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U.S. Clean Water Act Settlement in Lima, Ohio, to Reduce Sewage Overflows (IL)

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CHICAGO ? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of Ohio today announced a Clean Water Act settlement with the City of Lima, Ohio, to resolve claims that untreated sewer discharges were released into the Ottawa River during wet weather. The proposed c...

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on Nov 20, 2014 at 03:20 PM

Ohio State Scores Trash Touchdown

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Ohio State University is one of 88 schools participating in the Busch Systems Game Day Recycling Challenge, which keeps tailgating trash out of landfillsThe post Ohio State Scores Trash Touchdown appeared first on Sustainablog.

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on Nov 12, 2014 at 06:20 PM
3-year-old Ohio girl shot b...

3-year-old Ohio girl shot by 4-year-old brother, police say

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LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old Ohio girl is in critical condition after being shot in the head by her 4-year-old brother, who found a gun in a dresser.

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on Nov 03, 2014 at 05:20 PM

Next Wrangler Will Be Made Of Aluminum, Stay In Toledo

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Contrary to previous reports, production of the Wrangler will stay in Toledo, keeping its body-on-frame design while switching from a steel to aluminumThe post Next Wrangler Will Be Made Of Aluminum, Stay In Toledo appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 27, 2014 at 09:20 PM

U.S. ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH CINCINNATI LANDLORD 224 HOUSING UNITS TO BECOME LEAD SAFE (OH)

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U.S. ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH CINCINNATI LANDLORD ? 224 HOUSING UNITS TO BECOME LEAD SAFEAgreement signals continued federal and local focus on protecting children CINCINNATI ? The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Attorney?s Office for the Southern District o...

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on Oct 23, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Family reunion in Ohio for ...

Family reunion in Ohio for N. Korean detainee

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Ohio man, held nearly half a year for leaving a bible behind in a bar, on home ground.

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on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:20 PM

EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie (IN, MI, OH)

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OREGON, OHIO (Oct. 20, 2014) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman today announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies to p...

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on Oct 20, 2014 at 11:54 PM
Jeep Wrangler Could Get Alu...

Jeep Wrangler Could Get Aluminum Body And Turbo Engine

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Fiat-Chrysler is considering a switch to an aluminum body and small-displacement turbo motors in Wrangler, and production could leave Toledo, OhioThe post Jeep Wrangler Could Get Aluminum Body And Turbo Engine appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 06, 2014 at 08:21 PM

After Toledo, What's Next?

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Karen Hobbs, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago:It’s been almost 2 months since half a million residents of Toledo, Ohio and surrounding communities were told not to drink their water after unsafe levels of toxins, caused by Lake Erie algal blooms, were found at a city water...

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on Sep 30, 2014 at 01:51 PM
End the Algae Assault: Grea...

End the Algae Assault: Great Lakes Mayors Should Push for Clean Power Plan and Clean Water Protection Rule

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Henry Henderson, Director, Midwest Program NRDC, Chicago, Illinois:The nation was greeted last month with the distressing news that nearly a half-million Americans were robbed of access to drinking water by toxic algae blooms near Toledo. It is amazing, spooky and utterly unacceptable for the citizens of...

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on Sep 23, 2014 at 02:50 AM