Ohio River

10:16 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Stretch Of Ohio River Reopens After Fuel Oil Spill

Fuel oil contaminates Ohio River near Duke Energy plant
Credit wcpo

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

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7:16 am
Tue January 21, 2014

WVA Spill Raising Concerns About One Happening In Ohio

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.

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12:29 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Decision Pending On Ohio River Fracking Waste Shipments

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

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