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.
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.