July 3, 2013
Tuscarawas County Port Authority Property Cleared for Redevelopment
A New Philadelphia 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 the Tuscarawas County Port Authority.

June 18, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $35,029 Environmental Education Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Ohio EPA has awarded $35,029 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio Inc. for the Camp Oty’Okwa Discovery Center in Hocking County.

June 14, 2013
West Union Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Aging Infrastructure, Improve Water Quality
Ohio EPA has issued a more than $1.5 million low-interest loan to the village of West Union to help replace a failing water main in a core area of town.

June 4, 2013
Ohio EPA Launches Studies of Lower Muskingum River, Southwest Ohio River Tributaries
As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching several studies this year of the lower Muskingum River tributaries and Southwest Ohio River Tributaries.

May 22, 2013
Belmont County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality Improvement

A $2.34 million interest-free Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) from Ohio EPA will fund a drinking water intake structure project that will provide Bellaire residents with a more reliable supply of drinking water.


May 21, 2013
Athens Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
Ohio EPA has issued an $18.6 million loan to the city of Athens to improve its wastewater treatment plant.

May 20, 2013
Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology in Cross Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA found the biology to be exceptional to very good at sites on select Ohio River tributaries (Island Creek, Croxton Run and Wills Creek) and 10 other sites in Jefferson and Harrison counties, according to a new biological and water quality study that Ohio EPA conducted in 2010.

May 20, 2013
Adams County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Drinking Water Quality
Ohio EPA has issued a $427,717 low-interest loan to the Adams County Regional Water District to help construct the Sunshine Ridge waterline extension project, which will improve the drinking water quality for residents and eliminate a public health risk.

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 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.

April 5, 2013
Ohio EPA to Extend Public Comment Period About Meigs County Mine Project
Ohio EPA will accept public comments about a Meigs County mine discharge diversion project until April 9, 2013.

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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