Ohio governor OKs consolidating Lake Erie algae efforts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor has signed off on legislation that will consolidate oversight of the work being done to reduce the phosphorous that's feeding harmful algae in Lake Erie.

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Ohio man gets prison for not removing asbestos from building

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man who authorities say operated an illegal dump and failed to remove asbestos before demolishing an old factory has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison and ordered to pay almost $8 million in restitution.

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