WOSU News Archives For: July 3, 2012

A-E-P Shifts to Emergency Operations

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A late June storm topples a tree in Gahanna.
3:57PM
July
3, 2012

American Electric Power says it’s shifting to emergency operating procedures due to continued power outages and on-going high temperatures.

Dublin Converts Part Of City Fleet To Compressed Natural Gas

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A new Compressed Natural Gas fueling station in Dublin will fuel 44 city vehicles being converted from gas to CNG.
8:00AM
July
3, 2012

The city of Dublin received nearly $2-million from the federal government and private industry to convert 44 of its cars and trucks and install four CNG or Compressed Natural Gas pumps.

More Than 300,000 Ohioans Still Without Power

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A felled tree comes to rest on power lines in the Columbus suburb of Gahanna.
7:59AM
July
3, 2012

American Electric Power says many Central Ohio residents may not have power before Saturday night.

Activists Reiterate Concerns About Fracking Waste

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One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
7:52AM
July
3, 2012

Environmental activists in Athens County say dangerous chemicals are being injected deep into the earth in the Southwest region of the state, and they’re worried that the same thing is happening at dozens of other wells around Ohio.