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Attorney General DeWine Offers Support for Waters of the United States Rule Repeal

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has registered his support for permanently rescinding language used in the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. DeWine filed two letters with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, one solely on behalf of Ohio and a second as part of a 25-state coalition, as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s ongoing review of the WOTUS rule.


Nine Arrested in Undercover Operation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene announced today that an undercover operation aimed at reducing demand for sex trafficking has led to the arrests of nine men, including one suspect who is accused of arranging a sexual encounter with a person he allegedly believed was a juvenile.


Seven Indicted Following Drug Trafficking Investigation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Morgan County Prosecutor Mark Howdyshell, Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks, and members of the Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force announced today the indictments of seven individuals suspected of operating and/or participating in a large-scale drug trafficking organization with ties to Morgan, Washington, Muskingum, and Franklin counties. 


Couple Indicted on Endangering Children Charges for Alleged Abuse of 17-Month-Old

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that an Ohio couple is now facing a total of more than a dozen charges related to the alleged abuse of a 17-month-old girl.


Crawford County Man Found Guilty of Causing Water Pollution

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that a Crawford County man was sentenced for dumping 600 gallons of ammonia-contaminated water that ended up in a local waterway, causing a fish kill.


Attorney General DeWine Offers Updated Information Regarding the Equifax Breach

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered updated information for consumers following the recent announcement by Equifax of a major data breach affecting over 5 million Ohioans.  Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting bureaus, has stated that their system was compromised between May and July of this year and includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers.


Columbus Man Indicted for Illegally Dumping Sewage Waste

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the indictment of Tracy Anderson of Columbus for illegally dumping sewage waste near a Licking County creek.


Petition for Constitutional Amendment on 'Puppy Mills' Certified

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified the petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution regarding animal welfare.


Attorney General DeWine Issues 2017 Economic Development Manual

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has issued its 2017 Ohio Economic Development Manual. First released in 2015, the manual is designed to be a one-stop guide for businesses, elected officials, and economic development professionals who are interested in promoting business growth and job creation.


Attorney General DeWine Statement on Pete Domenici

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today issued the following statement following the death of former United States Senator Pete Domenici (R-N.M.)

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