Last updated 10:01AM ET
October 20, 2017
WOUB Local News
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Problems with Athens Flood Plain Task Force
(WOUB) - Athens Mayor Ric Abel says there may be a down side to new proposals from the Athens Flood Plain Task Force.

The group says the city needs to impose tougher regulations to reduce or eliminate the possibility of disastrous flooding.

But Abel says there's an economic impact to consider.

Abel's comments are from his weekly news conference yesterday.
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