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“Close the Pit” campaign protests Georgia Pacific chemical disposal

June 28, 2007

Ohio Citizen Action wants a Columbus plant to stop emptying waste water containing chemicals into a lagoon. The organization’s “Close the Pit” campaign is directed toward the Georgia Pacific resins plant on Watkins Road in south Columbus .the same plant where a 1997 explosion killed a worker and partially destroyed the facility.

Ohio perspective on Georgia bus crash

2, 2007

A northwest Ohio community is praying for victims of a deadly bus accident that took place in Georgia early Friday morning. Four members of the Bluffton University baseball team were killed in the crash, and three others are in serious condition at this hour. The crash has authorities asking questions about how the tragedy happened and what can be done in Ohio to reduce the risk of it happening here.