WOSU News Archives For: March 25, 2011

Minority Communities Grow In Franklin County

12:00AM
March
25, 2011

As the 2010 Census numbers continue to trickle out, the most recent figures released show Franklin County is more diverse.

Central Ohio Hospitals Prepare For Radioactive Waste Transport

Nuclear Waste
Sometime this summer, trucks will carry radioactive waste along I-70. The U.S. Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant is shipping the radioactive materials from Grand Island, N.Y., to a plant in Carlsbad, N.M.
12:00AM
March
25, 2011

Hospital workers and other emergency response personnel along Interstate 70 in Ohio soon will receive training on what to do in the event of a radioactive spill. The preparation comes as Japan tries to control radiation seeping into the atmosphere. But nuclear power plants are not the reason for the training in Ohio.