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Dead Birds In Ohio Leads To Record Fines

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Marysville, Ohio based Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, a producer of pesticides for commercial and consumer lawn and garden uses, was sentenced Friday in federal district court in Columbus, Ohio, to pay a $4 million fine and perform community service for eleven criminal violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), which governs the manufacture,… Read More

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USDA Declares Most Of Ohio Disaster Area

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture granted Governor John R. Kasich’s request for a Secretarial disaster designation for 85 of Ohio’s 88 counties following the severe heat, rainfall shortages and other weather-related disasters that struck large areas of the state over the spring and summer.  Wednesday's designation gives eligible Ohio farmers access to drought-related federal assistance… Read More