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Farmers and Land Owners Enticed to Clean-Up Land

12:00AM
October
21, 2010

Farm runoff was one major catalyst for the toxic green-blue algae that closed Ohio waterways and shut down tourism at parks this summer. A federal farm official visited Columbus to discuss ways her agency will work with farmers and other private land owners to create sustainable agriculture.

Is Clean Coal the Solution?

12:00AM
July
21, 2009

Coal power plants produce close to 90% of Ohio’s electricity but they’re also the primary source of greenhouse gases. For this reason scientists at Ohio State and other places are looking for ways to keep burning coal without emitting carbon dioxide. WOSU’s David Lukofsky reports on the controversial “clean coal” technology.

Ohio Clean Energy Proponent Wants Stimulus Money For Electric Trucks

12:00AM
April
14, 2009

An Ohio non-profit wants $15 million of federal money to boost sales of electric powered commercial trucks. Clean Fuels Ohio helped demonstrate the truck to potential customers at the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Environmentalists Hail Supreme Court’s Clean Air Ruling

12:00AM
April
3, 2007

Environmentalists are hailing a recent U-S Supreme Court decision that says the federal Clean Air Act expressly authorizes the U-S Environmental Protection Agency to regulate carbon dioxide from automobile emissions.

The Changing Face of the Clean Water Act

12:00AM
July
14, 2005

In June of 1969 a train crossing the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland tossed a spark that ignited oil and kerosene floating on the river’s surface. The fire spread to debris caugh beneath the train trestle, and the Cuyahoga River fire was born.