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Articles About environmental remediation

  • The Rumpke Landfill and Recycling Center: a YS News pictorial

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    An article published in this week’s paper discusses a recent tour of the Rumpke landfill and recycling center organized by Vickie Hennessy and Zero Waste Yellow Springs. Words cannot do the facilities justice.

  • Water is the focus of Xylem giving

    YSI/Xylem employees in Yellow Springs recently did a “Walk for Water” from the YSI campus to the Little Art Theatre to raise funds for Xylem’s global water philanthropy. From left, local YSI/Xylem employee Anita Brown, employee Tim Benson (in costume) and Colin Sabol, president of Xylem Analytics and Treatment. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Money from the Xylem “Walk for Water” fundraiser will help fund the work of Xylem Watermark, a corporate citizenship and social investment program.

  • Village Council— Clean Ohio grant discussed

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    A vote on a proposed Clean Ohio grant application for the Glass Farm wetland was expected at Village Council’s Sept. 8 meeting, but members agreed to take action in response to environmental concerns first.

  • Well-capping raises concern over Vernay plume clean-up

    A proposed well-capping ordinance backed by Vernay Laboratories and the Greene County Combined Health District to prevent contamination from groundwater polluted by Vernay has raised concerns among some neighbors, who view the effort as an attempt by Vernay to circumvent long-term cleanup effort.

  • The 3 percent solution for energy use

    When the Village’s electric power supplier looks into the future, its leaders assume that the village’s need for electricity will increase by about 1 percent each year. But with much of the supply currently coming from carbon–emitting coal plants, villagers and Village leaders have been looking for ways not to be such predictable power consumers.

  • Vernay site cleanup plans reviewed

    It’s been seven years since Vernay Laboratories signed an order of consent with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to remediate the contamination centered on the former manufacturing facility on Dayton Street. Since that time, the company has moved its rubber parts production to Georgia and South Carolina, torn down the Dayton Street plant, welcomed Ed […]