The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
The fall ballot in one southeastern Ohio city won’t include an initiative seeking to ban the controversial high-pressure oil and gas drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Fracking has been one of the most prevalent policy topics inside the Statehouse. A new study follows the money to find out whether campaign contributions are driving the political agenda.
A new report out of Cleveland State University shows shale drilling has provided an economic boost for several counties around Ohio this year. But it says the drilling boom has not yet had a big impact on jobs.
Work on an underground pipeline to transport liquid petroleum products across Ohio has begun in Muskingum County and other portions of Eastern Ohio.
A recent Harvard University study shows the United States is poised to become the worldâ€™s largest producer of oil in the next four years thanks to shale drilling in several states. But Ohio wonâ€™t be a significant contributor.
Ohio State University says its researcher want to install and study a gas well in eastern Ohio to study the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Booming energy production in shale formations has made a northeast Ohio county the top location in the state for underground injection of drilling wastes.
The amount of waste from the shale gas and oil drilling process injected into disposal wells in Ohio is continuing to rise.
A few months after Gov. John Kasich proposed a tax on oil and natural gas drillers, a Democratic lawmaker has done the same thing.
The arrival of the oil and gas industry in rural, eastern Ohio has brought millions of dollars in leasing money for landowners, a flurry of business activity, and a tax boost for counties. But carving out room – and roads – to accommodate energy giants like Chesapeake is not without its challenges.