October 31, 2012 Ohio EPA Proposes Additions to Drinking Water Operator Certification Rules
Ohio EPA has proposed rules that would allow external organizations to administer tests for water operator certification and is accepting comments through the close of business on Nov. 13, 2012.
October 30, 2012 Ohio EPA Public Hearing for Cincinnati Company Nov. 13
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, to accept comments on a draft hazardous waste permit renewal for Spring Grove Resource Recovery, 4879 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati.
October 26, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Grant to Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education mini grant to the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District for a middle school environmental education program.
October 26, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Grants to Three Cuyahoga County Organizations
Ohio EPA has awarded $5,000 environmental education mini grants to three Cuyahoga County organizations: the East Cleveland City Schools; Ruffing Montessori School; and Cuyahoga County Board of Health.
October 26, 2012 Portage County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
hrough the voluntary efforts of a Portage County property owner, an industrial site in Rootstown has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
October 23, 2012 Ohio EPA Takes Note of Environmental Improvements on its 40th Anniversary
After 40 years of dedication and hard work to help improve the environment, the state can reflect with pride on the great strides Ohio EPA has made since the Agency was formed on October 23, 1972.
October 22, 2012 Attorney General DeWine, Ohio EPA Praise Orders to Comply for Landfill Violations
Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency praised the contempt order signed recently against Joseph G. Scugoza, Crossridge Landfill, and C&D Disposal Technologies immediately granting the State a $19 million judgment for stipulated penalties regarding ongoing violations at the Crossridge Landfill in Jefferson County.
October 18, 2012 Washington Co. Commissioners Agree to Address Public Health Nuisance in Unsewered Devola
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the Washington County Board of Commissioners has agreed to develop a plan to alleviate a public health nuisance resulting from ground water pollution in the unincorporated area of Devola, located along County Road 341, State Route 60 and Elm Tree Lane.
October 18, 2012 Ohio EPA Issues Cytec Final Permit Modification for Cleanup
Ohio EPA has issued a final hazardous waste permit modification for Cytec Industries Inc. (1405 Greene St., Marietta).
October 17, 2012 Ohio EPA, Local Authorities Get Convictions on Clintonville Dumpers
The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) jointly announce that a case involving an illegal dumping which blighted the Clintonville area Walhalla Ravine four years ago has been solved.
October 4, 2012 Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Franklin County Quarry Discharge
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Oct. 16, 2012, at 6 p.m. to discuss water quality impacts of potential discharges from Marble Cliff Quarry (2650 Old Dublin Rd., Hilliard) into the Scioto River.
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.