October 3, 2012
Ohio EPA Will Revise General Permit To Cover Hydrostatic Test Water Discharges

Ohio EPA has issued a draft general permit to cover hydrostatic test water discharges of short duration from Ohio facilities, and will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. to accept comments on the draft.


October 1, 2012
Public Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Draft General Marina Storm Water Permit
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on a draft general permit to regulate storm water discharge associated with industrial activities at marinas.

October 1, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Final Construction Storm Water Permit to Protect Big Darby Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA issued a final alternative general permit renewal for storm water discharges associated with construction activities in Central Ohio’s Big Darby Creek watershed, which is among the most biologically diverse stream systems of its size in the Midwest and home to several endangered species.

September 26, 2012
Ohio EPA Settles with Arcanum for Wastewater Treatment Plant Violations
Ohio EPA and the village of Arcanum have agreed to a plan for the village to upgrade its wastewater treatment system.

September 20, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments Concerning Upper Grand River Watershed Report
Ohio EPA has issued a draft report detailing water quality concerns and recommended improvements in Northeast Ohio’s upper Grand River watershed.

August 31, 2012
Clear Fork Mobile Home Park Will Upgrade Wastewater Plant
The owner of Clear Fork Mobile Home Park in Richland County has until June 30, 2014, to upgrade the park’s wastewater treatment system and comply with its wastewater discharge permit.

August 17, 2012
Ohio EPA Posts Recommendations of the Point Source Urban Nutrient Workgroup
The Point Source Urban Nutrient Workgroup, tasked with addressing concerns about nutrient loading in Ohio’s waterways by Ohio EPA, has completed its work.

August 17, 2012
Ohio EPA Meeting to Focus on Wetland Impacts Related to Proposed Lorain County School Project
Potential wetlands impacts associated with constructing a new school in Sheffield Village will be the focus of a Sept. 6, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

August 14, 2012
Ohio EPA Revises Water Quality Trading Program Rules
Ohio EPA is proposing revisions to the water quality trading program rules that would clarify when and how water quality trading could be used, and will hold a public hearing Aug. 21, 2012.

August 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Wastewater Discharge Permit for Facility in Ashtabula
An Ashtabula company’s request to increase the amount of treated wastewater it discharges to Lake Erie will be the focus of an Aug. 23, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

August 9, 2012
Ohio Joins Multi-State Water Quality Trading Plan
The State of Ohio today joined Indiana and Kentucky in the formation of a multi-state water quality trading plan that will have a positive impact on the rivers, streams and lakes in all of the states.

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 23, 2012
Ohio EPA, Lake Erie Charter Boat Captains Partner to Monitor Lake Erie
A partnership with the Lake Erie Charter Boat Association and an ongoing Ohio EPA water monitoring program are giving the state a more complete picture of water quality conditions in Lake Erie's Western Basin.

July 13, 2012
Port Clinton Resort Agrees to Improve Sewage System
Erie Islands Resort and Marina in Port Clinton will assess its wastewater treatment plant and collection system and complete repairs

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