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Dr. Christopher Winslow has been appointed as the new director for Ohio Sea Grant and Ohio State's Stone Laboratory, effective February 1. Winslow has served as the program's interim director since April 2015.

"Chris brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position in the areas of strategic planning, Ohio Sea Grant administration, grant management, research, outreach and teaching," said Dr. Caroline Whitacre, senior vice president for research at The Ohio State University.

The Stone Lab campus is located on Gibraltar Island, less than a quarter mile off the shores of downtown Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island in Ottawa County.

 CAFOs and CAUV figured prominently in the discussion Ohio Farmers Union delegates had during the organization’s recent annual convention.

 To help avoid another harmful algae bloom in Lake Erie and other waterways, the OFU is proposing the Ohio Department of Agriculture prepare an accurate assessment of all livestock operations within each watershed in the state.

 A resolution of support for a Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments study of a proposed regional water authority has been approved by the Lake Township trustees.

 The trustees approved the resolution Tuesday after hearing a brief report from Mark Hummer, township administrator, of a TMACOG meeting he attended where the proposed water authority was discussed.

 The Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals has upheld a judgment awarding a former CSX Transportation, Inc. employee $240,000 for injuries he sustained in 2010 while working at the Stanley Yard in Walbridge.

 Jerome Shiple, who worked as a brakeman/conductor, filed a complaint in November 2013 in Lucas County Common Pleas Court that he injured his knee while boarding a locomotive from the east side of a departure track in the yard.

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a Water Quality Certification for the Kinder Morgan Utopia gas pipeline.

The 12-inch diameter pipeline will be constructed through a 213 mile area, and stretch from Harrison County to Fulton County. It will go through the counties of Wood, Lucas, Sandusky, Harrison, Carroll, Tuscarawas, Stark, Wayne, Ashland, Richland, Huron and Seneca.

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