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Lawmakers send governor bill to deregulate construction over ephemeral streams

BY: - April 7, 2022

The Ohio General Assembly passed legislation Wednesday that relaxes regulations around the development of ephemeral streams, which flow only by way of rain and snowmelt. There are more than 36,000 miles of ephemeral streams in Ohio, according to legislative testimony from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. They channel water into larger streams and can filter […]