November 20, 2012
Another UD-Area Property Meets Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program Requirements
Through the voluntary efforts of MVO Building Solutions III, another urban brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

November 20, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $3,396 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Brown County Organization
Georgetown Exempted Village Schools will receive $3,396 from Ohio EPA to learn about water quality sampling in White Oak Creek.

November 20, 2012
Sunny Farms Landfill Expansion Meeting on December 11
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, to accept comments on a proposed expansion of the Sunny Farms Landfill in Seneca County.

November 19, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $2,200 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Montgomery County Organization
Brookville Local Schools will receive an Ohio EPA grant of $2,200 to expand the school’s outdoor classroom.

November 19, 2012
Ohio EPA Recognizes Five Companies With Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA has identified the first award recipients for Encouraging Environmental Excellence (Ɛ3), a new program to recognize organizations committed to environmental excellence at all levels.

November 15, 2012
Ohio EPA and the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board Announce Partnership for Ohio Recycles Day
Ohio EPA and the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) today announced a new partnership to expand the recycling programs at the Ohio Statehouse.

November 14, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Clean Diesel School Bus Grants
Children in eight Ohio school districts will benefit from Ohio EPA grants awarded to install pollution control equipment on 75 buses and idle reduction technology on 68 buses as part of Ohio EPA’s Clean Diesel School Bus Grant program.

November 9, 2012
U.S. EPA Approves Report about Small Tributaries to Lake Erie, Maumee River
An Ohio EPA a water quality report about tributary streams to the lower Maumee River and Lake Erie was approved recently by U.S. EPA. The Ohio EPA report discusses stream impairments and suggests actions that can be taken to eliminate problems.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Draft Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
Ohio EPA has issued a draft permit to the American Energy Corporation (AEC) for discharging treated runoff and drainage from the company’s Century Mine (43521 Mayhugh Hill Rd., Beallsville) into Piney Creek.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grants to Columbiana and Harrison County Schools
Ohio EPA has awarded nearly $10,000 in environmental education mini grants to equip learning labs for the Harrison Hills City Schools and Lisbon Exempted Village Schools districts and help students and teachers improve their research and technology skills to promote environmental sustainability.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Barnesville Hospital Association
Ohio EPA has awarded a $5,000 environmental education mini grant to the Barnesville Hospital Association Inc. to help residents of Belmont and Monroe counties learn more about the human health and environmental threats from mercury and to exchange thermometers containing mercury for safer ones.

November 8, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $4,735 Environmental Education Mini Grant To Lake County Organization
Ohio EPA awarded $4,735 to the Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District for a Watershed Landowner Outreach project on Arcola Creek to target residents of Ashtabula and Lake counties.

November 2, 2012
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of a Stark County property owner, an industrial site in Canton has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

November 2, 2012
Early Air Quality Data Near Gas Drilling Site Shows Clear Air
The first four months of air quality data collected near a shale gas drilling well shows the air remains clean.

November 1, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Permit Issued for Landfill Expansion in Mahoning County
A draft permit to expand the Carbon Limestone Landfill in Mahoning County will be the focus of a Nov. 15, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

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