November 30, 2012 Valleyview Mobile Home Park Agrees to Upgrade Wastewater System
As part of an agreement with Ohio EPA, the owners of Valleyview Mobile Home Park, 110 E. Hickory Grove Road, Urbana, have agreed to upgrade its wastewater handling and treatment system and institute a regular sampling schedule for the treated wastewater.
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 28, 2012 Ohio EPA Meeting about BP-Husky Air Pollution Permit Modification
The BP Husky Toledo refinery has submitted an application to modify its air pollution permit to voluntarily reduce its sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission limits on several process heaters and other emission units at the refinery.
November 21, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Hubbard School District
An Ohio Environmental Education Fund mini grant will help Hubbard Exempted Village Schools introduce a new land lab to students and their families in a series of environmental science programs.
November 21, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards $863 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Lucas County High School
An Ohio Environmental Education mini grant will provide supplies for students at the Phoenix Academy Community School to solve a water pollution mystery in the Ottawa River.
November 20, 2012 Ohio EPA Seeks Public Comments on Aurora Golf Course Funding Application
Ohio EPA recently completed an environmental assessment for a proposed project to restore a portion of the Aurora Branch of the Chagrin River on the Aurora Golf Course and restore it to a natural condition.
November 20, 2012 Another UD-Area Property Meets Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program Requirements
Through the voluntary efforts of MVO Building Solutions III, another urban brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
November 20, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards $3,396 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Brown County Organization
Georgetown Exempted Village Schools will receive $3,396 from Ohio EPA to learn about water quality sampling in White Oak Creek.
November 20, 2012 Sunny Farms Landfill Expansion Meeting on December 11
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, to accept comments on a proposed expansion of the Sunny Farms Landfill in Seneca County.
November 19, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards $2,200 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Montgomery County Organization
Brookville Local Schools will receive an Ohio EPA grant of $2,200 to expand the school’s outdoor classroom.
November 19, 2012 Ohio EPA Recognizes Five Companies With Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA has identified the first award recipients for Encouraging Environmental Excellence (Ɛ3), a new program to recognize organizations committed to environmental excellence at all levels.
November 15, 2012 Ohio EPA and the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board Announce Partnership for Ohio Recycles Day
Ohio EPA and the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) today announced a new partnership to expand the recycling programs at the Ohio Statehouse.
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 U.S. EPA Approves Report about Small Tributaries to Lake Erie, Maumee River
An Ohio EPA a water quality report about tributary streams to the lower Maumee River and Lake Erie was approved recently by U.S. EPA. The Ohio EPA report discusses stream impairments and suggests actions that can be taken to eliminate problems.
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.