WOSU News Archives For: February 15, 2013

Fees For Ohio State Parking Permits And Hourly Parking Increasing

osu parking garage
One of OSU's many parking facilities.
15, 2013

The private operator of Ohio State University parking operations has increased hourly rates at the 18 campus parking garages. The higher parking garage rates are the first of more planned changes.

Lake Erie Wind Turbine Project Gets Engineering Boost

wind generator
Wind turbine
February 15, 2013

A nonprofit company developing wind turbines along Lake Erie has gained significant engineering support.

Ohio Company Charged With Dumping Fracking Waste Into Watershed

The Mahoning River runs through the Youngstown area and into western Pennsylvania.
15, 2013

Prosecutors are charging a northeast Ohio man with violating the federal Clean Water Act, saying he told an employee to dump gas-drilling wastewater into a drain that empties into the Mahoning River watershed.

Latest Strategy Against Fracking: Buy And Protect Land

fracking well
Drilling operations like this one have popped up around Ohio in recent years.
15, 2013

A group of Ohio landowners have formed a land conservancy to preserve Ohio land from drilling companies.