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Federal judge rules Ohio EPA in violation of Clean Air Act
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Federal judge rules Ohio EPA in violation of Clean Air Act

COLUMBUS — “In a significant environmental decision, U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Abel ruled yesterday that Ohio EPA has violated the Federal Clean Air Act by failing to require the use of ‘best available technology’ for thousands of air pollution sources in Ohio. Judge Abel’s ruling reversed a decision he had […]

Judge blocks further protests against Massey
Coal / Mountaintop Removal

Judge blocks further protests against Massey

CHARLESTON, WV — “A federal judge has temporarily ordered a halt to mountaintop-removal protests that involve trespassing on Massey Energy property or interfering with any of Massey’s operations. U.S. District Judge Irene C. Berger granted Massey subsidiary Marfork Coal Co.’s request for a temporary restraining order against non-violent civil disobedience […]

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DuPont responds to Little Hocking Water Association suit

MARIETTA — “DuPont attorneys filed 75 defenses last week in response to a federal lawsuit brought by the Little Hocking Water Association over C8 contamination and are asking for the suit to be dismissed… The water association is asking the court to order DuPont to fund a comprehensive cleanup of […]

Nationally-known author Jeff Biggers and award-winning film maker Mari-Lynn Evans visit Greater Cincinnati for weekend of events to stop mountaintop removal coal mining, February 11 & 12
Coal / Mountaintop Removal

Nationally-known author Jeff Biggers and award-winning film maker Mari-Lynn Evans visit Greater Cincinnati for weekend of events to stop mountaintop removal coal mining, February 11 & 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2011 Contact: Melissa English, Ohio Citizen Action 513-307-8527 (cell) Mark Utley, Music for the Mountains organizer 513-288-7170 (cell) CINCINNATI — Greater Cincinnati will soon host two highly celebrated artists and outspoken critics of mountaintop removal coal mining during a weekend of educational and entertaining events, […]

Residents near Kokosing construction plant in Maple Heights upset over noise, odors
Good Neighbor Campaigns

Residents near Kokosing construction plant in Maple Heights upset over noise, odors

MAPLE HEIGHTS — “Some residents near the asphalt plant operated by Kokosing Construction Co. are complaining about odors and noises. The effort to rectify the situation is being led by city employee Carl Gaglione. He wants the plant to move, or homeowners to be bought out. “This year is worse […]

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Older news about Shelly Asphalt in Westerville

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Older news about River Valley Schools in Marion, Ohio

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Older news about the FDS coke plant

Eramet / Good Neighbor Campaigns

Older news about Eramet

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Older news about DuPont and Teflon chemicals