Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

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11:50 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Unsafe Levels Of E.Coli Found In Local Watershed

Scioto Watershed
Credit wikipedia

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says water in the Upper Scioto Watershed contains unsafe levels of E.coli.

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6:57 am
Thu March 13, 2014

18 Ohio Coal Facilities Have Expired Discharge Permits

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.

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6:27 am
Tue January 14, 2014

PUCO Chair To Leave In April

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio chair Todd Snitchler says he will not seek reappointment when his term ends on April 10th.

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5:22 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Ohio EPA head resigns

Ohio EPA director Scott Nally
Columbus Dispatch

The governor's office says Ohio Environmental Protection Agency director Scott Craig Butler will be appointed as interim director.Nally resigned Tuesday.  

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12:19 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Central Ohio Air Within Federal Soot Limits

Montgomery County has some of the dirtiest air in Ohio, while the air in central Ohio is within federal pollution limits.

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7:30 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Composting Program Launched At State Prison

State prisons and the environmental officials have launched a composting program to keep more than 600 tons of prison food waste out of the landfill.

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7:02 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Refinery Owners Seek Permit To Handle Canadian Tar Sands

Operators of a refinery in Lima are seeking state approval for a 300 million dollar upgrade to refine tar sands from Alberta, Canada.

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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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12:30 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Lye Blamed For Fish Kill

Ohio EPA investigators suspect a chemical leak is to blame for a fish kill in Sycamore Creek in Blue Ash last week.

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6:55 am
Tue May 7, 2013

State: Fertilizer Spill Poses No Public Threat

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says Monday's fertilizer spill at Evening and Morning streets in Sunbury poses no threat to the public.

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