WOSU News Archives For: May 28, 2012

Both Sides React To Ohio’s New Drilling Regulations

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Wells like this one where new drilling techniques are used will be regulated under new rules passed by Ohio lawmakers.
12:03PM
May
28, 2012

The legislature has passed a package that sets new regulations on oil and natural gas drillers who are rushing into Ohio to explore the state’s big Utica and Marcellus shale deposits.

Ohio Prepares For Unknown With Exotic Pet Rules

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Governor Kasich is expected to soon sign a measure regulating the ownership of exotic animals in Ohio.
6:53AM
May 28, 2012

Ohio officials are preparing to impose new rules on owners of exotic animals without knowing exactly how many lions, leopards, bears and other creatures live in the state.

Five NE Ohio Men Headed Back to Court In Bombing Plot

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Five accused would-be bombers are due back in court this week.
6:44AM
May 28, 2012

Five men are headed back to court on charges of plotting to bomb a bridge in northeast Ohio. It turned out to be a dud provided by an FBI informant.

Road Trip: Rebuilding Meigs County

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Paul Strauss and other members of United Plant Savers are trying to get away from the area's 150 year history of extractive industries.
5:00AM
May
28, 2012

All driving season we’re taking you on a series of road trips exploring Ohio. This week we head south to Meigs county to see how one non-profit is working for developing more sustainable ways to use the land.