May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Encourages Job Creation Through Recycling Programs
Thirteen projects across Ohio were awarded $1.7 million through the Recycling Market Development Grant program offered by Ohio EPA.

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
Defiance Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality and Public Health Improvement
The city of Defiance will receive a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to help evaluate the best way to improve its sewer system and wastewater treatment plant’s performance during wet weather.

April 24, 2013
Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Proposed Natural Gas Power Plant
Ohio EPA has issued a draft air pollution permit-to-install for a proposed natural gas-fired electric power plant in Oregon.

April 18, 2013
Draft Water Quality Report Issued for Lima Region's Ottawa River
The Ottawa River in the Lima area has made a marked recovery over the past 25 years. Dramatic improvements were made in the fish population, according to a water quality report being issued by Ohio EPA on Friday.

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 22, 2013
2012 Grand Lake St. Marys Alum Treatment Report Released
A federal report from U.S. EPA indicates the 2012 alum treatment reduced the internal phosphorus load in Grand Lake St. Marys by 55 percent.

March 12, 2013
Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Williams County Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed vertical expansion of the Williams County Landfill near Bryan.

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.

February 20, 2013
Asbestos Material Dumped in Swanton Area Woods; Ohio EPA Seeks Information to Nab Dumper
A large quantity of pipe insulation containing asbestos was illegally dumped on a property near Swanton last fall.

February 12, 2013
Sunny Farms Landfill Expansion Approved
Ohio EPA has approved a lateral expansion permit to Sunny Farms Landfill LLC, 12500 West County Road 18, south of Fostoria.

January 31, 2013
Ohio EPA Considering Erie County Landfill Expansion Request
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed vertical expansion of the Erie County Landfill near Milan.

January 15, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $48,460 Environmental Education Grant to Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Association
Ohio EPA has awarded a $48,460 grant to enhance wetlands education opportunities associated with the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Association.

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