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Governor Imposes New Rules On Injection Wells

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has issued an order immediately imposing new state regulations on deep-injection wells used to dispose of chemically-laced wastewater from oil and gas drilling. The directive issued Tuesday gives the Ohio Department of Natural Resources temporary authority to implement a list of rules announced after a series of Youngstown-area earthquakes was tied… Read More

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Block Grant Awarded To Ironton

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Ironton is getting $125,000 from the state to make street improvements. The funding was announced today and is from the Community Development Block Grant Program. The Ohio Department of Development says the improvements will be made in the Ohio University/Medical Campus area. The project is supposed to create 20 jobs.

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Morning Audio Update For July 10


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AEP reports less than 1,200 customers are left without power following a late June severe storm, down from the original 660,000. A West Virginia man drowned in a Wayne County lake, marking the first drowning there in nearly a decade. The Ohio Department of Health says methadone is responsible for one of every 10 accidental… Read More

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Four Counties Left To Receive AEP Power Restoration


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The number of American Electric Power customers in Ohio still without power following a late June storm is dwindling, though crews are still working in four counties. According to the power company's map, Athens, Muskingum, Licking and Franklin all still have outages.   Muskingum County reports nearly 400 customers still without power.   Athens County… Read More