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11:48 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Standards For Posting Beach Warnings Under Debate

Federal and state officials are clashing over standards for warning the public about water contamination at the nation's beaches.

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12:01 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Some Ohio Business And Health Leaders Praise New Carbon Emissions Goal

Many utility companies and other businesses are critical of the Obama administration's recently-announced goal of cutting carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels over the next 16 years.

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12:28 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Ohio Bill Would Limit Impact Of New Pollution Rule

Ohio lawmakers are expected to quickly take action on legislation intended to limit the impact of federal plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030. 

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12:35 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Group Of States Want Ohio And Others To Reduce Emissions

Eight Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to require Ohio and eight other upwind states to cut emissions of harmful pollutants.

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1:39 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Groups Sound Off On Obama’s Call For Carbon Emission Standards

Ohio groups are sounding off in reaction to President Obama’s call for reduced carbon emissions from new power plants.

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6:23 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Parents Of Kids In Cancer Cluster Want To Meet With EPA Chief

Families whose children have been among dozens sickened in a  cancer cluster in Clyde want to meet with the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

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1:03 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Teachers Study Great Lake From Ship

Fifteen teachers from five states - including Ohio - are spending the week on Lake Ontario as part of a research program. The teachers are aboard the Lake Guardian, a research vessel operated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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8:45 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Ohio Chemical Reporting Laws Should Not Trump EPA Regulations

The U.S. EPA is investigating the cause of a January chemical emergency at an Auglaize County well facility and asking why an inventory of the facility's chemicals wasn't available to local safety authorities.

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12:36 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

McCarthy Nomination Clears Senate Committee

President Obama's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cleared one procedural hurdle, but another remains.

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12:24 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

New Ballast Water Requirements

The U.S. EPA has issued new requirements for cleansing ballast water dumped from ships, which scientists believe has brought invasive species that damage ecosystems and cost the economy billions of dollars.

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12:19 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Great Lakes Advisory Board Members Selected

The U.S. EPA has selected the members of the Great Lakes Advisory Board.

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7:48 am
Tue February 26, 2013

AEP Settles With Feds, Eight States

Columbus-based American Electric Power will stop burning coal at two power plants in Ohio and Indiana by the end of 2015 under a legal settlement reached with the U.S. EPA, eight states and several environmental groups.

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