October 6, 2015 Ohio EPA to Hold Workshop in Piqua; Assistance Available to Redevelop Blighted Properties
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to promote resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties. The workshop will be held Oct. 20, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Fort Piqua Plaza Banquet Center, 308 N Main St, Piqua.
September 25, 2015 Ohio’s Open Burning Regulations: Learn Before You Burn
Ohio EPA encourages residents to understand what and where they can legally burn materials outdoors. The Agency has received complaints about open burning in Logan County this summer.
September 23, 2015 Cleves Replacing Water Lines with Funding from Ohio EPA
The Village of Cleves will replace two water lines to improve service in the Jackson Street/Hooven Road and East State Road areas. The project is being financed with a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
September 22, 2015 Brown County Rural Water Extending Service to Aberdeen, Assisted by Funding from Ohio EPA
The Brown County Rural Water Association (BCRWA) is extending drinking water service to the Village of Aberdeen. Most of the project is being financed by a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA. The project will improve drinking water service to the village, which voted to turn over ownership of its existing, local water system to BCRWA in May 2014.
September 18, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Excellence
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Bulter is at Progressive Field this afternoon to present 10 Ohio organizations with Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Awards. The E3 program recognizes businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in the Buckeye State for going above and beyond to demonstrate environmental excellence.
September 4, 2015 Miamisburg Receives Funding from Ohio EPA for Water Plant Project
The City of Miamisburg is improving its drinking water softening process. Design of the project is being funded with a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA. When complete, the project will improve both public health and surface water quality by lowering the high amount of sodium in the drinking water and significantly reducing the amount of sodium discharged to the Great Miami River from the water treatment plant.
September 4, 2015 Potential for Blue-Green Algae in Ohio River
The State of Ohio has been working with the Ohio River Valley Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO), Kentucky and West Virginia to respond to reports of Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) on the Ohio River.
August 13, 2015 Honda Plants in Marysville, East Liberty and Anna Receive Top Environmental Recognition from Ohio EPA
Today, Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler presented Honda’s Marysville, East Liberty and Anna plants with the Agency’s highest award for environmental stewardship — the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Gold-Level Award.
July 23, 2015 Springfield-Area Community Improving Drinking Water; Receives Funding from Ohio EPA
Greenlawn Village Condominium Unit Owners Inc. will make major improvements to its drinking water system, thanks to a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA. The project will replace and add infrastructure, including filter tanks to remove arsenic from the water supply.
July 21, 2015 Miamisburg to Improve Drinking Water System with Ohio EPA Funds
Miamisburg will make major improvements to its drinking water system, thanks to a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA. The project will address aging infrastructure, improve drinking water quality and help the city meet current and future demand for water.
July 16, 2015 DeGraff to Improve Sewers with Ohio EPA Funds
The Village of DeGraff will install a new pump station and force main between DeGraff and Quincy to replace the aging and failing equipment and infrastructure. Design of the project is being financed with an interest-free loan recently awarded to the village by Ohio EPA.
July 1, 2015 Ohio EPA Recognizes Eight Organizations with Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA has awarded eight environmentally innovative organizations with this year’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Silver Awards. The E3 program recognizes organizations committed to environmental excellence.
June 5, 2015 Study of St. Marys River Watershed Underway by Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA has begun a water quality study of the St. Marys River watershed in Auglaize, Mercer, Shelby and Van Wert counties. The St. Marys River combines with the St. Joseph River to form the Maumee River in Fort Wayne, Ind.
June 4, 2015 Xenia Property Cleaned Up under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Two local organizations and the city of Xenia have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for the former Ohio Veterans’ Children’s Home property located at 690 Home Ave., Xenia.
May 6, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to Dayton Archaeological Park
SunWatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park in Dayton strives to preserve and present the history of the Fort Ancient American Indian culture. The prairie was an important part of their life. With a grant this year from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund, SunWatch will reclaim five acres of prairie, benefitting the park’s mission and the local environment.