A non-profit consumer advocacy group wants Congress to keep schools from buying lunch milk that contains artificial growth hormones. But dairy farmers say any changes to the bill would hurt farmers that choose to use the treatments.
WOSU’s Kim Fox spoke with Brian Pitzer, president and CEO of Dublin-based Vitality Distributing. Pitzer produces and distributes Avitae, naturally caffeinated bottled water.
One of many Earth Day projects in Central Ohio took place at Linworth High School in Worthington. Students and volunteers planted a rain garden. WOSU’s Kim Fox reports.
Since the 1960s the standard way for a woman to give birth is at a hospital. While the numbers of mothers choosing to give birth at home may be increasing, the increase is slight. But one method of giving birth is gaining popularity among women who do want to deliver at home – and that’s the water birth.
A deal that’s supposed to prevent Great Lakes water from being diverted to other parts of the US and the world got dammed up in the legislature last session. It may be reintroduced very soon, but one lawmaker is trying to turn the tide against it.
Under pressure from the Ohio EPA, the City of Columbus is planning to build a tunnel system to handle surges in storm water runoff.
A new report by an activist group, Environment Ohio, shows the state’s waterways are suffering from water pollution caused by major industrial and municipal facilities.
Once popular only in Australia, salt water swimming pools are now the choice of Central Ohioans too.
An endangered snake is reclaiming a place on the shores of the Lake Erie islands. A long term study based at Ohio State University’s Stone Lab on Lake Erie monitors the snake’s numbers and habits, as well as its popularity among the islanders. The researchers’ efforts have brought the snake back from the brink of extinction in less than a decade.
Self-cleaning windows, no-fog glasses, and stain-free fabrics just came a step closer to reality. Researchers at Ohio State University have discovered a way to coat materials with a transparent layer of very well organized chemical structures that can attract or repel water or oil or conduct electricity.