WOSU News Archives For: June 28, 2007

“Close the Pit” campaign protests Georgia Pacific chemical disposal

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12:00AM
June 28, 2007

Ohio Citizen Action wants a Columbus plant to stop emptying waste water containing chemicals into a lagoon. The organization’s “Close the Pit” campaign is directed toward the Georgia Pacific resins plant on Watkins Road in south Columbus .the same plant where a 1997 explosion killed a worker and partially destroyed the facility.

Delphi Vote Could Shutter Columbus Plant

12:00AM
June
28, 2007

The 450 unionized workers at the Columbus Delphi plant were eligible to vote this afternoon on a contract that might cost them their jobs.

New state budget receives praise

12:00AM
June
28, 2007

Groups that have been advocating for money for various public services are generally praising the new two year state budget that Governor Strickland is expected to sign into law soon.