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We mapped out the toxic wastewater discharges along the Ohio River. Here’s what we learned.
Former water conservationist Tim Guilfoile fishes in the Ohio River. (Credit: Tim Guilfoile via Eye on Ohio)

We mapped out the toxic wastewater discharges along the Ohio River. Here’s what we learned.

"The scary part is that most people who fish are not aware of these advisories although there are notices with fish and wildlife agencies"

All Tim Guilfoile wants to do is fish. Before his retirement, he had two careers: one in business and one in water quality activism.

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The Ohio River community of Newport bands together to slow runoff and add greenspace
Volunteers help ReNewport Executive Director Josh Tunning (far left) plant trees where they've depaved sections of the sidewalk in Newport, Kentucky. (Credit: Bonnie Jean Feldkamp/Eye on Ohio)

The Ohio River community of Newport bands together to slow runoff and add greenspace

The city of Newport, Kentucky, is shaped on its north and west borders by the Ohio and Licking rivers. And while Newport hosts entertainment venues and a bourbon distillery bolstered by views of Cincinnati's skyline, its geography and history also create challenges.

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