October 3, 2012 Ohio EPA Will Revise General Permit To Cover Hydrostatic Test Water Discharges
Ohio EPA has issued a draft general permit to cover hydrostatic test water discharges of short duration from Ohio facilities, and will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. to accept comments on the draft.
October 1, 2012 Public Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Draft General Marina Storm Water Permit
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on a draft general permit to regulate storm water discharge associated with industrial activities at marinas.
September 6, 2012 Ohio EPA Processing Open Burning Permissions Again
Ohio EPA has lifted its temporary suspension of permission for open burning.
August 24, 2012 Ohio EPA Selects Environmental Scholarship Winners
Thirteen environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund.
August 17, 2012 Ohio EPA Posts Recommendations of the Point Source Urban Nutrient Workgroup
The Point Source Urban Nutrient Workgroup, tasked with addressing concerns about nutrient loading in Ohio’s waterways by Ohio EPA, has completed its work.
August 16, 2012 Ohio EPA, U.S. EPA, PUCO and Utilities Discuss New Air Pollution Controls for Power Plants
Today, Ohio EPA met with representatives from U.S. EPA, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, American Electric Power, Duke Energy, Dayton Power and Light, and First Energy to discuss how new rules requiring utilities to reduce air pollutant emissions will be implemented in the state of Ohio.
August 14, 2012 Ohio EPA Revises Water Quality Trading Program Rules
Ohio EPA is proposing revisions to the water quality trading program rules that would clarify when and how water quality trading could be used, and will hold a public hearing Aug. 21, 2012.
August 9, 2012 Ohio Joins Multi-State Water Quality Trading Plan
The State of Ohio today joined Indiana and Kentucky in the formation of a multi-state water quality trading plan that will have a positive impact on the rivers, streams and lakes in all of the states.
June 29, 2012 Ohio EPA Temporarily Suspends Open Burning Permission
Due to weather forecasts predicting hot and dry conditions for the state, and a National Weather Service statement regarding increased fire hazards for the next few days, Ohio EPA will temporarily suspend issuing open burning permission.
June 27, 2012 Ohio EPA Completes 18 Scrap Tire Cleanups Over Two Months
To help Ohio communities deal with the expense and health impacts related to illegally disposed tires, Ohio EPA contracted with Liberty Tire Recycling to complete 18 cleanups, removing nearly 134 tons of tires from 11 counties, or the equivalent of 12,467 passenger tires.
June 15, 2012 Ohio EPA Accepts Comments on Draft Certifications for Vessel Discharges
Ohio EPA has issued two draft certifications that would authorize ballast discharges from Ohio vessels into waters of the state in conjunction with U.S. EPA’s draft general permit for vessel discharges
June 6, 2012 Fourth Time Winner of Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research
A recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research at this year’s high school Science Day is a four-time winner.
May 8, 2012 Ohio EPA Seeks to Fund Water Improvement Projects
Approximately $3 million in federal grants for stream water quality improvement will be available through Ohio EPA. The application deadline is the close of business June 1, 2012.
April 30, 2012 State Announces Harmful Algal Bloom Advisory Levels for 2012
The State of Ohio today announced this season’s strategy for Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in recreational waters.
April 24, 2012 Ohio EPA Proposes Updates to Ambient Air Quality And Emergency Episode Standards
Ohio EPA is proposing amendments to ambient air quality and emergency episode standards to make them the same as the federal rules.