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Ravine cleaning causes concern for ‘urban oasis’

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The Dispatch wroteRavine cleaning causes concern for OSU-area ‘urban oasis’

Monday, December 29, 2008

By Spencer Hunt

It’s easy to see why people who live in Glen Echo Ravine call their neighborhood an urban oasis. The steep, wooded valley and its slate shale cliffs form a natural backdrop for Clintonville and University District homes just minutes from Columbus’ busy Downtown.

The human-ravine marriage isn’t issue-free. It comes with decades of environmental baggage.

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