May 2, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards More Than $527,000 for 2013 Litter Cleanups and Tire Amnesties
Forty five communities will benefit from litter collection efforts or new tire amnesty collection programs thanks to grants from Ohio EPA.
May 1, 2013 Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology, More Sensitive Species In Deer Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA biologists found exceptional communities of fish and aquatic insects and excellent habitat on the Deer Creek mainstem and 19 tributaries in Madison, Pickaway, Fayette and Ross counties in 2011, according to a new biological and water quality study.
April 15, 2013 Ohio EPA Accepts Applications for Buckeye Lake Watershed Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications through April 30, 2013, for Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to benefit the Buckeye Lake watershed.
April 5, 2013 Ohio EPA to Extend Public Comment Period About Meigs County Mine Project
Ohio EPA will accept public comments about a Meigs County mine discharge diversion project until April 9, 2013.
March 28, 2013 State Hosting Best Local Land Use Meetings to Promote Balanced Growth
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission and the Ohio Water Resources Council have adopted new guidelines for local communities to use for local land use planning.
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.