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Group Of States Want Ohio And Others To Reduce Emissions

Eight Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to require Ohio and eight other upwind states to cut emissions of harmful pollutants. They are seeking a reduction in emissions carried by prevailing winds that contribute to the formation of ozone in the downwind states. Those states are seeking what they call long-overdue commitments to protect health and level the playing field for businesses. The EPA is required to approve or reject the request within 18 months.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.