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.
May 22, 2013 Ohio EPA Recognizes Six Companies with Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA has identified the first six silver award recipients for Encouraging Environmental Excellence (εз), a new program to recognize organizations committed to environmental excellence at all levels.
May 21, 2013 Athens Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
Ohio EPA has issued an $18.6 million loan to the city of Athens to improve its wastewater treatment plant.
May 20, 2013 Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology in Cross Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA found the biology to be exceptional to very good at sites on select Ohio River tributaries (Island Creek, Croxton Run and Wills Creek) and 10 other sites in Jefferson and Harrison counties, according to a new biological and water quality study that Ohio EPA conducted in 2010.
May 20, 2013 Adams County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Drinking Water Quality
Ohio EPA has issued a $427,717 low-interest loan to the Adams County Regional Water District to help construct the Sunshine Ridge waterline extension project, which will improve the drinking water quality for residents and eliminate a public health risk.
May 20, 2013 Former Kimball Midwest Property Cleared for Redevelopment
Another Columbus brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of 582 West Goodale LLC, the city of Columbus, Wagenbrenner Development Inc., and The Goodale Apartments LLC (the current property owner).
May 20, 2013 Ohio EPA Assists City of Warren with Drinking Water System Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing a low-interest loan to the city of Warren to replace more than two miles of deteriorating water lines in its drinking water distribution system.
May 16, 2013 Ashland Property Approved for Redevelopment
Through the voluntary efforts of the property owner, an Ashland brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing investigation under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
May 16, 2013 Ohio EPA Approves Toledo Harbor Dredging
Ohio EPA has issued a water quality certification to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing the dredging of Toledo Harbor this summer.
May 16, 2013 Ohio EPA Assists City of Cleveland with Drinking Water System Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing a low-interest loan to the city of Cleveland to replace nearly 10,000 feet of aging and undersized water mains in its drinking water distribution system.
May 9, 2013 Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Sandusky Harbor Dredging
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal to dredge the Sandusky Harbor federal navigational channel.
May 3, 2013 Ohio EPA Issues Draft Wetlands Rules
Ohio EPA is seeking public comments on a draft rule affecting water quality standards for wetlands.
May 2, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards 18 Community Recycling Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding grants to assist 18 communities with strengthening local recycling and litter prevention efforts through the Community Recycling Grant program.
May 2, 2013 Ohio EPA Encourages Job Creation Through Recycling Programs
Thirteen projects across Ohio were awarded $1.7 million through the Recycling Market Development Grant program offered by Ohio EPA.
May 2, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards More Than $527,000 for 2013 Litter Cleanups and Tire Amnesties
Forty five communities will benefit from litter collection efforts or new tire amnesty collection programs thanks to grants from Ohio EPA.