February 1, 2018
Public Meeting to Discuss Wastewater Permit for Johnson Run Mine
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, to discuss a draft wastewater discharge permit for Johnson Run Mine, a new surface coal mine.

January 29, 2018
Glouster Replacing Water Lines with Financing from Ohio EPA
Glouster will be replacing aged, deteriorated water lines throughout the village to improve the drinking water distribution system in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.

January 25, 2018
Ohio EPA Director Visits Kenworth to Recognize Company for Environmental Excellence
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Kenworth truck plant in Chillicothe today to recognize the company’s ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship.

January 22, 2018
Perry County Communities Receive Financing from Ohio EPA for Storm Water, Sanitary Sewer Projects
In projects financed with loans from Ohio EPA, Perry County will install a sanitary sewage system in Moore’s Junction and Crooksville will study the feasibility of a storm water utility.

January 18, 2018
Ohio EPA Meeting to Discuss Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Permit Request
A request to grant a temporary variance from the mercury limits allowed in the Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC wastewater discharge permit will be the topic of a Feb. 1, 2018, Ohio EPA public meeting. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., immediately followed by a public hearing at the Piketon High School, 1414 Piketon Road, Piketon.

January 17, 2018
Gallia County Improving Drinking Water System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Gallia County will improve drinking water service in the Kerr Booster Service Area in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.

January 11, 2018
Toronto Preparing Drinking Water Plan with Financing from Ohio EPA
Toronto is developing an asset management plan for the city’s public drinking water system in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.

January 10, 2018
Muskingum County Extending Water Service with Financing from Ohio EPA
Muskingum County is extending public drinking water service to 273 residences and businesses to the unincorporated area around Cannelville in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.

December 5, 2017
Environmental Education Grants Awarded to Three Southern Ohio Organizations
Three southern Ohio organizations have received grants from Ohio EPA’s Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF): Athens City Schools, Public Media Connect and Imago.

October 26, 2017
Mingo Junction Plans Sewer System Improvements; Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
The village of Mingo Junction is receiving two low-interest loans from Ohio EPA to plan future sewer system improvements.

October 11, 2017
Ohio EPA Holds Public Hearing to Discuss Ohio River Partners Hannibal Power Facility
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments at an Oct. 25, 2017 public meeting on a draft permit for a combined-cycle electrical generating facility to be located in Hannibal, Monroe County. The Hannibal Power facility would be located on 43840 State Route 7, Hannibal.

September 27, 2017
Lore City Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Wastewater Treatment Plant
Lore City will eliminate unsanitary conditions from failing on-site systems to bring Lore City into compliance with regulatory requirements and water quality standards, in part through a nearly $700,000 zero interest loan from Ohio EPA.

September 27, 2017
Manchester Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Sanitary Sewers and a Pump System
Manchester will improve water quality in the Ohio River when they implement a $1.16 million low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to update village sewers and a pump station.

September 22, 2017
Tuscarawas County to Update Wastewater Treatment Plant; Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
Tuscarawas County aims to improve water quality in Sandy Creek using a $1 million loan from Ohio EPA.

September 20, 2017
Wellston Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Water Treatment Plant and Replace Waterline
Wellston has received a $721,026 low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to update water lines and a water treatment plant and generator.

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