Friday, December 2, 2016
yellow poplar weevil

This bug is not a species of eight-legged arthropod known to carry Lyme disease and other pathogens.
washing leafy greens

Proper storage of produce keeps it fresh and ripe until you are ready to eat or preserve it. Storing produce in ideal conditions also improves its taste, texture and appearance.
Algal bloom

A wet and rainy June has forecasters predicting another severe bloom of harmful algae.
Justice scales

More than 50 Jefferson County landowners say they got stiffed by American Energy Utica and Great River Energy.
Cow transport at Columbus airport

The special transports pens offer cattle, or any animal, plenty of room to stand up and lay down during the flight.
Eggs on a conveyor.

Better communication and the consideration of vaccines is helping improve USDA response to bird flu.
picture of a gavel

Since early 2014, Middlesex Township officials and residents have tangled over the prospect of increased gas development in the area, which is about 35 miles north of Pittsburgh. In May, the conflict hit the courts.
Rural stream

The extension of the Clean Water Act concerns farmers, but also energy companies.
shale

There are currently 1,943 permits issued for wells in the Utica shale in Ohio and 1,520 wells have been drilled.
John Staub, United States Energy Information Administration

Companies represented made it clear that drilling and producing has been slowed by commodity prices, but showed they are confident the industry will rebound.
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