Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
Biofuel Production Raises Concerns Over Deforestation
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Ohio is preparing to invest millions of dollars to step up production of bioproducts. Governor Ted Strickland and other top politicians say raising the state’s profile in bioproduction will create jobs and raise revenue.
Environmentalists, including Environmental Defense Fund Transportation Policy Analyst Peter Ashcroft, are considering ways to identify and measure any downside of bioproduction.