The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says water in the Upper Scioto Watershed contains unsafe levels of E.coli.
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.
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio chair Todd Snitchler says he will not seek reappointment when his term ends on April 10th.
The governor's office says Ohio Environmental Protection Agency director Scott Craig Butler will be appointed as interim director.Nally resigned Tuesday.
Montgomery County has some of the dirtiest air in Ohio, while the air in central Ohio is within federal pollution limits.
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.
Operators of a refinery in Lima are seeking state approval for a 300 million dollar upgrade to refine tar sands from Alberta, Canada.
A top environmental watchdog for the state says pressure from the coal industry played a role in his resignation.
Ohio EPA investigators suspect a chemical leak is to blame for a fish kill in Sycamore Creek in Blue Ash last week.
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says Monday's fertilizer spill at Evening and Morning streets in Sunbury poses no threat to the public.