WOSU News Archives For: January 8, 2013

Solid Waste Authority Announces Project To Convert Trash To Energy

Franklin County Landfill
The Franklin County landfill on London-Groveport road will expand more slowly as a Florida company plans to divert some waste to a new energy plant.
4:00PM
January
8, 2013

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio today announced a 300-million dollar project to recycle landfill waste. SWACO executive Ron Mills says a Florida company will pay to build a plant and then buy at least 1,000 tons of waste each day to convert to natural gas and oil.

Strickland Balks At Another Run For Governor

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9:54AM
January 8, 2013

Former Governor Ted Strickland says he will not make another run at the office in 2014.

‘Freshman’ Lawmakers Find Place In State Legislature

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8:01AM
January 8, 2013

Of the 132 state lawmakers sworn for the new General Assembly, 18 are there for the first time.

New General Assembly Begins, Both Parties Eye Job Creation

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State lawmakers will need to pass a spending plan for the two-year period beginning July 1.
7:27AM
January
8, 2013

State lawmakers started their new two-year session at the Statehouse Monday. Both parties say they’ll get to work right away.