August 15, 2013
Franklin County Water Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Extend Water Service to Leonard Park Neighborhood
Ohio EPA has issued a $277,734 low-interest loan to Franklin County to help design the Leonard Park waterline extension project in Mifflin Township.

August 15, 2013
Westerville Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Upgrade Water Treatment Plant
Ohio EPA has issued a $13.5 million loan to Westerville to help upgrade the city’s water treatment plant. The project is expected to improve water quality for customers and enhance existing water treatment facilities.

August 9, 2013
Ohio EPA Encourages Recycling During Pelotonia with Recycling Grant
Thanks to a recycling grant from Ohio EPA, Pelotonia, the fund-raising bike tour with One Goal to End Cancer, will feature a comprehensive recycling program for the first time ever.

July 16, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University – College of Food, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, has received a grant for $5,000 environmental education mini grant from Ohio EPA to conduct its program “Low-cost, Low-energy Wastewater Treatment for Food Processors.”

July 8, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $4,549 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Ohio Hispanic Coalition
Ohio EPA has awarded the Ohio Hispanic Coalition (OHC) an environmental education mini grant of $4,549 for air quality outreach to Latino-Hispanic communities in Franklin County.

June 18, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $93,800 in Environmental Education Grants to Franklin County Organizations
Ohio EPA has awarded $43,800 to the city of Groveport and $50,000 to The Ohio State University (OSU) for environmental awareness and education programs in Franklin County.

June 12, 2013
Ohio EPA Announces 2013 State Science Day Governor’s Awards for Excellence
Ohio EPA announces the winners of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research for this year's State Science Day.

May 20, 2013
Former Kimball Midwest Property Cleared for Redevelopment
Another Columbus brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of 582 West Goodale LLC, the city of Columbus, Wagenbrenner Development Inc., and The Goodale Apartments LLC (the current property owner).

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards 18 Community Recycling Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding grants to assist 18 communities with strengthening local recycling and litter prevention efforts through the Community Recycling Grant program.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Encourages Job Creation Through Recycling Programs
Thirteen projects across Ohio were awarded $1.7 million through the Recycling Market Development Grant program offered by Ohio EPA.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards More Than $527,000 for 2013 Litter Cleanups and Tire Amnesties
Forty five communities will benefit from litter collection efforts or new tire amnesty collection programs thanks to grants from Ohio EPA.

May 1, 2013
Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology, More Sensitive Species In Deer Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA biologists found exceptional communities of fish and aquatic insects and excellent habitat on the Deer Creek mainstem and 19 tributaries in Madison, Pickaway, Fayette and Ross counties in 2011, according to a new biological and water quality study.

April 26, 2013
Ohio Water Resources Council Endorses Walnut Creek Watershed Balanced Growth Plan
The Ohio Water Resources Council has endorsed a watershed balanced growth plan for Walnut Creek in Central Ohio.

April 15, 2013
Ohio EPA Accepts Applications for Buckeye Lake Watershed Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications through April 30, 2013, for Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to benefit the Buckeye Lake watershed.

March 28, 2013
State Hosting Best Local Land Use Meetings to Promote Balanced Growth
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission and the Ohio Water Resources Council have adopted new guidelines for local communities to use for local land use planning.

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