February 28, 2014
Ohio Fish Consumption Advisories Updated for 2014
The 2014 Ohio statewide fish consumption advisory provides recommendations based on samples taken from nine lakes and 34 streams for the upcoming season.

February 13, 2014
Ohio EPA Announces New Grant Application Opportunities for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF)
Potential applicants for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund grants can now view guidelines online and should plan to submit a letter of intent (LOI) to apply by March 4, 2014, and a complete application by March 11.

February 7, 2014
Ohio EPA Conducts Five Surface Water Improvement Grant Information Sessions in February
Ohio EPA is accepting proposals for the 2014 Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to address nonpoint source pollution and storm water runoff, resulting in water quality improvement for Ohio’s stream, rivers and lakes.

February 6, 2014
Ohio EPA Accepting Comments on 2014 Integrated Water Quality Report
Ohio EPA’s draft 2014 biennial report on water quality has been released for public review.

January 28, 2014
Ohio EPA Accepting Pre-Applications For Financial Assistance For Drinking Water Projects
Communities seeking help with funding drinking water infrastructure projects for 2015 need to nominate their projects by March 1, 2014, to be considered for funding through Ohio EPA’s Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA).

January 23, 2014
Ohio EPA Announces New Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Options
New options to make it more convenient for Ohio water and wastewater operators to gain certification have become available through a third party exam provider recently approved by Ohio EPA.

January 22, 2014
Batavia Middle School Will Represent Ohio in National Future City Competition in Washington D.C.
Teams from 18 Ohio middle schools built models of their concepts of what cities will be like in the future for the 2014 National Engineers Week Future City Competition,™ Ohio region, held Jan. 18, 2014, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC).

January 22, 2014
Ohio EPA Issues Final 2014 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA has released the final 2014 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) Program Management Plan.

January 14, 2014
Ohio EPA Awards 2014 Scholarships
Seven environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund.

January 8, 2014
Ohio EPA Issues Draft General Permit for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on a draft general permit renewal to allow storm water discharges from small municipal separate storm sewers (MS4s).

December 27, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to The Ohio State University
Ohio EPA has awarded a $34,258 environmental education grant to The Ohio State University’s Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center to develop an interactive display titled, “Welcome to the Biorefinery Concept for Environmental Education.”

November 15, 2013
On America Recycles Day, Ohio EPA Encourages Citizens to Recycle
Today is America Recycles Day and Ohio EPA is encouraging people to recycle at home, school and work.

November 14, 2013
Ohio EPA to Hold Outreach Sessions on Voluntary Action Program Rules
Ohio EPA will hold five outreach sessions throughout the state to explain changes being considered to the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) rules.

November 5, 2013
Ohio EPA Proposes 2014 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA will hold a meeting on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, to discuss Ohio EPA’s draft program management plan for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF).

October 16, 2013
Students Develop Key Learning Skills While Considering Ohio’s Transportation Future
This fall, middle school students from across the nation are being challenged to design transportation solutions for the future in the 2013/2014 National Engineer’s Week Future City Competition. Ohio students and professional mentors are encouraged to participate. The registration deadline is Oct. 31, 2013.

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