March 11, 2014 Ohio Participating in First Interstate Water Quality Trading Program
The first stewardship credits in a new interstate water quality trading program with Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana were purchased today, launching a pilot project that will improve water quality in the Ohio River basin.
February 28, 2014 Ohio Fish Consumption Advisories Updated for 2014
The 2014 Ohio statewide fish consumption advisory provides recommendations based on samples taken from nine lakes and 34 streams for the upcoming season.
February 20, 2014 Public Invited to Comment on Cleveland Harbor Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a March 6, 2014, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland.
February 7, 2014 Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Ashtabula River Recovery
Ohio EPA and the Ashtabula River Remedial Action Program Advisory Council have scheduled a Feb. 20, 2014, public meeting to update the community on restoration of the Ashtabula River Area of Concern.
February 7, 2014 Ohio EPA Conducts Five Surface Water Improvement Grant Information Sessions in February
Ohio EPA is accepting proposals for the 2014 Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to address nonpoint source pollution and storm water runoff, resulting in water quality improvement for Ohio’s stream, rivers and lakes.
February 6, 2014 Ohio EPA Accepting Comments on 2014 Integrated Water Quality Report
Ohio EPA’s draft 2014 biennial report on water quality has been released for public review.
January 24, 2014 Ohio EPA to Accept Comments, Hold Hearing About Proposed Gavin Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on draft permits issued to American Electric Power (AEP) Generation Resources for a proposed expansion of the residual waste landfill at the General James Gavin power plant, 7397 North State Route 7 in Cheshire.
January 23, 2014 Ohio EPA Announces New Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Options
New options to make it more convenient for Ohio water and wastewater operators to gain certification have become available through a third party exam provider recently approved by Ohio EPA.
January 16, 2014 Ohio EPA Meeting about Annual Toledo Harbor Dredging Project
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel.
January 8, 2014 Ohio EPA Issues Draft General Permit for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on a draft general permit renewal to allow storm water discharges from small municipal separate storm sewers (MS4s).
December 5, 2013 Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold December Quarterly Meeting in Columbus
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at the Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts – Executive Conference and Training Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus.
November 20, 2013 Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing About North Central Outerbelt Project Near Worthington
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Dec. 3, 2013, regarding the water quality impacts of an Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) project at I-270 between State Route (SR) 315 and U.S. Route 23 in Columbus and Worthington.
November 8, 2013 Ohio EPA to Accept Comments Regarding Caesar Creek Marina Project
The public may comment on potential water quality impacts associated with proposed construction of a new 419-slip recreational marina at Caesar Creek Lake. A public meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 19, 2013, in the Caesar Creek State Park Day Lodge, 8570 E. State Route 73, Waynesville, Ohio.
October 23, 2013 Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Proposed Pickaway County Quarry Discharge
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Nov. 6, 2013, at 6 p.m. to discuss potential water quality impacts to Deer Creek from Melvin Stone Company LLC’s facility at 13124 Crownover Rd. in New Holland, Perry Township.
October 11, 2013 Lisa Brohl, Erie County Health District Receive Ohio Lake Erie Awards; Luckey Farmers Receives Special Recognition
Lisa K. Brohl, a former biological technician and instructor, and the Erie County General Health District are the winners of the 2013 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC).