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Hunters Harvest More Than 184,000 Deer in 2019-2020 Season

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials with the state’s Department of Natural Resources say hunters have harvested a total of more than 184,000 white-tailed deer in Ohio’s 2019-2020 season. Officials with the department’s Division of Wildlife say the season began Sept. 28 and ended Feb. 2. The total of 184,465 represented all deer taken during the… Read More

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Drilling Permit Issued For Injection Well In Troy Township

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K&H Partners has been issued a state permit to drill its third injection well in Troy Twp. “The injection well permit was issued to K&H today and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will monitor each step of the drilling and injection process,” according to a statement released Wednesday by the agency. The permit was… Read More

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Ohio Officials To Discuss Situation At Faulty Dam

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Ohio emergency management officials plan to discuss the precarious situation with a faulty dam at Buckeye Lake. State and local officials plan to brief the media on Monday morning on emergency preparedness planning for residents who live near the reservoir about 30 miles east of Columbus. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report released last… Read More

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State Advise Ohioans To Be Cautious Burning Spring Debris

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Natural resources officials are reminding Ohioans about the state’s outdoor burning regulations for spring as warmer weather approaches. State forester Robert Boyles says most wildfires in Ohio are caused by people who are careless when they burn trash or other debris. Ohio law bans outdoor debris burning from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during March,… Read More

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Ohio Deep Injection Well Seeks To Reopen After Quakes

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The operator of a northeast Ohio deep-injection well for drilling wastewater that’s been shuttered since it was tied to seismic activity last year is fighting to get the facility reopened. American Water Management Services asked the Oil and Gas Commission at a Wednesday hearing to lift a state chief’s order that shut down the well… Read More