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Environment Ohio Warns State Economy Vulnerable to Climate Change

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

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.…