September 15, 2015 Ohio Concludes Review of 2014 Monroe County Well Pad Fire
The State of Ohio has completed its extensive review of a well pad fire in Monroe County from June 2014, and is in the process of assessing penalties for the loss of aquatic species, spill cleanup and water quality violations. Both the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) conducted reviews of the incident at Statoil’s Eisenbarth well pad.
August 5, 2015 Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Alliance Community Hospital and the Stark Development Board have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the former Alliance Community Hospital Property in Stark County.
June 8, 2015 Sandusky Property Cleaned Up under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
The City of Sandusky and a development company have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for the former Apex Manufacturing facility located at 1643 First Street, Sandusky.
June 4, 2015 Xenia Property Cleaned Up under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Two local organizations and the city of Xenia have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for the former Ohio Veterans’ Children’s Home property located at 690 Home Ave., Xenia.
May 22, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Community Grants for Recycling and Litter Prevention
Ohio EPA is awarding nearly $1.46 million in grant funding to help 39 local governments strengthen local recycling and litter prevention efforts.
May 21, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Recycling Market Development Grants
Ohio EPA has awarded $1.24 million in recycling market development grants to eight projects across Ohio.
April 24, 2015 Ohio EPA Recycling Grant Helps Columbus with Sustainability Efforts
Columbus will incorporate an estimated 3,500 tons of reclaimed asphalt shingles (RAS) in pavement used to resurface residential streets, collectors and arteries in 2015 with help from a $156,775 grant from Ohio EPA.
April 9, 2015 Grants Help Recycling Partnerships, Support Ohio’s Glass Manufacturers
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $459,298 in grants to help direct waste glass that would end up in landfills to Ohio’s manufacturers in the form of cullet – clean bits of ground jars, bottles and windows. Ohio manufacturers need recycled glass to produce new glass products,
including glass bottles and fiberglass. About 90 percent of glass containers used in Ohio ends up in landfills. Using recycled glass costs less than using raw materials by reducing energy demands.
March 18, 2015 Summit County Property Receives Covenant Not To Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
The city of Cuyahoga Falls has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the Cuyahoga River Corridor Brownfield Area in Cuyahoga Falls.
March 3, 2015 Ohio EPA, Montgomery County Supporting Glass Recycling Program
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is joining Ohio EPA’s efforts to recover
more glass waste in the state.
February 24, 2015 Partnership Aims for Improved Recycling Data
Recycling saves Ohio’s landfill space, conserves natural resources and saves on disposal costs. Recycling also creates jobs and is good for Ohio’s economy.
November 19, 2014 Ohio EPA to Support Ohio Manufacturing with Two Glass Recycling Grants
Two new Ohio EPA grants will support increased glass recycling in Shelby and Union counties.
October 28, 2014 Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for Recycling And Litter Prevention Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for various recycling and litter prevention grants and will host an informational meeting on the 2015 grant application process on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.
October 2, 2014 Environmental Defense Fund Report Identifies Ohio as Leader in Reducing Air Emissions and Creating Jobs
"The oil and gas industry is growing every day in our state, creating thousands of jobs for Ohioans," Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler said. "This report illustrates Ohio is at the forefront nationally, creating jobs and protecting the environment while reducing emissions from this new industry."
September 24, 2014 Cleveland Plaza Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Ed Hom has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating his Asia Plaza Property in Cleveland.