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WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The city of Akron, Ohio, has agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer system to reduce or eliminate sewage overflows that have long polluted the Cuyahoga River and its tributaries, the Justice Department, U.S.
By Mark Ferenchik, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 16--It's supposed to cost $1.82 million to remove the 5th Avenue low-head dam on the Olentangy River. The city didn't get the federal money it said it needed to begin taking out the dam this year. Christa Ansley wonders why not.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and continued through the 1920’s, during which time the Akron and Cleveland metropolitan parks were...