November 2, 2012
Early Air Quality Data Near Gas Drilling Site Shows Clear Air
The first four months of air quality data collected near a shale gas drilling well shows the air remains clean.

October 22, 2012
Attorney General DeWine, Ohio EPA Praise Orders to Comply for Landfill Violations
Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency praised the contempt order signed recently against Joseph G. Scugoza, Crossridge Landfill, and C&D Disposal Technologies immediately granting the State a $19 million judgment for stipulated penalties regarding ongoing violations at the Crossridge Landfill in Jefferson County.

October 18, 2012
Washington Co. Commissioners Agree to Address Public Health Nuisance in Unsewered Devola
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the Washington County Board of Commissioners has agreed to develop a plan to alleviate a public health nuisance resulting from ground water pollution in the unincorporated area of Devola, located along County Road 341, State Route 60 and Elm Tree Lane.

October 18, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Cytec Final Permit Modification for Cleanup
Ohio EPA has issued a final hazardous waste permit modification for Cytec Industries Inc. (1405 Greene St., Marietta).

August 17, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Ironton Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the former Ironton Iron Works property located at 2520 South Third Street in Ironton.

July 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
An application for a permit to discharge treated runoff and drainage from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek will be the focus of an Aug. 14, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

July 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
An application for a permit to discharge treated runoff and drainage from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek will be the focus of an Aug. 14, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

July 24, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Adams County Mining Project
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Aug. 6, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. to discuss water quality impacts of discharges from a proposed expansion of a mineral mine (limestone quarry)

July 6, 2012
Cadiz Agrees to Improve Sewers, Protect Public Health and Environment
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the village of Cadiz (Harrison Co.) has agreed to achieve and maintain compliance with Ohio laws and its wastewater discharge permit as soon as possible to protect public health and the environment.

June 25, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepts Comments on Draft Permits for Belmont County School’s Wastewater Project
Ohio EPA is accepting comments on a draft wastewater discharge permit and permit-to-install for the proposed Powhatan Elementary School wastewater treatment plant project

June 20, 2012
Former Carlyle Tile Plant Property in Coal Grove Cleared for Redevelopment
Another local brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation

June 20, 2012
Ohio EPA, Sand Company Settle Air Pollution Violations
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, Oglebay Norton Industrial Sands LLC has agreed to resolve air pollution control violations at its facility, located at 2446 Glass Rock Rd., Glenford (Perry Co.).

June 6, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant of More Than $23,000 to New Philadelphia City Schools
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education general grant worth $23,259 to New Philadelphia High School for a project to benefit students in Stark and Tuscarawas counties.

May 30, 2012
Ohio EPA Launches Study of Stillwater Creek Watershed
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 a study this year of the Stillwater Creek watershed

May 25, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing about Wastewater Discharge Permit Request For Water Treatment Plant
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on June 11, 2012, to accept comments about the Putnam Community Water Corporation’s wastewater discharge permit application associated with its water treatment plant.

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