May 4, 2021
Columbus Property Receives Amended Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Property owners at the Gowdy North Property, 1045 and 1145 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, have received what’s known as an amended covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

May 3, 2021
Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Carvel Manor Wastewater Treatment Plant
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public hearing on Monday, May 17, 2021, to discuss the receipt of applications for a wastewater discharge renewal permit for the Carvel Manor wastewater treatment plant in Pickaway County.

April 30, 2021
Environmental Education Grants Awarded to Twelve Organizations throughout Ohio
Twelve Ohio organizations are receiving Ohio EPA Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) grants for projects focused on habitat restoration and environmental education. The grants are being awarded statewide for a total of $225,215.

April 29, 2021
Northwest Ohio Communities Receive $28 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA  for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Northwest Ohio are receiving more than $28 million in low-interest rate funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2021. The lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities $4.6 million.

April 29, 2021
Southwest Ohio Communities Receive $2.6 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA  for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Southwest Ohio are receiving more than $2.6 million in low-interest rate funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2021. The lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities more than $1.2 million.

April 29, 2021
Southeast Ohio Communities Receive $9 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Southeast Ohio are receiving more than $9 million in low-interest rate and principal forgiveness funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2021. The lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities more than $2.9 million.

April 29, 2021
Northeast Ohio Communities Receive $44.7 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Northeast Ohio are receiving more than $44 million in low-interest rate and principal forgiveness funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2021. The lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities more than $9 million.

April 29, 2021
Central Ohio Communities Receive $286 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Central Ohio are receiving more than $286 million in low-interest rate funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2021. The lower interest rates will save these communities more than $39 million.

April 23, 2021
Seven Ohio Communities Earn Ohio EPA’s First Encouraging Environmental Excellence for Communities Award
Seven Ohio communities have received the first community environmental stewardship awards from Ohio EPA.

April 22, 2021
Ohio EPA, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Department of Transportation Unveil Statewide Litter Campaign
The Ohio EPA, Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) have unveiled a statewide litter campaign to prioritize and promote the conversation around litter in Ohio.

April 14, 2021
Ohio EPA Meeting About Clermont County Water Plant Discharge Permit
Ohio EPA is considering an application to renew the wastewater discharge permit for the Miami Goshen drinking water treatment plant in Clermont County.

April 13, 2021
Toledo Landfill Proposing Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 26, 2021, to discuss a draft permit modification for the proposed expansion of Hoffman Road Landfill in Toledo.

April 12, 2021
Ohio EPA Holding Hearing about State Emergency Response Commission Rules
Ohio EPA is hosting a virtual public hearing about updating the rules for the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) on Friday, April 23, 2021. SERC oversees the implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know program in Ohio.

April 12, 2021
H2Ohio Technology Assessment Program Selects Technologies
As part of Governor DeWine’s H2Ohio initiative, Ohio EPA announced today that it has identified ten emerging technologies that could play an important role in the reduction of harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Erie. The technologies will be further evaluated through the H2Ohio Technology Assessment Program (TAP) which was created at the Sept. 2020 Ohio Lake Erie Commission meeting to guide the State in addressing HABs in Lake Erie.

April 8, 2021
Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Railroad Replacement over Conneaut Creek
Ohio EPA is considering an application for a water quality certification for a project to replace the existing railroad bridge over Conneaut Creek, west of Woodworth Road in Conneaut.

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