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.

January 28, 2013
Franklin Co. Shopping Center Gets Clean Bill of Health from Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA has given a clean bill of health to a Franklin County shopping center after the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) investigation and remediation efforts of Fifth Third Bank.

January 24, 2013
Ashtabula County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the Ashtabula County Port Authority, a brownfield along the Lake Erie shoreline has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

January 3, 2013
Trumbull County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Warren, a local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

December 3, 2012
Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Youngstown December 5
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties.

December 3, 2012
Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Cleveland December 4
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties.

November 29, 2012
Former General Clay Products Property in Logan Cleared for Redevelopment
Another local 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 the Hocking County Board of Commissioners.

November 20, 2012
Another UD-Area Property Meets Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program Requirements
Through the voluntary efforts of MVO Building Solutions III, another urban brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

November 2, 2012
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of a Stark County property owner, an industrial site in Canton has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

October 26, 2012
Portage County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
hrough the voluntary efforts of a Portage County property owner, an industrial site in Rootstown has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

October 17, 2012
Ohio EPA, Local Authorities Get Convictions on Clintonville Dumpers
The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) jointly announce that a case involving an illegal dumping which blighted the Clintonville area Walhalla Ravine four years ago has been solved.

September 10, 2012
Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Cincinnati on Sept. 25, 2012
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform small and rural communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties. The workshop will be held September 25, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at TechSolve, 6705 Steger Drive, Cincinnati.

August 28, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Kent Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for property located at 800 Mogadore Road in Kent.

August 27, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Lyndhurst Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the former Penguin Cleaners property located at 5637 Mayfield Road in Lyndhurst.

August 17, 2012
Cuyahoga County Properties Receive Covenants Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of Cleveland property owners, two more urban brownfields have been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

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