September 22, 2016 Ohio EPA Director Honors CSX Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal for Environmental Stewardship
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited CSX’s Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal today to honor the facility for achieving Gold Level recognition through the Ohio Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) program and the company’s continued efforts to increase efficiency, lower emissions and conserve resources.
September 21, 2016 Ottawa County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Septic Systems
Ohio EPA awarded a $300,000 principal forgiveness loan to Ottawa County to help qualifying homeowners address failing septic systems. This funding is offered through Ohio EPA’s Home Sewage Treatment Systems (HSTS) Repair/Replacement Program for 2016.
June 16, 2016 Funding Available from Ohio EPA to Improve West Farmington Public Water System
West Farmington is well positioned for major improvements to the community’s public water services, as the Village has been ranked among the state’s top funding priorities for public drinking water improvement projects.
June 16, 2016 Ohio EPA Announces First Round of Statewide Mosquito Control Grants
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler and State Medical Director Mary DiOrio (Ohio Department of Health) were in Warren (Trumbull County) Thursday to announce funding for community health departments and related public entities to help mitigate the spread of mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika, West Nile or La Cross Encephalitis.
June 14, 2016 Statewide Mosquito Control Grants to be Announced in Warren; Regional Public Water System to be Discussed at West Farmington Water Plant
Ohio EPA to Hold Two Events in Trumbull County Thursday
June 9, 2016 Ohio EPA Proposes 2017 Drinking Water Assistance Fund (DWAF) Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA will hold two hearings on Monday, June 27, 2016, to discuss the Agency’s draft Program Management Plan for the Drinking Water Assistance Fund (DWAF). The fund provides financial and technical assistance for projects addressing the quality of Ohio's drinking water.
May 17, 2016 Columbiana County to Receive Funding to Help Homeowners with Home Septic Treatment Systems
Columbiana County Health Department will help qualifying homeowners address failing septic systems using a $190,000 principal forgiveness loan through Ohio EPA’s Home Sewage Treatment System Repair and Replacement program.
May 5, 2016 Ohio EPA Recognizes Miamisburg’s Wastewater and Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvement Efforts
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler recognized the City of Miamisburg today for its efforts to improve wastewater treatment and drinking water treatment for its residents. He visited one of the city’s current projects, seeing upgrades being made to the city’s water reclamation facility.
April 26, 2016 Ohio EPA Awards Recycling Market Development Grants
Ohio EPA has awarded $1.35 million in recycling market development grants to eight projects from around Ohio that include assistance with the creation and expansion of organic recycling facilities and equipment purchases for recycling facilities and manufacturers. As a result, more material will be diverted from regional waste streams including plastics, glass and fiber. The projects are expected to create 13 new jobs.
April 25, 2016 Ohio EPA Awards $560,000 for 2016 Litter Management Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding $561,707 in grant funding to 42 local governments to support local litter cleanup events and tire amnesty programs.
April 25, 2016 Ohio EPA Awards Grant to Address Scrap Tire Processing and Market Development
To improve markets for scrap tires across the state, Ohio EPA has awarded funding for two projects to assist companies in developing markets for reusing scrap tires.
April 25, 2016 Ohio EPA Awards Community Grants for Recycling and Litter Prevention
Ohio EPA is awarding grant funding to help local governments strengthen local recycling and litter prevention efforts.
March 31, 2016 Protecting Ohioans From Lead in Drinking Water
Proposals Include Tighter Deadlines for Public Water Systems to Inform and Educate Homeowners about High Lead Levels and New Funding Help for Communities to Replace Lead Service Lines and Fixtures
March 9, 2016 Ohio EPA Director Visits First Solar to Recognize Company for Environmental Excellence, Leadership
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited First Solar, Inc., in Perrysburg today to recognize the company for its ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship. He toured the facility, seeing how First Solar’s commitment to the environment goes beyond the renewable energy products the company manufactures.
February 4, 2016 Bellville to Improve Wastewater Treatment; Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA
Bellville will make improvements to its wastewater treatment plant and pump station using a loan from Ohio EPA, improving water quality to the Mohican River watershed.