Ohio River

Environment
3:45 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Fuel spill in Ohio River in Clermont County-portion of river closed

Update at 7:20 AM: Cincinnati's water intakes on the Ohio River are re-opened this morning following a diesel fuel spill yesterday at a Duke Energy Power Plant in New Richmond.  Water officials say the spill has passed through the Cincinnati area.

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Ohio River
6:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

"Pep rally for the Ohio River"

Geese join kayakers on their sunrise float for Paddlefest 2013.
Holly Yurchison WVXU

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.

Ohio River Sweep

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Cincinnati Port Authority
4:00 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Port expansion plan on track

This map shows the desired expansion area for the proposed Cincinnati Tri-State Port District. The region would run from river mile 357 to the east to river mile 555.

The Port Authority of Greater Cincinnati is continuing its efforts to expand its statistical boundaries in order to make the region a bigger player in freight commerce.

Brown, Adams, Scioto and Boone counties are already on board with the plan and Hamilton County gave its approval last week.

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Memorable river journey
1:30 am
Fri September 20, 2013

"Cincinnati to New Orleans" via pontoon chronicled in new book

In October 2011, Kyle Rouse 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, Cincinnati to New Orleans, 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.

Ohio River
6:06 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Proposal to delay mercury standards enforcement on Ohio River

Credit Sarah Ramsey

Enforcement of new mercury standards for industrial and wastewater treatment plants along the Ohio River may be delayed and that has environmental groups concerned.

Documents show there are dozens of companies and municipalities with mercury monitoring requirements that dump into the Ohio River.

Mercury levels based on Great Lakes

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