Energy & Environment

State Republicans seek to ban cities from limiting natural gas development

Ohio lawmakers are considering a pair of bills that would block cities and counties from opting out of pipeline projects or limiting the use...

Four big questions about the feds’ scrutiny of oil and gas...

In his first week in office, President Joe Biden paused new oil and gas leasing on federal lands as his administration reviewed fossil fuel...

Nursing home assn. gave $135k to dark money group tied to...

An entity representing Ohio’s nursing home industry contributed at least $135,000 to a political dark money group that has pleaded guilty to its role...

Ohio Senate plan ramps up public transit funding. Will the increase...

Some want to see lowering of electric vehicle fees It’s been something of a wild ride for public transportation funding during the budget negotiation process...

Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland made history on Monday when she became the first Native American to ever be confirmed by the U.S....

Farmers call for voluntary, financially appealing programs to fight climate change

By Perry Beeman, States Newsroom Congress should use voluntary, financially appealing programs to encourage farmers and foresters to help address climate change, experts told the U.S....

Ohio bill slashing “regulatory restrictions” by 30% has watchdog, fire official...

A bill making its way through the Ohio Senate would require the state to slash almost a third of all state rules based on...

Vaccine numbers continue to jump, 600K more Ohioans to become eligible,...

Ohio is seeing another big jump in the number of doses of coronavirus vaccine coming into the state. That's allowing another large group to...

U.S. attorney departs, but HB 6 investigation is far from over

The cruel fortunes of politics mean that David M. DeVillers stopped being the top federal law enforcement official for Southern Ohio on Sunday. But the...

Critics take aim at HB 6 coal subsidies

A 2019 energy bill at the heart of a historic Ohio scandal has plenty of critics and it contains plenty of provisions of which...
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