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Watchdog Probe Sought At Ohio EPA

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Four state lawmakers seek review of pollution-discharge permits for 13 coal facilities that have expired since Gov. John Kasich took office.
1:45PM
March
18, 2014

Four Democratic lawmakers are asking the state watchdog to investigate allegations of political pressure at the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

Resigning Ohio EPA Official Leaves Job

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George Elmaraghy has been with the Ohio EPA for 39 years. He said he was forced to resign because of pressure from the coal industry.
3:12PM
September 13, 2013

A veteran Ohio environmental regulator fighting what he says was a forced resignation by the administration of Republican Gov. John Kasich has left state service.

Ousted Ohio EPA Watchdog Will Fight To Keep Job

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An OHIO EPA watchdog rescinds his resignation.
5:40PM
August 23, 2013

A veteran Ohio environmental regulator who said the administration of Republican Gov. John Kasich is forcing him to resign after pressure from the coal industry is fighting to keep his job.

Environmentalists Ask For Answers In EPA Resignation

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George Elmaraghy has been with the Ohio EPA for 38 years. He says he was forced to resign because of pressure from the coal industry.
7:31AM
August 21, 2013

Some environmental group are asking the Ohio EPA to weigh in on accusations that a top manager resigned because of pressure from the coal industry.