Colerain Township http://wvxu.org en After recount, Middletown school levy still passes http://wvxu.org/post/after-recount-middletown-school-levy-still-passes <p>Butler County election officials held a recount Friday of a $65 million tax levy and bond issue for Middletown schools and the results remained the same - the issue passed by 22 votes out of about 5,900 cast.</p><p>Monday, Hamilton County Board of election officials will conduct a recount on a $2 million Colerain Township police levy that passed in the official count by 11 votes.</p><p>Automatic recounts are required when the results of a candidate race or ballot issue are within one half of one percent.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 19:36:42 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 27382 at http://wvxu.org Ohio EPA holds hearing on Rumpke request to use more landfill deodorizer http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-epa-holds-hearing-rumpke-request-use-more-landfill-deodorizer <p>The Ohio EPA is holding a public hearing Tuesday night on Rumpke's request to increase the amount of odor neutralizer being used at its Colerain Township site.&nbsp; The new permit would allow the company to use up to 2,741&nbsp; gallons of the neutralizer mixed with more than 2.7 million gallons of water monthly.&nbsp;</p><p>The deodorizer is made from essential plant oils, mainly from fruits and vegetables.&nbsp; It's applied using 200 spray nozzles attached to more than 6,100 feet of hose, 20 industrial fans and mobile spray dispensers</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:51:35 +0000 Mark Heyne 10988 at http://wvxu.org Ohio EPA holds hearing on Rumpke request to use more landfill deodorizer Ohio's high court finds Rumpke not a public utility http://wvxu.org/post/ohios-high-court-finds-rumpke-not-public-utility <p>The Ohio Supreme Court says the Rumpke landfill in Colerain Township is not a public utility and not exempt from the township's zoning authority.</p><p>The unanimous ruling from Ohio's high court overturned lower court decisions from a Hamilton County Judge and the First District Court of Appeals.&nbsp;</p><p>The case started in 2006 when the Colerain Township zoning commission and the trustees denied Rumpke's request to expand its landfill facility.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 14:02:35 +0000 Jay Hanselman 3562 at http://wvxu.org Ohio's high court finds Rumpke not a public utility