George Elmaraghy http://wcbe.org en 18 Ohio Coal Facilities Have Expired Discharge Permits http://wcbe.org/post/18-ohio-coal-facilities-have-expired-discharge-permits <p><span lang="EN">Eighteen coal facilities in Ohio are operating with expired pollution-discharge permits issued by the Ohio EPA, an agency where allegations of coal-industry influence arose during a personnel flap last year. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:57:49 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 52579 at http://wcbe.org Ohio EPA head resigns http://wcbe.org/post/ohio-epa-head-resigns <p><span lang="EN">The governor's office says Ohio Environmental Protection Agency director Scott Craig Butler will be appointed as interim director.Nally resigned Tuesday.&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:22:02 +0000 Associated Press 49203 at http://wcbe.org Ohio EPA head resigns State Environmental Official's Resignation On Lawmaker's Radar http://wcbe.org/post/state-environmental-officials-resignation-lawmakers-radar <P>The resignation of a top environmental watchdog for the state took effect today. Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:50:19 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Andy Chow 43109 at http://wcbe.org AP Review Shows Ohio GOP Benfits From Coal Industry Donations http://wcbe.org/post/ap-review-shows-ohio-gop-benfits-coal-industry-donations <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Coal interests that a veteran Ohio environmental regulator says contributed to his forced resignation have donated 50 thousand dollars to Republican Governor John Kasich since he took office. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:28:03 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 42031 at http://wcbe.org Advocates Debate Coal Industry’s Possible Influence On Ohio EPA http://wcbe.org/post/advocates-debate-coal-industry-s-possible-influence-ohio-epa <P><FONT face="Times New Roman">A top environmental watchdog for the state says pressure from the coal industry played a role in his resignation. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 23:38:34 +0000 Ohio Public Radio 41643 at http://wcbe.org