August 29, 2013
Ohio Lake Erie Commission Seeking Submissions for Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest
Lake Erie enthusiasts who want to capture the essence of Lake Erie life on film – or on memory card in this digital age – can enter the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) 2013 Life on Lake Erie photo contest.

August 29, 2013
Ohio EPA Reports Results of Sandy Creek Watershed Study
An Ohio EPA report finds Northeast Ohio’s Sandy Creek watershed provides a relatively healthy environment for fish and other aquatic life.

August 1, 2013
Nominations Being Accepted to Honor Lake Erie Advocates
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission is accepting nominations for the 2013 Ohio Lake Erie Award, which will recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to enhance Ohio’s Great Lake.

July 25, 2013
Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Upper Sandusky Project
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal to stabilize the bank of the Sandusky River in Upper Sandusky.

July 9, 2013
Ohio EPA Conducting Water Quality Sampling in Lower Mahoning River Watershed
Ohio EPA is collecting water samples in the Lower Mahoning River basin to gather information that will be part of a plan to maintain and, where necessary, restore the quality of the river and its tributaries.

July 5, 2013
Ohio EPA Conducting Water Quality Study of St. Joseph, Tiffin Rivers
This summer, Ohio EPA staff is conducting water quality sampling in northwest Ohio’s St. Joseph River and Tiffin River watersheds.

July 5, 2013
Communities Surrounding Eastern Ohio Regional Wastewater Authority Join Ohio EPA Agreement
Martins Ferry, Bellaire, Bridgeport, Brookside and the Belmont County Sanitary Sewer District have joined an agreement with Ohio EPA to protect public health and the environment by reducing sewage overflows in the area.

July 3, 2013
Ohio EPA to Study, Report on Stillwater River Quality
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 River Watershed.

June 26, 2013
Ohio EPA Updates General Permit Language to Cover Gravity Sewer Extensions
Ohio EPA plans to issue a statewide general permit to cover certain new sanitary sewer extensions and will take public comments on the draft until July 15, 2013.

June 4, 2013
Ohio EPA Launches Studies of Lower Muskingum River, Southwest Ohio River Tributaries
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 several studies this year of the lower Muskingum River tributaries and Southwest Ohio River Tributaries.

May 24, 2013
Ohio EPA Launches New Interactive Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Map at Start of Water Recreation Season
To kick off the beginning of recreational season at Ohio’s state park lakes, Ohio EPA launched a new web-based map application which will enable Ohioans to view real-time data regarding recreational use advisories for HABs at state park beaches, and drinking water public notices.

May 20, 2013
Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology in Cross Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA found the biology to be exceptional to very good at sites on select Ohio River tributaries (Island Creek, Croxton Run and Wills Creek) and 10 other sites in Jefferson and Harrison counties, according to a new biological and water quality study that Ohio EPA conducted in 2010.

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 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.

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