January 3, 2013
Trumbull County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Warren, a local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

January 2, 2013
Ohio EPA To Host Public Meeting Regarding St. Bernard Landfill Waste Delineation Plan
Ohio EPA will host a public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, to offer area residents an opportunity to learn about the waste delineation plan that will be used to determine the landfill limits of the closed St. Bernard landfill.

December 27, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Cleveland Harbor Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a Jan. 10, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland.

December 24, 2012
City of Aurora Secures Funding for Chagrin River Restoration Project
The city of Aurora will receive $4.7 million through the Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) to restore and protect more than a mile of the Aurora Branch of the Chagrin River, Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally announced today.

December 14, 2012
Wood County Returns Solid, Infectious Waste Program Oversight to Ohio EPA
Residents of Wood County should contact Ohio EPA’s Northwest District Office in Bowling Green about questions or issues with solid waste in the county.

December 11, 2012
Ohio EPA Drafts Hazardous Waste Rules to Require Report Every Two Years
Ohio EPA is holding a review period for interested parties to make comments on a package of nine proposed hazardous waste rules regarding reporting requirements.

December 6, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing On Draft Air Permit for Washington County Facility
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Wed., Dec. 19, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. about a draft air permit issued to Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC to replace two existing coal-fired boilers with two new boilers at Kraton’s Belpre facility.

December 5, 2012
Ohio Balanced Growth Program Offers Financial Incentives for Watershed Protection
The Ohio Balanced Growth Program offers financial incentives for communities that link land-use planning to the health of watersheds and major water bodies.

December 5, 2012
Ohio EPA Selects Environmental Scholarship Winners
Seven environmental science and engineering students will receive scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund.

December 3, 2012
Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Youngstown December 5
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties.

December 3, 2012
Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Cleveland December 4
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties.

November 30, 2012
Valleyview Mobile Home Park Agrees to Upgrade Wastewater System
As part of an agreement with Ohio EPA, the owners of Valleyview Mobile Home Park, 110 E. Hickory Grove Road, Urbana, have agreed to upgrade its wastewater handling and treatment system and institute a regular sampling schedule for the treated wastewater.

November 29, 2012
Former General Clay Products Property in Logan Cleared for Redevelopment
Another local brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of the Hocking County Board of Commissioners.

November 28, 2012
Ohio EPA Meeting about BP-Husky Air Pollution Permit Modification
The BP Husky Toledo refinery has submitted an application to modify its air pollution permit to voluntarily reduce its sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission limits on several process heaters and other emission units at the refinery.

November 21, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Hubbard School District
An Ohio Environmental Education Fund mini grant will help Hubbard Exempted Village Schools introduce a new land lab to students and their families in a series of environmental science programs.