October 21, 2014 Students Feed Learning Skills While Considering How to Feed Future Cities
This fall, middle school students from across the nation are being challenged to think about how to produce enough food for the planet’s growing population in the 2014/2015 DiscoverE Future City Competition. Ohio students and professional mentors are asked to participate.
October 2, 2014 Environmental Defense Fund Report Identifies Ohio as Leader in Reducing Air Emissions and Creating Jobs
"The oil and gas industry is growing every day in our state, creating thousands of jobs for Ohioans," Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler said. "This report illustrates Ohio is at the forefront nationally, creating jobs and protecting the environment while reducing emissions from this new industry."
September 23, 2014 Ohio EPA Hosts Conference to Help Businesses
Nearly 400 people from all over Ohio are in Columbus September 23-24 to learn more about how Ohio EPA can help their business thrive in our state while protecting the environment. Ohio EPA’s eighth Compliance Assistance Conference aims to give regulated facilities and consultants the tools they need to improve environmental compliance and performance as they do business.
September 12, 2014 Ohio EPA Selects Environmental Scholarship Winners
Twenty environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund.
July 3, 2014 Ohio EPA Accepting Comments on Regional General Permit Renewal For Ohio Department of Transportation Projects
Ohio EPA is accepting comments regarding a renewal and modification of a draft statewide general permit for road construction and repair. An information session and public hearing will be held at 3 p.m., July 21, 2014, at the Ohio EPA Central Office, sixth floor, conference room B, 50 W. Town St., Columbus.
July 2, 2014 Ohio EPA Awards $50,000 Environmental Education Grants to Statewide Organizations
Ohio Energy Project and Efficiency Smart will each receive a $50,000 grant to help teach elementary school children about energy. Eleven grants were awarded statewide for $304,136.
June 26, 2014 Ohio EPA Seeks to Fund Water Quality Improvement and Restoration Projects
Approximately $2.5 million in Clean Water Act grants for stream restoration and water quality improvement projects is available through Ohio EPA. The application deadline is July 25, 2014.
May 14, 2014 Ohio EPA Recognizes Six Companies with Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA has awarded six companies with the 2014 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (Ɛ3) Silver Awards.
May 13, 2014 Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $500,000 for 2014 Litter Cleanup and Tire Amnesty Projects
Ohio EPA is awarding nearly $500,000 in grant funding to 40 communities to support and implement litter cleanups and tire amnesty programs.
May 13, 2014 Ohio EPA Awards Recycling Market Development Grants
Ohio EPA has awarded $1.7 million in grants to 11 projects across Ohio for a variety of recycling projects including organics composting, electronic waste processing, plastics manufacturing and processing and projects that address other recyclables.
May 13, 2014 Ohio EPA Awards Grants For Recycling and Litter Prevention
Ohio EPA is awarding nearly $1.5 million in grant funding to help 25 communities strengthen local recycling and litter prevention efforts.
May 13, 2014 Ohio EPA Awards Grants to Address Scrap Tire Processing and Market Development
To improve markets for scrap tires across the state, Ohio EPA has awarded $600,000 to fund two market development projects.
April 1, 2014 Ohio EPA Brownfield Conference Registration Information
Ohio EPA is accepting registrations for the Ohio Brownfield Conference, April 9 and 10, 2014.
March 14, 2014 March 24 Hearing Set on the 2015 Ohio Environmental Education Fund Agenda
Ohio EPA has proposed an agenda that sets funding priorities for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) program during the 2015 fiscal year.
March 11, 2014 Ohio Participating in First Interstate Water Quality Trading Program
The first stewardship credits in a new interstate water quality trading program with Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana were purchased today, launching a pilot project that will improve water quality in the Ohio River basin.