March 3, 2015
Ohio EPA, Montgomery County Supporting Glass Recycling Program
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is joining Ohio EPA’s efforts to recover more glass waste in the state.

February 25, 2015
Cleveland Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Sustainable Community Associates has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the former Fairmont Creamery property in Cleveland.

February 24, 2015
Study Finds Tenmile Creek, Ottawa River in Fair Condition
A newly released Ohio EPA water quality report details the results of an extensive study of the Tenmile Creek and Ottawa River watershed in Fulton and Lucas counties.

February 24, 2015
Partnership Aims for Improved Recycling Data
Recycling saves Ohio’s landfill space, conserves natural resources and saves on disposal costs. Recycling also creates jobs and is good for Ohio’s economy.

February 18, 2015
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting About Lake County Switching Station Project
Potential wetlands impacts from a proposed switching station expansion in LeRoy Township will be the focus of a March 5, 2015, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at the LeRoy Township Senior Community Center, 13028 LeRoy Center Road, Painesville.

February 13, 2015
Ohio EPA Seeks Public's Help to Find Illegal Dumping Suspects
Twenty-two drums of unknown materials were abandoned in a semi-trailer in Toledo in early January. Ohio EPA is seeking assistance from anyone who may have seen activity at the site or know the person or people who dumped the material.

February 13, 2015
Future City Alumni of Year Award
The 2014/2015 National Future City Alumni of the Year is Michael Irwin, of Columbus, who is a water resources engineer for ARCADIS, an international engineering design and consulting firm.

February 11, 2015
Governor Kasich Signs Executive Order to Further Protect Lake Erie
Today Governor John R. Kasich signed an executive order to require Ohio EPA to create emergency rules that will further protect Lake Erie, its aquatic life and the fishing industry, while ensuring shipping can continue in the Cuyahoga River.

February 11, 2015
Ohio EPA Seeks Input on Cleveland Harbor Dredging; Feb. 24 Public Hearing Set Regarding Annual Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a Feb. 24, 2015, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at Cleveland Metroparks’ Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek, 2277 West Ridgewood Drive, Parma.

February 5, 2015
Heritage Thermal Services Issued Permit Modification from Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA has issued a class two permit modification to Heritage Thermal Services allowing them to increase current container storage capacity by 25 percent, reallocate some existing storage capacity and construct a bulk storage area.

February 5, 2015
Ohio EPA Seeks Input on Toledo Harbor Dredging and Army Corps’ Analysis; Feb. 18 Public Meeting Set Regarding Annual Dredging Project
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will take place at Toledo City Council Chambers, One Government Center, 640 Jackson St., Toledo.

February 3, 2015
Ohio EPA Director Visits Washing Systems to Recognize Company for Environmental Excellence, Leadership
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Washing Systems, LLC, in Loveland today to recognize the company for its ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship. He toured the facility and learned how the company made a commitment to research and develop products that clean better, more efficiently and without chemicals that have harmful effects on human health and the environment.

January 30, 2015
Ohio EPA Accepts Oversight of Award-Winning Educational Curriculum, Project WET
Ohio EPA is now coordinating the award-winning educational program, Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), throughout Ohio. This international curriculum features interactive and outdoor learning activities for students in elementary and middle school grades.

January 28, 2015
Grandview Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program to Continue Retail Operation
The city of Grandview Heights and NRI Equity Land Investments have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for the 10.3-acre Grandview Yard South Development Property located at 842 W. Goodale Blvd. The property houses a mixed-use commercial development.

January 27, 2015
Batavia Middle School Will Represent Ohio at the National Future City Competition in Washington D.C.
Teams from 19 Ohio middle schools built models of their concepts of what cities will be like in the future for the DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ Ohio region, held Jan. 17, 2015, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC).

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