February 7, 2014
Ohio EPA Conducts Five Surface Water Improvement Grant Information Sessions in February
Ohio EPA is accepting proposals for the 2014 Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to address nonpoint source pollution and storm water runoff, resulting in water quality improvement for Ohio’s stream, rivers and lakes.

February 6, 2014
Ohio EPA Accepting Comments on 2014 Integrated Water Quality Report
Ohio EPA’s draft 2014 biennial report on water quality has been released for public review.

January 24, 2014
Ohio EPA to Accept Comments, Hold Hearing About Proposed Gavin Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on draft permits issued to American Electric Power (AEP) Generation Resources for a proposed expansion of the residual waste landfill at the General James Gavin power plant, 7397 North State Route 7 in Cheshire.

January 23, 2014
Ohio EPA Announces New Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Options
New options to make it more convenient for Ohio water and wastewater operators to gain certification have become available through a third party exam provider recently approved by Ohio EPA.

January 16, 2014
Ohio EPA Meeting about Annual Toledo Harbor Dredging Project
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel.

January 8, 2014
Ohio EPA Issues Draft General Permit for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on a draft general permit renewal to allow storm water discharges from small municipal separate storm sewers (MS4s).

December 5, 2013
Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold December Quarterly Meeting in Columbus
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at the Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts – Executive Conference and Training Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus.

November 20, 2013
Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing About North Central Outerbelt Project Near Worthington
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Dec. 3, 2013, regarding the water quality impacts of an Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) project at I-270 between State Route (SR) 315 and U.S. Route 23 in Columbus and Worthington.

November 8, 2013
Ohio EPA to Accept Comments Regarding Caesar Creek Marina Project
The public may comment on potential water quality impacts associated with proposed construction of a new 419-slip recreational marina at Caesar Creek Lake. A public meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 19, 2013, in the Caesar Creek State Park Day Lodge, 8570 E. State Route 73, Waynesville, Ohio.

October 23, 2013
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Proposed Pickaway County Quarry Discharge
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Nov. 6, 2013, at 6 p.m. to discuss potential water quality impacts to Deer Creek from Melvin Stone Company LLC’s facility at 13124 Crownover Rd. in New Holland, Perry Township.

October 11, 2013
Lisa Brohl, Erie County Health District Receive Ohio Lake Erie Awards; Luckey Farmers Receives Special Recognition
Lisa K. Brohl, a former biological technician and instructor, and the Erie County General Health District are the winners of the 2013 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC).

October 11, 2013
Ashtabula Resident Wins ‘Life on Lake Erie’ Photo Contest
Ashtabula resident Dee Riley won the judges’ compliments for her photo “Summer Fun,” which was declared as the overall judges’ favorite for the 2013 Life on Lake Erie photo contest.

October 8, 2013
Lake Erie License Plate Proceeds Fund Projects within the Watershed
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) awarded quarterly grants through Ohio’s Lake Erie Protection Fund at its September meeting in Cleveland.

September 20, 2013
Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold Annual Meeting Wednesday in Cuyahoga Heights, OH
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will hold its quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at the CanalWay Center, 4524 East 49th Street, Cuyahoga Heights.

August 29, 2013
Ohio Lake Erie Commission Releases 2013 Plan to Protect Lake Erie
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has released its draft Lake Erie Protection & Restoration Plan 2013 (LEPR) for public comment.