Groups fear proposal may weaken Ohio River water protections

FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2015, file photo, algae coats rocks in view of Cincinnati’s skyline on the banks of the Ohio River in Newport, Ky. The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission is expected to decide in 2018 whether to leave the responsibility of setting water pollution standards up to the six individual states along the Ohio River: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)