December 5, 2017 Environmental Education Grants Awarded to Three Southern Ohio Organizations
Three southern Ohio organizations have received grants from Ohio EPA’s Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF): Athens City Schools, Public Media Connect and Imago.
October 26, 2017 Mingo Junction Plans Sewer System Improvements; Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
The village of Mingo Junction is receiving two low-interest loans from Ohio EPA to plan future sewer system improvements.
October 11, 2017 Ohio EPA Holds Public Hearing to Discuss Ohio River Partners Hannibal Power Facility
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments at an Oct. 25, 2017 public meeting on a draft permit for a combined-cycle electrical generating facility to be located in Hannibal, Monroe County. The Hannibal Power facility would be located on 43840 State Route 7, Hannibal.
September 27, 2017 Lore City Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Wastewater Treatment Plant
Lore City will eliminate unsanitary conditions from failing on-site systems to bring Lore City into compliance with regulatory requirements and water quality standards, in part through a nearly $700,000 zero interest loan from Ohio EPA.
September 27, 2017 Manchester Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Sanitary Sewers and a Pump System
Manchester will improve water quality in the Ohio River when they implement a $1.16 million low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to update village sewers and a pump station.
September 22, 2017 Tuscarawas County to Update Wastewater Treatment Plant; Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
Tuscarawas County aims to improve water quality in Sandy Creek using a $1 million loan from Ohio EPA.
September 20, 2017 Wellston Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Water Treatment Plant and Replace Waterline
Wellston has received a $721,026 low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to update water lines and a water treatment plant and generator.
September 19, 2017 Sarahsville to Improve Sewer System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Sarahsville has received a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to plan for a new wastewater collection and treatment system for the currently unsewered village.
September 13, 2017 Scioto Water, Inc. Receives Ohio EPA Financing for Rose Hill Area Water System Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing Scioto Water, Inc. with a $960,000 loan to go toward funding improvements to the Rose Hill drinking water distribution system.
September 13, 2017 Cadiz Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Wastewater Collection System
Cadiz will improve water quality in the Ohio River watershed when the village implements a $1 million low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to eliminate sewer overflows from the North Trunk collection system.
September 12, 2017 West Union Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Plan Improvements for the Sanitary Sewer System
West Union will improve water quality in the Ohio River when the village implements a nearly $200,000 planning loan from Ohio EPA to improve the community’s sanitary sewer system.
September 6, 2017 Ohio EPA Requests Comments on Big Darby Water Quality Evaluation
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments until Sept. 29, 2017, on a draft report which summarizes findings from a 2014 survey of the biological, chemical and physical properties of the Big Darby watershed.
August 2, 2017 New Boston to Address Sewer Overflows; Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
New Boston will improve water quality by making sewer improvements through a $202,800 loan from Ohio EPA. Preventing excess storm water from entering sanitary sewer lines will help prevent sewer overflows to local waterways.
July 26, 2017 Tuscarawas Village Receives Ohio EPA Financing for Asset Management Plan
Ohio EPA is providing Tuscarawas village with a $35,000 loan to go toward funding an asset management plan that will assist the village in optimizing the function of their water system.
July 6, 2017 Highland County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Home Septic Systems
Ohio EPA is helping eligible Highland County homeowners repair or replace failing home sewage treatment systems (HSTS) with a $300,000 principal forgiveness loan to the Highland County General Health District.