Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
Franklin County is one of dozens of counties in Ohio still working on debris clean up more than a week after the record-setting winds of September 14th.
Officials with the Ohio Historical Society say the Great Circle Earthworks in Newark suffered the greatest tree damage of the society’s 75 sites statewide.
The rush to harness wind energy in Ohio has spawned controversy along the ridges in western Ohio. Several wind energy companies want to build hundreds of giant turbines to generate electricity. But some property owners object.
One of Ohio’s most powerful legislators has unveiled a plan he says could convince renewable energy companies to locate their factories and their jobs in the Buckeye State.
Protection for consumers and the development of alternative energy sources are at the heart of Governor Ted Strickland’s long-awaited energy plan.