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Their scruffy beards weren't ironic, but there are reasons mammoths and mastodons could have been the hipsters of the Ice Age.According to research from the University of Cincinnati, the famously fuzzy relatives of elephants liked living in Greater Cincinnati long before it was trendy -- at the end of the last ice age. A study led by Brooke Crowley, an assistant professor of geology and anthrop...
Working-class whites are no longer a majority of Ohio's eligible voters, a historic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that has political parties pledging more outreach to a broader coalition of demographic groups.
Halliburton takes 5 days to provide chemical information at Ohio fracking explosion that killed 70,000 fish
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.:Last week I blogged about explosions and a spill at a fracking operation in Ohio. More details are now available, and the reports offer a cautionary tale of all the things that can go wrong on a fracking site. Here are...
A fugitive treasure hunter's company has lost its bid to stop deep-sea explorers from bringing up gold and other artifacts from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 and has been the subject of legal fights for nearly 30 years.
(Reuters) - An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he collected more than $230,000 in Social Security benefits intended for his mother for 33 years after she died. Frank Pospisil admitted in U.S. District Court in Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday that he had stolen his mother's Social Security survivor benefits totaling $230,479 since she died in 1981, according to federal court docum...
Many states around the U.S. have adopted policies that encourage the development of renewable energy. Lately, though, there's been a major push nationwide for states to repeal those policies. As Ohio Public Radio's Andy Chow reports, Ohio appears to be the first state to temporarily halt some of their standards for utilities.
The Ohio government put a double whammy on renewable energy this past week, freezing its renewable portfolio standard and inserting a last-minute rule in the state budget bill. Changing the siting rule for wind turbines puts $25 billion in wind energy projects in serious jeopardy.The post Ohio Puts Double-Whammy on Green Energy appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago:The question on people’s minds as we dig into the carbon pollution reduction standards proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is – what does it mean for Ohio? Two weeks ago, EPA issued a long-awaited standard – called EPA’s...
Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago:On May 21, a coalition of companies – including the Ohio-based Limited Brands, Inc. and Owens Corning, as well as national heavyweights Starbucks, the Gap, Levis, Jones Lange LaSalle, Ikea and Nike - wrote to Governor John Kasich urging him...
If you watched this week's episode of Showtime's climate series Years of Living Dangerously, you saw a fantastic piece by America Ferrera called "Against the Wind" that pierced the veil of the fossil fuel industry's well-funded operation to try and dismantle state clean energy standards. The episode could not have been more timely, as that same relentless attack continues unfolding in...