Duke Energy is now reporting 9,000 gallons of fuel spilled into the Ohio River August 18 at the W.C. Beckjord Station. The original estimate was about 5,000 gallons.
“We are pleased with the cleanup progress we’ve made and will continue to do further remediation as needed as a result of the spill,” said Chuck Whitlock, Duke Energy president of Midwest Commercial Generation and vice president of gas operations. “The collaboration of the different agencies during this cleanup has proven to be invaluable.”
They may not admit it, but plenty of people surf the web while at work. Yes, it can be a time-waster, but if done right and limited to about 10 minutes, University of Cincinnati researcher Sung Doo Kim says it has benefits for both the employee and the company.
A railroad company is rejecting Cincinnati's request to reduce train horn noise in the city's Hartwell neighborhood and other nearby communities.
CSX Transportation said in a June letter to the city's transportation and engineering department it will not approve the use of wayside horns along it tracks running through Hartwell. It would have also benefited Wyoming, Lockland, Woodlawn and Glendale.
This weekend the Freedom Center will honor two revolutionary freedom fighters, the late Nelson Mandela and Lech Walesa.
The former Polish President was leader of the non-violent Solidarity movement that ended the Communist regime in Poland in the late 1980s. Friday at a news conference he was asked whether the U.S. is doing enough to bring peace to the Ukraine.
Through an interpreter he said, it appears the U.S. is not willing to continue with it's leadership position, so it should establish the framework for a committee to help solve problems in that region of the world.