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6:44 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Toledo Crisis Prompts Debate On Algae In Public Water System

Ohio EPA Director Craig Butler
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Debate continues on how to best cut down on how to cut down on toxins from algae blooms that get into public water systems.

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12:44 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Pipeline Crack Led To Oil Leak At Nature Preserve

Oak Glen Nature Preserve
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Colerain Township fire officials say a 5-inch oil pipeline crack caused more than 10 thousand gallons of crude to leak into Oak Glen Nature Preserve.

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6:46 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Document Shows Influence Oil And Gas Drillers Have On State Lawmakers, Policy

An environmental group has discovered a controversial plan by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to tackle oil and gas drilling issues.

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6:14 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

ODNR Considers Need For More Oil And Gas Well Inspectors

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Companies continue to grow their natural gas production from Ohio’s shale formations, and state inspectors play a key role in defending communities and the environment.

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7:38 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Advocates Debate Coal Industry’s Possible Influence On Ohio EPA

A top environmental watchdog for the state says pressure from the coal industry played a role in his resignation.

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7:41 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Controversial Coalition Touts Fracking Consensus; Faces Critics

For the past week, a new coalition of environmentalists, energy companies, drillers, and philanthropic groups has been touting itself as a breakthrough….in forging agreement over the controversial natural gas drilling technique called fracking.

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