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Honda opens new natural gas station

Honda on Wednesday opened new compressed natural gas station on its Marysville campus, the first public CNG filling station on Honda property anywhere in North America. The CNG station, along with recent recognition from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, is part of the automaker’s recent efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its operations, company officials said. The station will ...

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Pipeline company MarkWest fined for repeated spills into Ohio streams

It took more than two years, but the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with a pipeline company that repeatedly spilled thousands of gallons of drilling slurry into wetlands and streams in eastern Ohio. Under the agreement, MarkWest Energy Partners will pay more than $300,000 in fines for 19 spills in eastern Ohio from September 2012 to November ...

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No injuries in Ohio pipeline fire; cause unknown


CAMERON, Ohio — Officials say no one was injured when a pipeline in southeast Ohio carrying a toxic substance produced during natural gas and oil processing caught fire Tuesday. The Columbus Dispatch reports the pipeline fire began near Cameron in Monroe County early Tuesday morning and burned for several hours. It burned numerous acres of woodland in the area before ...

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Group pushes for more chemical disclosure at fracking sites

Disclosing chemical information before oil and gas companies break ground on a fracking site could better prepare emergency response teams for the worst fires, a Cleveland-based environmental and consumer organization contended today. Based on their study of a Monroe County well pad fire in June, the nonprofit Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund came up with recommendations for state government to ...

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Ohio keeps oil hauls by rail a secret


Rick Rouan | The Columbus Dispatch State officials won’t release records detailing when railroads ship Bakken crude oil through Ohio. Federal regulators have warned that oil extracted from the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota might be more flammable than traditional heavy crude. Derailments and explosions of trains carrying Bakken crude spurred a federal order that requires railroads shipping at ...

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