Ohio River http://wvxu.org en "Pep rally for the Ohio River" http://wvxu.org/post/pep-rally-ohio-river <p>Plenty of people will be making waves in and around the Ohio River this weekend, whether it be in a clean-up capacity or participation in America's largest paddle event.</p><p><strong>Ohio River Sweep</strong></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 28211 at http://wvxu.org "Pep rally for the Ohio River" Port expansion plan on track http://wvxu.org/post/port-expansion-plan-track <p>The <a href="http://www.cincinnatiport.org/" target="_blank">Port Authority of Greater Cincinnati </a>is continuing its efforts to expand its statistical boundaries in order to make the region a bigger player in freight commerce.</p><p>Brown, Adams, Scioto and Boone counties are already on board with the plan and Hamilton County gave its approval last week.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 19455 at http://wvxu.org Port expansion plan on track "Cincinnati to New Orleans" via pontoon chronicled in new book http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-new-orleans-pontoon-chronicled-new-book <p>In October 2011, <strong>Kyle Rouse</strong> and three friends set off on a Mark Twain-esque adventure: a pontoon boat ride from Cincinnati to New Orleans via the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. He’s published a book about this journey, <a href="http://www.theriverbook.net/"><strong>Cincinnati to New Orleans</strong></a>, and he’s with Lee Hay to discuss the inspiration for the trip and his use of a good old-fashioned film camera to capture the images in the book.</p><p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Lee Hay 17458 at http://wvxu.org "Cincinnati to New Orleans" via pontoon chronicled in new book Proposal to delay mercury standards enforcement on Ohio River http://wvxu.org/post/proposal-delay-mercury-standards-enforcement-ohio-river <p>Enforcement of new mercury standards for industrial and wastewater treatment plants along the Ohio River may be delayed and that has environmental groups concerned.</p><p>Documents show there are dozens of companies and municipalities with mercury monitoring requirements that dump into the Ohio River.</p><p><strong>Mercury levels based on Great Lakes</strong></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:06:13 +0000 Ann Thompson 16093 at http://wvxu.org Proposal to delay mercury standards enforcement on Ohio River New Cincinnati Fire Dept. docks, ops center in works along Ohio River http://wvxu.org/post/new-cincinnati-fire-dept-docks-ops-center-works-along-ohio-river <p>The Cincinnati Fire Department looks to increase its Ohio River emergency response time with <strong>two new docks and a land-based operations center. </strong></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 20:02:48 +0000 Ann Thompson 15822 at http://wvxu.org New Cincinnati Fire Dept. docks, ops center in works along Ohio River