WOSU News Archives For: January 7, 2012

Ohio Fire Marshal’s Office Examines Home Smoke Alarm Technology

Smoke Detector
A home smoke alarm
2:23PM
January
7, 2012

Ohio’s fire marshal typically recommends that homes have smoke detectors regardless of the type, but he’s considering whether to change that guidance after several Ohio cities mandated a more expensive style of alarm.

Ohio College Students Wily In Study Of Coyotes

coyote
Researching are looking for secrets about the illusive coyote to help craft a wildlife management plan.
2:06PM
January
7, 2012

A study of coyotes in Northeast Ohio is focused on how the secretive animals move and live in the Cuyahoga Valley in an effort to help parks shape their wildlife management plans.

Ohio County Plans Fund To Fight Injection Wells

Richland County flag
The flag of Ohio's Richland County
1:51PM
January
7, 2012

Officials in northern Ohio’s Richland County are working to create a regional fund to fight two planned wells that would be used to inject wastewater from drilling operations into the ground.