April 18, 2013 Draft Water Quality Report Issued for Lima Region's Ottawa River
The Ottawa River in the Lima area has made a marked recovery over the past 25 years. Dramatic improvements were made in the fish population, according to a water quality report being issued by Ohio EPA on Friday.
March 28, 2013 State Hosting Best Local Land Use Meetings to Promote Balanced Growth
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission and the Ohio Water Resources Council have adopted new guidelines for local communities to use for local land use planning.
March 22, 2013 2012 Grand Lake St. Marys Alum Treatment Report Released
A federal report from U.S. EPA indicates the 2012 alum treatment reduced the internal phosphorus load in Grand Lake St. Marys by 55 percent.
March 12, 2013 Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Williams County Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed vertical expansion of the Williams County Landfill near Bryan.
March 6, 2013 Ohioans More Environmentally Literate Thanks to Outstanding Projects
Environmental education projects, paid for in part by the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, have helped hundreds of thousands of Ohioans better understand scientific and technical aspects of environmental issues.
March 5, 2013 Ohio EPA Announces Environmental Education Grant Process
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for environmental education grants through April 2, 2013.
February 28, 2013 Fish Consumption Advisories Updated for 2013
This year’s Ohio fish consumption advisory includes updates for several locations based on samples that were taken from five lakes and 12 streams in 2011.
February 20, 2013 Asbestos Material Dumped in Swanton Area Woods; Ohio EPA Seeks Information to Nab Dumper
A large quantity of pipe insulation containing asbestos was illegally dumped on a property near Swanton last fall.
February 12, 2013 Sunny Farms Landfill Expansion Approved
Ohio EPA has approved a lateral expansion permit to Sunny Farms Landfill LLC, 12500 West County Road 18, south of Fostoria.
January 31, 2013 Ohio EPA Considering Erie County Landfill Expansion Request
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed vertical expansion of the Erie County Landfill near Milan.
January 15, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $48,460 Environmental Education Grant to Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Association
Ohio EPA has awarded a $48,460 grant to enhance wetlands education opportunities associated with the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Association.
January 15, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $48,667 Environmental Education Grant to Seneca County Organization
The Sandusky River watershed will become a classroom for more than 200 Seneca County high school students with help from a $48,667 Ohio EPA grant.
January 10, 2013 Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Toledo Harbor Dredging
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel.
December 14, 2012 Wood County Returns Solid, Infectious Waste Program Oversight to Ohio EPA
Residents of Wood County should contact Ohio EPA’s Northwest District Office in Bowling Green about questions or issues with solid waste in the county.
December 5, 2012 Ohio EPA Selects Environmental Scholarship Winners
Seven environmental science and engineering students will receive scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund.