Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Central Ohio government planners are spending more than a million dollars to study the possible impact of climate change on the region’s water supply. The expenditure comes as researchers and local government officials pay closer attention to volatile weather.
Central Ohio is preparing for the effects of long-term climate change. The regional planning agency is using available weather and geologic data in a bid to predict future water supply. But, the new climate model comes at a cost.
The Board of the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission Monday terminated its Executive Director Chester Jourdan.