Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Columbia Gas of Ohio says it needs to replace a natural gas pipeline on Columbusâ€™ north side. But one of the proposed new routes would take the pipeline underneath an environmentally sensitive wetlands research park.
A wetlands expert at Ohio State University says cleaning up the Gulf may best be accomplished by nature and time. William Mitsch says microbes have been doing the job for millions of years.