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U-S Senators From Ohio Split Votes On EPA Rules.

12:00AM
June
11, 2010

Ohio’s two U-S senators split their votes on a proposed measure to limit the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency. Republican George Voinovich voted in favor of a resolution to prevent the federal agency from imposing greenhouse gas rules on states without congressional approval. Democrat Sherrod Brown voted to keep the EPA’s authority in tact.

Columbia Gas Customers to Save Money With New Auction

12:00AM
February
26, 2010

There’s good news and bad news for customers of Columbia Gas of Ohio…and their monthly fuel bills.

Fee Change Affects Low-Use Natural Gas Customers The Most

12:00AM
November
5, 2009

You may not have noticed but your natural gas bill has changed. Natural Gas distributors in Ohio next month will complete the phase in of a fee change. WOSU reports it’s people who don’t use much natural gas who are paying the price.

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.

Sen. Brown Introduces National Clean Energy Legislation

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12:00AM
May 28, 2009

Senator Sherrod Brown wants to encourage the nation to use a clean energy program being used here in Central Ohio. The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, or SWACO, is converting the methane from its landfills into natural gas fuel for some city vehicles. WOSU’s Sadie Taylor reports.

Company adjusts work week to help worker save money

12:00AM
July
31, 2008

The U.S. Department of transportation says people have really cut back on driving due to high gas prices – and that’s hacking into federal and state funds to repair roads. At least one area employer is helping its worker be among the millions of Americans driving less. WOSU found a company in Hilliard that adjusted its workers’ hours to help them save on gas.

Ohioans Reduce Miles Driven and State Tax Base

12:00AM
July
28, 2008

A federal study shows that high gasoline prices are prompting Americans to drive a little less. That’s also happening in Ohio.

Energy Prices a Key Issue in Race Between Kilroy, Stivers

12:00AM
July
8, 2008

High gasoline prices have become a major theme in the race for Ohio’s 15th Congressional district. Franklin County Commissioner Mary Jo Kilroy,(D) and State Senator Steve Stivers,(R) have both developed their own energy plans.

State Senator Stivers touts gas plan to create better security

12:00AM
June
5, 2008

As gas prices continue to hover around $4 a gallon, the Republican candidate for the 15th congressional district seat, Steve Stivers, said he has a plan that will make the U.S. more self-sufficient and safer.

Biofuel Production Raises Concerns Over Deforestation

12:00AM
June
4, 2008

As Ohio prepares to invest millions of dollars in development of bioproducts to increase jobs, environmentalists consider ways to identify and measure the downside of such a move.