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Ohio Wildlife Officers Hunted Deer On Duty

19, 2012

A wildlife officer has been placed on unpaid leave after state investigators found that he and two other officers in southwest Ohio hunted while on the job.

House Lawmakers Vote On Great Lakes Compact Compromise

A satellite image shows a massive algae bloom in Lake Erie's western basin. Scientists have linked algae to water withdrawals, pollution, and farm runoff.
25, 2012

Lawmakers on the House Agriculture committee voted strictly along party lines to approve the deal that would put into effect in Ohio the Great Lakes Compact, an agreement signed in 2005 by eight states and two Canadian provinces seeks to protect the Great Lakes from massive withdrawals of water.

ODNR Releases Proposed Drilling Rules For State Parks

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13, 2012

The list of proposals includes banning drilling rigs from coming within 300 feet of campgrounds, high-quality lakes, and historical and archaeological sites.