April 3, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards $4,997 Environmental Education Grant to Northwood High School
Northwood High School students will learn about water quality through hands-on science on a land restoration project bordering Dry Creek with help from an Ohio EPA environmental education grant.
April 3, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Grant to Manure Science Review Program
The annual Manure Science Review educates Ohio farmers on manure nutrient management. To further this effort, Ohio EPA awarded Ohio State University Extension a $5,000 environmental education grant to help fund this year’s event.
March 26, 2015 Ohio EPA Awarded Federal Grants to Fund Projects Benefitting Lake Erie
Ohio EPA is receiving an additional $4.38 million in federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to implement sediment and nutrient reduction projects in two major Lake Erie watersheds.
March 19, 2015 Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold March Meeting in Columbus
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, March 25, at 10 a.m., at the Ohio EPA Center for Excellence, 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus.
March 17, 2015 Bellville to Improve Wastewater Treatment with Ohio EPA Funds
Bellville is upgrading its wastewater treatment to make the overall process more effective, including removing more ammonia, to improve water quality and reduce nutrients in Clear Fork Mohican River, thanks to an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
March 5, 2015 Ohio EPA Meeting about Road Construction Project in Henry County
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2015, to accept comments on a water quality certification for the Ohio Department of Transportation’s project on the State Route 109 bridge over the Maumee River in Henry County. The meeting will take place at the Liberty Center Public Library, 124 East St., Liberty Center.
February 24, 2015 Study Finds Tenmile Creek, Ottawa River in Fair Condition
A newly released Ohio EPA water quality report details the results of an extensive study of the Tenmile Creek and Ottawa River watershed in Fulton and Lucas counties.
February 13, 2015 Ohio EPA Seeks Public's Help to Find Illegal Dumping Suspects
Twenty-two drums of unknown materials were abandoned in a semi-trailer in Toledo in early January. Ohio EPA is seeking assistance from anyone who may have seen activity at the site or know the person or people who dumped the material.
February 13, 2015 Future City Alumni of Year Award
The 2014/2015 National Future City Alumni of the Year is Michael Irwin, of Columbus, who is a water resources engineer for ARCADIS, an international engineering design and consulting firm.
February 5, 2015 Ohio EPA Seeks Input on Toledo Harbor Dredging and Army Corps’ Analysis; Feb. 18 Public Meeting Set Regarding Annual Dredging Project
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will take place at Toledo City Council Chambers, One Government Center, 640 Jackson St., Toledo.
December 24, 2014 Williams County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
The Winzeler Stamping Company has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for its Plant 2 property located at 109 E. Main St., Montpelier.
December 24, 2014 Huron Receives Covenant Not to Sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program for ConAgra Property
The city of Huron has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for the former ConAgra property at 41 East Cleveland Road.
December 23, 2014 Ohio EPA Clean Diesel School Bus Grants Help Improve the Air for School Children
Ohio EPA grants to eight school districts will help reduce air pollution after they install pollution control equipment on 58 diesel school buses and anti-idling equipment on 53 buses as part of Ohio EPA’s Clean Diesel School Bus Grant program.
December 9, 2014 Ohio EPA Awards $42,000 Environmental Education Grant to OSU Extension for Manure Application Research
Expanding the manure application window into late spring and early summer will benefit crops and reduce runoff of nutrients that contribute to harmful algal blooms in Ohio surface waters. A $42,000 Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant from Ohio EPA to the Ohio State University Extension Service will help fund on-farm demonstration plots in seven western and northwestern Ohio counties.
December 8, 2014 Ohio EPA Awards $15,526 Environmental Education Grant to Toledo Botanical Garden
An ongoing project to create a wetland and restore the natural flow of an Ottawa River tributary at Toledo Botanical Garden also will teach area fourth graders about habitat restoration, storm water and nutrient management.