November 2, 2012
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of a Stark County property owner, an industrial site in Canton has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

November 2, 2012
Early Air Quality Data Near Gas Drilling Site Shows Clear Air
The first four months of air quality data collected near a shale gas drilling well shows the air remains clean.

October 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Proposes Additions to Drinking Water Operator Certification Rules
Ohio EPA has proposed rules that would allow external organizations to administer tests for water operator certification and is accepting comments through the close of business on Nov. 13, 2012.

October 26, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Grant to Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education mini grant to the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District for a middle school environmental education program.

October 26, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Grants to Three Cuyahoga County Organizations
Ohio EPA has awarded $5,000 environmental education mini grants to three Cuyahoga County organizations: the East Cleveland City Schools; Ruffing Montessori School; and Cuyahoga County Board of Health.

October 26, 2012
Portage County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
hrough the voluntary efforts of a Portage County property owner, an industrial site in Rootstown has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

October 24, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for Recycling Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for various recycling grants and will host an informational meeting on the 2013 grant application process on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.

September 10, 2012
Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Cincinnati on Sept. 25, 2012
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform small and rural communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties. The workshop will be held September 25, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at TechSolve, 6705 Steger Drive, Cincinnati.

August 28, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Kent Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for property located at 800 Mogadore Road in Kent.

August 27, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Lyndhurst Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the former Penguin Cleaners property located at 5637 Mayfield Road in Lyndhurst.

August 17, 2012
Cuyahoga County Properties Receive Covenants Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of Cleveland property owners, two more urban brownfields have been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

August 17, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Ironton Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the former Ironton Iron Works property located at 2520 South Third Street in Ironton.

August 8, 2012
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of Canton property owners, another city brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is available for redevelopment.

July 27, 2012
Ford Motor Company Batavia Transmission Plant Cleared for Continued Use
Another local brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA's Voluntary Action Program (VAP)

April 26, 2012
Columbus Coated Fabrics Property Cleared for Residential Redevelopment
Another brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and cleanup through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of Wagenbrenner Development, its subsidiaries, the city of Columbus and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

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