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Can more conservation, less wildlife trade help prevent the next pandemic?

WASHINGTON — As the United States reels from COVID-19, scientists and environmentalists say beefing up conservation efforts could help protect humanity from future pandemics.  Lawmakers...

State AGs to Trump: Put the brakes on new regulations

WASHINGTON — Twenty-one attorneys general from across the country are pressing the Trump administration to freeze pending regulations so officials can focus on the...

Visitors flock to national parks after Trump waives fees. Is that...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is urging Americans to head to national parks as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread.  Many people are heading outdoors...

Trump EPA chief to Congress: Cut my funding

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler wants Congress to deeply cut funding for his own agency in the next fiscal...

Critics slam Trump attempt to overhaul bedrock environmental law

WASHINGTON — Concerned citizens and environmental activists from around the country traveled to the nation’s capital on Tuesday to blast the Trump administration’s plans...

Ohio House members propose bill to address toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in...

Two Ohio House Democrats have introduced legislation that would crack down on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class of chemicals known as PFAS that...

Utility’s corporate secretary among finalists for PUCO regulator spot

The leading candidates for an influential public utilities commissioner spot appear to be an incumbent who once worked for a utility company and a...

Climate takes center stage in massive federal infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON  — U.S. House Democrats this week unveiled plans to spend $760 billion over five years on infrastructure upgrades throughout the country.  A central theme...

Bill to crack down on ‘critical infrastructure’ protesters advanced by House...

Through a gauntlet of protesters the members of the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee walked, hearing pleas, rebukes and near the line’s end one...

$30 million in funding ready for H2Ohio farmers

Farmers in some northwest Ohio counties can get funding to help reduce agricultural runoff and keep algal blooms out of Lake Erie, according to...
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