Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: Ohio

‘This needs to be fixed’: Nuclear expert calls radioactivity levels found...

An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.

Former Ohio deputy charged with murder after shooting man in back

Initially on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office since the shooting, Jason Meade retired in July 2021.

Ohio cops under investigation for pulling paraplegic man from car

“I’m hoping for some kind of disciplinary action and furthermore, I wish that this doesn’t happen to no one else."

Fracked waste spews from unused gas well in Ohio entering waterways...

"We have been exposing Ohio as a radioactive dumping ground that accepts oil and gas waste from all over the region for more than ten years."

Ohio nuclear scandal 2020

The U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI last week charged the speaker of the Ohio House of Representative and four others in a scheme to use ratepayers money to keep two decrepit nuclear power plants operating.

How things got so fracking bad in Ohio

Ohio’s natural gas production has swelled more than 2,200 percent in just seven years. But some residents are reporting polluted air and water as a result.

Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Childcare workers in Ohio charged with child endangerment

A state inspection found that the safety and child abuse training required by the staff was initially not met.

Federal authorities have downplayed white supremacist violence for too long

White extremist shooters have now killed at least 63 people in the United States over the past 18 months.

At least 29 dead after shootings in Texas and Ohio, with...

"We live in a country where the mass shooting that took place yesterday in El Paso, Texas is not the top story because there was another mass shooting overnight in Dayton, Ohio."

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Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.