Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Environmental activists are pushing Ohio to toughen building standards for new houses, so they’d be required to use the most energy-efficient insulation, doors, windows, and furnaces. Companies that build houses are warning – that kind of mandate could kill jobs and drag Ohio’s economy down even further. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.
Franklin County Commissioners want county employees to use less paper and use recycled paper. The board of commissioners plans to expand it’s 2006 county-wide environmental policy. Officials hope to inspire others to do the same.
The Columbus Public Service Department showed off a new step today in getting the city green.
Environmentalists say Ohio is allowing polluters to damage the health of many residents, particularly the state’s poorest and minorities.
A Columbus city council member is encouraging the city and its residents to think green. The city council will be voting tonight on legislation that would change the city’s purchasing rules in an effort to do just that.