March 14, 2013
Public, Private Partners Unite to Clean Up Mountain of Waste at Illegal Dump
With a mountain of waste behind them stretching 20 feet high and covering about an acre of land, Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally, Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) Commissioner Susan Tilgner and Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) Executive Director Ron Mills announced today their agencies’ joint effort to help clean up the county’s largest illegal dump at 1388 Stimmel Road.

March 12, 2013
Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Williams County Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed vertical expansion of the Williams County Landfill near Bryan.

March 6, 2013
Ohioans More Environmentally Literate Thanks to Outstanding Projects
Environmental education projects, paid for in part by the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, have helped hundreds of thousands of Ohioans better understand scientific and technical aspects of environmental issues.

March 5, 2013
Ohio EPA Announces Environmental Education Grant Process
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for environmental education grants through April 2, 2013.

March 1, 2013
Ohio EPA To Host Hearing Regarding AK Steel UIC Renewal
Ohio EPA will host an information session and  public hearing on March 14, 2013, to accept comments on draft renewals for two underground injection control permits for AK Steel’s spent pickle liquor.

February 28, 2013
Fish Consumption Advisories Updated for 2013
This year’s Ohio fish consumption advisory includes updates for several locations based on samples that were taken from five lakes and 12 streams in 2011.

February 27, 2013
Ohio EPA Taking Comments on Voluntary Action Program (VAP) Changes to the Biocriteria Rules
Ohio EPA plans to modify the biocriteria training and certification requirements for the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and will hold a public hearing on March 4, 2013 to accept comments.

February 25, 2013
Lorain Properties Receive Covenants Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of IRG Lorain LLC and the city of Lorain, two portions of the former Ford Lorain Assembly Plant property in Lorain have been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

February 25, 2013
Miamisburg NCR Site Latest to Receive Covenant Not to Sue
Through the voluntary efforts of Legacy Ministries International and Miami Township, a Miamisburg site has been investigated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

February 20, 2013
Asbestos Material Dumped in Swanton Area Woods; Ohio EPA Seeks Information to Nab Dumper
A large quantity of pipe insulation containing asbestos was illegally dumped on a property near Swanton last fall.

February 12, 2013
Sunny Farms Landfill Expansion Approved
Ohio EPA has approved a lateral expansion permit to Sunny Farms Landfill LLC, 12500 West County Road 18, south of Fostoria.

February 11, 2013
Ohio EPA Issues Draft General Permit for Construction Storm Water Discharges
A general permit that regulates storm water discharges from construction activities is being updated, and Ohio EPA has scheduled a public hearing to take comments on the proposal.

January 31, 2013
Ohio EPA Considering Erie County Landfill Expansion Request
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed vertical expansion of the Erie County Landfill near Milan.

January 31, 2013
Applications Sought for 2014 Water Quality Improvement Grants
Ohio EPA is seeking proposals for funding from local governments, park districts, and other organizations that will restore or improve waterways in the state.

January 29, 2013
Ohio EPA Meeting to Focus on Stream Impacts Related to Warren County Water Main
Potential stream impacts associated with a proposed water line project along the Little Miami River near the intersection of state route 48 and the Little Miami River, south of Mason-Morrow-Millgrove Road, will be the focus of a Feb. 12, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting.

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