Ohio River

President Trump has signed a disaster declaration for Hamilton and 17 other southern Ohio counties hit by flooding last month.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has issued an emergency declaration for 17 counties in the southern and eastern parts of the state amid concerns about continued flooding and forecasts of more rain.

Clermont County officials say county and local police and fire departments and other emergency officials will set up tomorrow at the New Richmond Middle School, more than 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati. 


The Ohio Attorney General's office has filed a lawsuit against chemical giant DuPont over the company's decades-long release of C8 into the Ohio River from it's Washington Works Plant in West Virginia. 


A boulder at the center of a three-year dispute between Kentucky and Ohio officials may be getting a new home.

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio says federal funds are needed to replace the outdated Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River in Cincinnati.

Experts plan to search for rare and endangered species this spring in Shawnee State Forest as they try to stop logging.

DuPont has settled the second of two test cases that had potential to influence thousands of similar lawsuits about the discharging of the chemical C8 into the Ohio River and drinking water.

A federal jury in Columbus has awarded a Guysville woman who got cancer after drinking water contaminated by the chemical C-8 that was released from a DuPont plant on the Ohio River 1.6 million dollars.


A 15-mile section of the Ohio River closed for cleanup after a fuel oil spill has reopened to river traffic, with some restrictions. 

An Associated Press analysis of federal environmental data shows chemicals and waste from the coal industry have tainted hundreds of waterways and groundwater supplies for decades, spoiling private wells, shutting down fishing and rendering streams virtually lifeless.

A decision from the U.S. Coast Guard is pending on whether to allow toxic waste from fracking on the Ohio River.