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.
September 20, 2012 Ohio EPA Seeks Comments Concerning Upper Grand River Watershed Report
Ohio EPA has issued a draft report detailing water quality concerns and recommended improvements in Northeast Ohio’s upper Grand River watershed.
September 10, 2012 Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Cincinnati on Sept. 25, 2012
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform small and rural communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties. The workshop will be held September 25, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at TechSolve, 6705 Steger Drive, Cincinnati.
September 6, 2012 Ohio EPA Processing Open Burning Permissions Again
Ohio EPA has lifted its temporary suspension of permission for open burning.
August 31, 2012 Clear Fork Mobile Home Park Will Upgrade Wastewater Plant
The owner of Clear Fork Mobile Home Park in Richland County has until June 30, 2014, to upgrade the park’s wastewater treatment system and comply with its wastewater discharge permit.
August 29, 2012 Ohio EPA Offers Public Hearing on Draft Air Permit for Rumpke Waste Inc.'s Brown County Landfill
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, to accept comments on a draft air permit for Rumpke Waste Inc.’s Brown County Landfill.
August 28, 2012 Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Kent Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for property located at 800 Mogadore Road in Kent.
August 27, 2012 Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Lyndhurst Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the former Penguin Cleaners property located at 5637 Mayfield Road in Lyndhurst.
August 24, 2012 Ohio EPA Selects Environmental Scholarship Winners
Thirteen environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund.
August 17, 2012 Cuyahoga County Properties Receive Covenants Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of Cleveland property owners, two more urban brownfields have been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
August 17, 2012 Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Ironton Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the former Ironton Iron Works property located at 2520 South Third Street in Ironton.
August 17, 2012 Ohio EPA Posts Recommendations of the Point Source Urban Nutrient Workgroup
The Point Source Urban Nutrient Workgroup, tasked with addressing concerns about nutrient loading in Ohio’s waterways by Ohio EPA, has completed its work.
August 17, 2012 Ohio EPA Meeting to Focus on Wetland Impacts Related to Proposed Lorain County School Project
Potential wetlands impacts associated with constructing a new school in Sheffield Village will be the focus of a Sept. 6, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.
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.