March 26, 2013 Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology In Ohio River Tributaries
Exceptional communities of fish and aquatic insects have been found at nearly two dozen sites on Ohio River tributaries in Scioto, Jackson and Lawrence counties, according to a new Ohio EPA biological and water quality study.
March 15, 2013 Ohio EPA Receives Application to Certify Water Quality Impacts for Pipeline Project
Ohio EPA is reviewing an application to extend an underground pipeline across Jefferson, Harrison, Tuscarawas, Coshocton, Muskingum, Licking, Fairfield, Pickaway, Fayette, Greene, Clinton, Warren and Butler counties.
March 14, 2013 Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Meigs County Mine Discharge Diversion
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Tues., March 26, 2013, at 6 p.m. to discuss the water quality impacts of a proposed pipeline project to divert discharges from Meigs Mine No. 31 near Langsville (around 30012 SR 124) to the Ohio River (mile 257.5).
March 6, 2013 Ohioans More Environmentally Literate Thanks to Outstanding Projects
Environmental education projects, paid for in part by the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, have helped hundreds of thousands of Ohioans better understand scientific and technical aspects of environmental issues.
March 5, 2013 Ohio EPA Announces Environmental Education Grant Process
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for environmental education grants through April 2, 2013.
February 28, 2013 Fish Consumption Advisories Updated for 2013
This year’s Ohio fish consumption advisory includes updates for several locations based on samples that were taken from five lakes and 12 streams in 2011.
January 25, 2013 Ohio EPA Issues Final Air Permit for Washington County Facility
Ohio EPA has issued a final air permit to Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC to replace two existing coal-fired boilers with two new boilers at Kraton’s Belpre facility.
January 25, 2013 Ohio EPA Announces Results of Walhonding River and Muskingum River Tributaries Study
Ohio EPA is announcing the results of the first comprehensive biological and water quality study of the Walhonding and Muskingum River tributaries in Southeast Ohio.
January 24, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $45,000 Environmental Education Grant to Ohio University for Virtual Boat
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education grant worth $45,253 to Ohio University in Athens County for a virtual learning experience.
December 6, 2012 Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing On Draft Air Permit for Washington County Facility
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Wed., Dec. 19, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. about a draft air permit issued to Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC to replace two existing coal-fired boilers with two new boilers at Kraton’s Belpre facility.
November 29, 2012 Former General Clay Products Property in Logan Cleared for Redevelopment
Another local 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 Hocking County Board of Commissioners.
November 14, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Clean Diesel School Bus Grants
Children in eight Ohio school districts will benefit from Ohio EPA grants awarded to install pollution control equipment on 75 buses and idle reduction technology on 68 buses as part of Ohio EPA’s Clean Diesel School Bus Grant program.
November 9, 2012 Ohio EPA Issues Draft Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
Ohio EPA has issued a draft permit to the American Energy Corporation (AEC) for discharging treated runoff and drainage from the company’s Century Mine (43521 Mayhugh Hill Rd., Beallsville) into Piney Creek.
November 9, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grants to Columbiana and Harrison County Schools
Ohio EPA has awarded nearly $10,000 in environmental education mini grants to equip learning labs for the Harrison Hills City Schools and Lisbon Exempted Village Schools districts and help students and teachers improve their research and technology skills to promote environmental sustainability.
November 9, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Barnesville Hospital Association
Ohio EPA has awarded a $5,000 environmental education mini grant to the Barnesville Hospital Association Inc. to help residents of Belmont and Monroe counties learn more about the human health and environmental threats from mercury and to exchange thermometers containing mercury for safer ones.