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Environment Ohio Warns State Economy Vulnerable to Climate Change

Article: Environment Ohio Warns State Economy Vulnerable to Climate Change

COLUMBUS, Ohio, December 18, 2008 (ENS) – Global warming could potentially damage Ohio economic sectors now worth $126.9 billion that provide 1.9 million jobs, according to a new report issued today by the environmental advocacy group Environment Ohio. Entitled “What’s at Stake: How Global Warming Threatens the Buckeye State,” the report details the environmental and…

Ohio's Large Rivers Close to Meeting Water Quality Standards

Article: Ohio's Large Rivers Close to Meeting Water Quality Standards

COLUMBUS, Ohio, February 4, 2008 (ENS) – Ohio’s 23 large rivers have nearly reached Ohio EPA’s goal for 80 percent of large rivers to meet water quality standards by 2010, the agency said in a new report issued Thursday. The report shows that 78.7 percent of the state’s large rivers now meet clean water goals.…