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Duke Halting Coal Burning At Ohio Plant

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Duke Energy announced it will stop burning coal at a southwest Ohio power plant. The company cites federal standards for the decision.
2:22PM
August
29, 2014

A utility says it will stop burning coal at a southwest Ohio power plant that was the site of a recent oil spill into the Ohio River.

Fuel-Tainted Portion Of Ohio River Reopens For Pumping, Cargo

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A 15-mile river section, which had closed after the spill, also reopened Tuesday with some restrictions. Vessels traveling through must get Coast Guard clearance.
11:32AM
August
20, 2014

Ohio and Kentucky water districts have resumed taking water from the Ohio River after a fuel oil spill led them to stop pumping river water.

Great Lakes Mayors Want Tougher Oil Shipment Rules

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The Great Lakes
6:19PM
June
18, 2014

An organization representing mayors of cities in the Great Lakes region says the U.S. and Canada should do more to protect the environment from oil spills.

Ohio Sues BP For Pension Losses After Deepwater Spill

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says BP falsely claimed to have adequate safety procedures in place before the 2010 oil spill.
5:59AM
April
20, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says state pensions lost tens of millions of dollars after BP falsely claimed to have adequate safety procedures in place before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.