented at a Marietta College presentation delivered by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in partnership with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. "Natural gas production in 2016 still shows growth," said James Zehringer, director of... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
County man cited for open burningThe citation was issued Monday by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency agai
County man cited for open burning
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 27 days ago
The citation was issued Monday by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency against Bill Catlett, with the burning incident occurring March 24 on property he owns at 11478 state Route 45, Elkrun Township. The West Point Fire Department responded to... Read more
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The Times Leader
Martins Ferry pothole patching put on holdbe fined during the first week. Meanwhile, Cleary said the city is making prog
Martins Ferry pothole patching put on hold
The Times Leader / Posted 27 days ago
be fined during the first week. Meanwhile, Cleary said the city is making progress on issues pointed out last year by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. A visit last year from EPA official Aaron Pennington resulted in the city getting a... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Man cited for burning asbestosThe citation was issued Monday by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency agai
Man cited for burning asbestos
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 27 days ago
The citation was issued Monday by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency against Bill Catlett, with the burning incident occurring March 24 on property he owns at 11478 state Route 45, Elkrun Township. The West Point Fire Department responded to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Sewer upgrades mean jobs, cleaner waterafter heavy rains, were the primary cause of a massive fish kill in Mill Creek
Sewer upgrades mean jobs, cleaner water
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 27 days ago
after heavy rains, were the primary cause of a massive fish kill in Mill Creek Park’s Lake Newport early last summer, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said. The park lakes were closed the remainder of last year, but they have reopened... Read more
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