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Should a Cincinnati-based, multi-state commission eliminate its standards for Ohio River pollution?

July 11, 2018, by Nick Swartsell in (Cincinnati) City Beat. For seven decades, the Ohio River Valley Sanitation Commission has overseen the health of the roughly 1,000-mile-long waterway that provides drinking water to more than 5 million people. But it may … Continue reading

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Blair Steals Show at Ground Breaking December 19, 1985

October 2, 2014 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor This is a video shot by Fred McCool and Leonard Judd for WEHT-TV on December 19, 1985. Music and Editing were by then WEHT anchor, Paul Morrison. It shows me, John Blair, … Continue reading

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Even on a “clear” day pollution abounds in Rockport, Indiana

October 14, 2012-by John Blair, valley watch.net editor. AEP’s Rockport power plant not only dominates the skyline in SW Indiana, it also makes clouds. A close inspection of this photo taken © October 12, 2012 by John Blair shows  several impacts … Continue reading

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Indiana leads the way in release of toxic chemicals to water. Rockport’s AK Steel is nation’s largest toxic water polluter

April 3, 2012-A Press Release from Environment America (Use this link to download entire report) Editor’s note: Rockport, IN is already one of the most toxic communities in the entire US. And yet, Local and state officials are wanting to force … Continue reading

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