August 16, 2012
Ohio EPA, U.S. EPA, PUCO and Utilities Discuss New Air Pollution Controls for Power Plants
Today, Ohio EPA met with representatives from U.S. EPA, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, American Electric Power, Duke Energy, Dayton Power and Light, and First Energy to discuss how new rules requiring utilities to reduce air pollutant emissions will be implemented in the state of Ohio.

August 14, 2012
Ohio EPA Revises Water Quality Trading Program Rules
Ohio EPA is proposing revisions to the water quality trading program rules that would clarify when and how water quality trading could be used, and will hold a public hearing Aug. 21, 2012.

August 10, 2012
Wayne County Church Addresses Drinking Water Concerns
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, a Wooster church is now hauling clean drinking water to its property.

August 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Wastewater Discharge Permit for Facility in Ashtabula
An Ashtabula company’s request to increase the amount of treated wastewater it discharges to Lake Erie will be the focus of an Aug. 23, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

August 9, 2012
Ohio Joins Multi-State Water Quality Trading Plan
The State of Ohio today joined Indiana and Kentucky in the formation of a multi-state water quality trading plan that will have a positive impact on the rivers, streams and lakes in all of the states.

August 8, 2012
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of Canton property owners, another city brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is available for redevelopment.

August 2, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Diamond Shamrock Property
Remediation plans for an old landfill located at the Diamond Shamrock Painesville Works site will be the focus of an Aug. 16, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

July 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
An application for a permit to discharge treated runoff and drainage from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek will be the focus of an Aug. 14, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

July 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
An application for a permit to discharge treated runoff and drainage from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek will be the focus of an Aug. 14, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

July 27, 2012
Ford Motor Company Batavia Transmission Plant Cleared for Continued Use
Another local brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA's Voluntary Action Program (VAP)

July 24, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Adams County Mining Project
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Aug. 6, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. to discuss water quality impacts of discharges from a proposed expansion of a mineral mine (limestone quarry)

July 23, 2012
Ohio EPA, Lake Erie Charter Boat Captains Partner to Monitor Lake Erie
A partnership with the Lake Erie Charter Boat Association and an ongoing Ohio EPA water monitoring program are giving the state a more complete picture of water quality conditions in Lake Erie's Western Basin.

July 17, 2012
Ohio EPA, Lake Erie Charter Boat Association Partner to Monitor Lake Erie
COLUMBUS — On Monday, July 23, Ohio EPA and the Lake Erie Charter Boat Association will hold a news conference and boat outing to highlight two new programs to monitor Lake Erie water quality in the Western Basin, where intensifying harmful algal blooms present risks to public health and Ohio's economy.

July 9, 2012
Dispute about Post-Closure Care of CECOS Landfill Resolved
A long-standing dispute about the post-closure care of the CECOS landfill in Clermont County is near resolution following multiple meetings and negotiations between officials from Ohio EPA, Clermont County and Republic Services, owner of the landfill.

July 6, 2012
Cadiz Agrees to Improve Sewers, Protect Public Health and Environment
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the village of Cadiz (Harrison Co.) has agreed to achieve and maintain compliance with Ohio laws and its wastewater discharge permit as soon as possible to protect public health and the environment.

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