WOSU News Archives For: July 5, 2011

Fuel Continues To Leak Into Scioto River

Scioto River
Part of the Columbus skyline is reflected in the Scioto River. Hazmat crews continue to clean up diesel fuel leaking into the Scioto River.
1:17PM
July
5, 2011

Hazmat crews continue to clean up diesel fuel leaking into the Scioto River in downtown Columbus. State officials expect minimal effect on the environment.

Findlay Levee Ruled ‘Unviable’

Findlay Floods
A flood in Findlay, Ohio, in 2007. There's more bad news for the flood-prone city of Findlay: federal regulators have decertified the city's only earthen levee.
1:13PM
July
5, 2011

There’s more bad news for the flood-prone city of Findlay: federal regulators have decertified the city’s only earthen levee.

Airline Group Wants Shorter Waits At Airports

Airport Security
Ten years after 9-11, a lobby group for the airlines is pushing congress and the Transportation Security Agency for changes in airport security.
1:02PM
July
5, 2011

Ten years after 9-11, a lobby group for the airlines is pushing congress and the Transportation Security Agency for changes in airport security. The U.S. travel association wants what it calls a “trusted traveler” program to speed security and encourage airline passengers to take more trips.