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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.