June 17, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $5,690 Environmental Education Grant to Hamilton County Organization
Ohio EPA has awarded $5,690 to the Cincinnati Nature Center for its program Nature in the Classroom – Teacher Training Program.
June 17, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards Clean Diesel School Bus Grants
Children in four Ohio school districts will benefit from Ohio EPA grants awarded to install pollution control equipment on 32 buses and idle reduction technology on 45 buses as part of Ohio EPA’s Clean Diesel School Bus Grant program.
June 14, 2013 West Union Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Aging Infrastructure, Improve Water Quality
Ohio EPA has issued a more than $1.5 million low-interest loan to the village of West Union to help replace a failing water main in a core area of town.
June 12, 2013 Ohio EPA Announces 2013 State Science Day Governor’s Awards for Excellence
Ohio EPA announces the winners of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research for this year's State Science Day.
June 5, 2013 Cuyahoga County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA's Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of a Cleveland property owner, another area brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA's Voluntary Action Program (VAP), and is ready for redevelopment.
June 4, 2013 Ohio EPA Launches Studies of Lower Muskingum River, Southwest Ohio River Tributaries
As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching several studies this year of the lower Muskingum River tributaries and Southwest Ohio River Tributaries.
May 31, 2013 Tiffin Property Approved for Redevelopment
Through the voluntary efforts of the property owner, a Tiffin brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing investigation under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
May 30, 2013 Public Invited to Comment on Draft Air Permit for Cleveland Public Power’s Proposed Plant
An air permit for a proposed municipal solid waste gasification plant in Cleveland will be the focus of a June 12, 2013, public meeting.
May 29, 2013 Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Land in Springfield
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an urban setting designation (USD) for approximately 88 acres of land located in southwestern Springfield near the intersection of West Jefferson Street and Dayton Road.
May 24, 2013 Wood County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality Improvement
Northwestern Water & Sewer District has taken one of the first steps to improve surface water quality in the Rossford area by applying for and receiving a $15,000 low-interest loan from Ohio EPA. The loan will help the village plan the best way to replace the Colony Road pump station.
May 24, 2013 Ohio EPA Aligns Asbestos Rules with Federal Definition
Ohio EPA has proposed rule changes governing the state’s asbestos emissions control program and will hold a public hearing to accept comments on Friday, June 7, 2013.
May 24, 2013 Ohio EPA Launches New Interactive Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Map at Start of Water Recreation Season
To kick off the beginning of recreational season at Ohio’s state park lakes, Ohio EPA launched a new web-based map application which will enable Ohioans to view real-time data regarding recreational use advisories for HABs at state park beaches, and drinking water public notices.
May 23, 2013 Cleveland Midtown District Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s VAP
Through the voluntary efforts of a Cleveland property owner and developer, a brownfield in the Midtown District has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), and is attracting new business.
May 22, 2013 Belmont County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality Improvement
A $2.34 million interest-free Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) from Ohio EPA will fund a drinking water intake structure project that will provide Bellaire residents with a more reliable supply of drinking water.
May 22, 2013 Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about BP-Husky Air Permit
Ohio EPA has issued a draft air permit for BP-Husky’s Toledo Feed Optimization construction project. Ohio EPA and Toledo Division of Environmental Services will hold a public information session and hearing on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, to explain the draft permit modification and accept public comments.