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Ohio River Protections Now Optional

In June, an interstate regulatory agency voted to replace mandatory water quality protections for the Ohio River with voluntary guidelines that states can choose whether or not to follow.

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Proposal for Ohio River Water Pollution Standards Undergoes Third Revision

The proposed plan would continue to allow the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission to set water pollution limits, but would allow states to make different restrictions on a conditional basis.

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Ohio Woman Wins $1.6 Million in Pollution Damages

An Ohio woman won a legal case against DuPont, claiming that exposure to chemicals that the company dumped into the Ohio River had given her cancer.

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Algae Blooms, Water Quality Withers

Algae blooms in Kentucky’s Ohio River are raising concerns about water quality and human safety.

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