JobsOhio, the state’s plan to sell $1.5 billion in bonds backed by liquor sales to spur private economic development, cleared a hurdle with a ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court that opponents couldn’t sue over it.
The Ohio General Assembly approved a bill to freeze standards for electricity efficiency and generation from renewable sources, marking the sharpest break from a three-decade campaign by 29 U.S. states.
The mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, says he wonders whether a well used to dispose of wastewater from oil and natural-gas drilling is making his city shake. Just to be safe, he’s bought earthquake insurance.
A New Year’s Eve earthquake in Youngstown, Ohio, that prompted the state to stop or delay operations at five wells for disposing of wastewater from oil and natural-gas extraction won’t affect production.