January 22, 2021
Ohio EPA Proposes Water Quality Certification for Nationwide Permits
Ohio EPA is holding a virtual hearing revising its water quality certifications that regulate several categories of similar dredge and fill-type activities that can be covered under a single, nationwide permit.

January 8, 2021
Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Lake White Dam Improvements Project
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting on Jan. 21, 2021, to discuss an application for a water quality certification for a proposed project at Lake White Dam.

December 29, 2020
Ohio EPA Completes Testing Drinking Water Under Ohio PFAS Action Plan
Today, Ohio EPA announced that it has received the final testing results for the presence of certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water from Ohio’s public water systems, bringing to a close the Agency’s statewide sampling initiative of almost 1,550 public water systems under Ohio’s PFAS Action Plan.

December 28, 2020
Ohio EPA Finalizes 2021 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA has finalized the Agency’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) 2021 Program Management Plan. The fund provides financial and technical assistance for wastewater infrastructure and restoration projects that improve the quality of Ohio's rivers, streams, lakes, and other water bodies.

December 24, 2020
2020 Edition of Statewide Watershed Nutrient Study Released
Ohio EPA has released its 2020 Nutrient Mass Balance study.

December 22, 2020
Ohio EPA Announces First-Year H2Ohio Accomplishments to Improve Water Quality in Ohio
This week, Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson outlined the progress the Agency has made in the first year of Governor Mike DeWine’s H2Ohio initiative, which has a goal to provide safe and clean water for Ohioans while ensuring the long-term health of our lakes and waterways.

December 17, 2020
Ohio EPA Meeting Set for American Transmission Systems Application
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, to discuss an application for a water quality certification for American Transmission Systems in Portage County.

December 17, 2020
Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Chagrin Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant Variance
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, about a mercury variance permit modification for the discharge from the Chagrin Falls Meadow Lane Wastewater Treatment Plant to the Chagrin River.

November 23, 2020
Public Hearing to Discuss Emerald BioEnergy Draft Permit Renewal
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual hearing for a draft permit renewal to update the permit requirements for Emerald BioEnergy.

November 23, 2020
Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Dominion Pipeline Application
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, to discuss an application for a water quality certification related to the proposed replacement of an existing natural gas pipeline.

November 9, 2020
Ohio EPA Offering Grants for Water Quality Improvement Projects
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for water quality improvement grants for projects that restore streams; reduce nonpoint source pollutants such as nutrients, sediments, acid mine drainage, and bacteria; improve stream and riparian habitat; and/or reverse the effects of stream modification.

November 3, 2020
Ohio EPA Proposes 2021 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public hearing on Dec. 3, 2020, to discuss the Agency’s draft 2021 Program Management Plan for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF). The fund provides financial and technical assistance for wastewater infrastructure and restoration projects that improve the quality of Ohio's rivers, streams, lakes, and other water bodies.

October 26, 2020
Study of Whitewater River Tributaries Released
The Whitewater River watershed in Southwest Ohio continues to be one of the highest quality river systems in Ohio. An Ohio EPA survey of the watershed found a high diversity of fish and other aquatic species. Ohio EPA released the study today.

October 15, 2020
Ohio EPA Detects PFAS in Aullwood Audubon Farm Discovery Center Public Water System
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) announced today that the public water system serving the Aullwood Audubon Farm Discovery Center, an educational facility and event space in Dayton, has tested positive for elevated levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

September 30, 2020
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting About Campbell’s Wastewater Discharge Permit
Ohio EPA is considering a request to add a new wastewater discharge location for the Campbell Soup plant in Napoleon and incorporate the outfall and discharge limits into a wastewater discharge permit renewal for the facility.

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