George Elmaraghy Inspector General Issues Report On EPA Resignation, Permitting Process By Ohio Public Radio • May 8, 2015 State of Ohio Ohio Inspector General Randall Meyer has completed his investigation of claims the governor’s office swayed water quality permit decisions based on political pressure. 18 Ohio Coal Facilities Have Expired Discharge Permits By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 13, 2014 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. Ohio EPA head resigns By Associated Press • Jan 7, 2014 Columbus Dispatch The governor's office says Ohio Environmental Protection Agency director Scott Craig Butler will be appointed as interim director.Nally resigned Tuesday. State Environmental Official's Resignation On Lawmaker's Radar By Ohio Public Radio & Andy Chow • Sep 13, 2013 The resignation of a top environmental watchdog for the state took effect today. AP Review Shows Ohio GOP Benfits From Coal Industry Donations By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 27, 2013 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. Advocates Debate Coal Industry’s Possible Influence On Ohio EPA By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 20, 2013 A top environmental watchdog for the state says pressure from the coal industry played a role in his resignation.