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PNS Daily Newscast - March 27, 2020 


The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Public News Service - OH: Toxics

PHOTO: Picture of Morrow County injection well. Courtesy Donna Carver.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" spreads throughout the Buckeye State, so do questions about its affects on health. The process involves using water and sand mixed with chemicals to fracture shale formations and unlock reservoirs of oil and gas. The president of the Greene Co

IMAGE: FracTracker logo. Courtesy Fractracker.org.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Shale gas drilling has taken the nation by storm and quickly made its way into Ohio. A watchdog group also is setting up shop to provide citizens with an unbiased source of data and analysis. The FracTracker Alliance says it's gathering information to increase awareness about the i

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Some mothers from Ohio and across the country say they are worried about attempts on Capitol Hill to eliminate life-saving clean-air standards. The Environmental Protection Agency Mercury and Air Toxic Standard limits the amount of mercury, arsenic and other toxic air pollutants tha

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A House bill introduced to help address rising gas prices would also include provisions some say would gut clean air standards that protect public health. The Gasoline Regulations Act of 2012 would require the Environmental Protection Agency to consider cost and feasibility in sett

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hydraulic fracturing - "fracking" - is expanding in Ohio, and debate is heating up over the process. A lot is at stake for farmers, especially those who use sustainable practices. Oil and gas companies are approaching landowners across Ohio and asking them to sign leases to permit

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Thousands of Ohio children with asthma struggle to breathe each day, and some experts say a major culprit is smog caused by industrial pollution. This week, for the first time ever, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to propose standards to limit carbon pollution

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new analysis is shedding light on a little-known source of toxic air pollution. Industrial boilers are the on-site power plants used by major industrial operations. They are believed to be contributing to the deaths of thousands of people across the country and in Ohio. A repo

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The oil and gas industry is anticipating a boom in natural gas and possibly oil production in Ohio, but a new report finds the state could lose out on a half-billion tax dollars that could help offset drilling-related costs. According to research by Policy Matters Ohio, if the state

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