March 21, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Steubenville Area
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in the Steubenville-Weirton, W.V., area, meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard.

March 20, 2012
State, Marietta Company Settle Hazardous Waste Violations
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the State of Ohio has entered into a Consent Order with Eramet Marietta Inc. (16705 SR 7 South, Marietta).

March 15, 2012
Ohio EPA Reports Results of Water Quality in Licking River Watershed
Fish and aquatic species are thriving at 40 Licking River watershed sites evaluated by Ohio EPA, according to exceptional biological results recorded in a recently published water quality study.

March 2, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepts Public Comments About ODOT’s Proposed Portsmouth Bypass in Scioto County
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on March 15, 2012, regarding the water quality impacts of a proposed Portsmouth Bypass

February 27, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepts Comments About Draft Moxahala Creek Watershed Report
The Moxahala Creek watershed met its goals for public drinking water supply use and more than half of its goals for aquatic life use, according to a draft Ohio EPA report available for public comment through March 15.

February 17, 2012
Perry County Commissioners Agree to Address Unsanitary Conditions in Three Unsewered Areas
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the Perry County Board of Commissioners has agreed to develop a plan to alleviate a public health nuisance in the unincorporated areas of Rehobeth, Old Rainer Rd. and Moore’s Junction (also known as Six Mile Turn).

February 10, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Marietta
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in Washington County meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard.

January 17, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepts Comments About Draft Paint Creek Watershed Report
The lower portion of Paint Creek has exceptional biological quality, according to a draft Ohio EPA report available for public comment through Feb. 10.

January 12, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Final Permit Renewal for Scioto County Chemical Manufacturer
Ohio EPA has renewed a hazardous waste permit for the Haverhill Chemicals LLC (formerly Sunoco Inc., R&M) facility, located at 1019 Haverhill-Ohio Furnace Rd. in Haverhill.

January 9, 2012
Ohio EPA, Sewer Association Settle Water Pollution Violations in Washington County
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, White Oak Sewer Association Inc. agreed to eliminate unauthorized discharges into the South Fork of Wolfe Creek from its wastewater discharge plant near State Routes 500 and 339 in Barlow Township by connecting to the Washington County collection system.

January 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Final Permit Renewal for Vinton County Explosives Manufacturer
Ohio EPA has renewed a hazardous waste permit for the Austin Powder Company’s Red Diamond Plant, located at 430 Powder Plant Rd. in McArthur.

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