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.
May 1, 2013 Defiance Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality and Public Health Improvement
The city of Defiance will receive a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to help evaluate the best way to improve its sewer system and wastewater treatment plant’s performance during wet weather.
May 1, 2013 Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology, More Sensitive Species In Deer Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA biologists found exceptional communities of fish and aquatic insects and excellent habitat on the Deer Creek mainstem and 19 tributaries in Madison, Pickaway, Fayette and Ross counties in 2011, according to a new biological and water quality study.
April 30, 2013 Ohio EPA Accepting Nominees for Environmental Excellence Recognition
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for the Silver Level Award in its environmental recognition program.
April 26, 2013 Ohio Water Resources Council Endorses Walnut Creek Watershed Balanced Growth Plan
The Ohio Water Resources Council has endorsed a watershed balanced growth plan for Walnut Creek in Central Ohio.
April 25, 2013 Ohio Water Resources Council Adopts Watershed Balanced Growth Strategy
The Ohio Water Resources Council (OWRC), affiliated with Ohio EPA, approved a strategy for best local land use practices to link land uses with protecting Ohio’s waterways.
April 25, 2013 Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Lorain County Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the Garden Street Redevelopment Property, an industrial and residential area located at 1 through 264 Woodford Avenue and 856/864 Garden Street in Elyria.
April 24, 2013 Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Proposed Natural Gas Power Plant
Ohio EPA has issued a draft air pollution permit-to-install for a proposed natural gas-fired electric power plant in Oregon.