March 31, 2016
Ohio EPA Considering Permit for Lake County Solid Waste Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA has scheduled a meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2016, to discuss a draft permit for expansion of the Lake County Solid Waste Landfill.

March 31, 2016
Protecting Ohioans From Lead in Drinking Water
Proposals Include Tighter Deadlines for Public Water Systems to Inform and Educate Homeowners about High Lead Levels and New Funding Help for Communities to Replace Lead Service Lines and Fixtures

March 30, 2016
Ohio EPA Hearing Set for Changes to Athens-Hocking Reclamation Center Permit
Ohio EPA is considering an updated draft permit for the Athens-Hocking Reclamation Center. The proposal will be the subject of a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on April 11, 2016, in the Athens Public Library, 30 Home St., Athens.

March 24, 2016
Public Hearing Set for Water Quality Impacts from Big Darby Bridge Construction Project
Ohio EPA will present information and receive testimony at a public hearing for a water quality certification related to a proposed bridge replacement at the County Road 22 bridge over Big Darby Creek near Orient. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Pleasant View Middle School at 7255 Knopp Road, Grove City.

March 24, 2016
Ottawa River Restoration Plan Topic of Public Meeting
Ohio EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have issued a draft restoration plan and environmental assessment for the Ottawa River in Toledo. A public meeting will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 6 p.m. to discuss the plan and listen to comments. The meeting will be in Toledo City Council Chambers, One Government Center, 401 S. Erie St., Toledo.

March 23, 2016
Ohio EPA Decision Clears Way For Cleveland Harbor Dredging
Ohio EPA approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. No dredged material can be placed in the open lake.

March 18, 2016
Sixteenth Round of Voluntary Household Test Results from Sebring
Ohio EPA received another round of test results from homeowners in the village of Sebring who asked to have their tap water tested and all six of the most recent samples were below the federal allowable limit for lead. Ohio EPA ordered the village of Sebring on January 21 to offer free water testing for any homeowner who asked and will make those results public as they are received.

March 18, 2016
Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold March Meeting at Maumee Bay State Park
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will hold its next quarterly meeting Wednesday, March 30, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Maumee Bay State Park Conference Center, 1750 State Park Road No. 2, Oregon.

March 15, 2016
Fifteenth Round of Voluntary Household Test Results from Sebring
Ohio EPA received another round of test results from homeowners in the village of Sebring who asked to have their tap water tested and all 15 of the most recent samples were below the federal allowable limit for lead. Ohio EPA ordered the village of Sebring on January 21 to offer free water testing for any homeowner who asked and will make those results public as they are received.

March 10, 2016
Fourteenth Round of Voluntary Household Test Results from Sebring
Ohio EPA received another round of test results from homeowners in the village of Sebring who asked to have their tap water tested and all 12 of the most recent samples were below the federal allowable limit for lead. Ohio EPA ordered the village of Sebring on January 21 to offer free water testing for any homeowner who asked and will make those results public as they are received.

March 9, 2016
Public Hearing Set for Otway Wastewater Discharge and Engineering Permits
Ohio EPA will present information and receive testimony at a public hearing for a proposed project that would establish sewer service in the village of Otway and discharge treated wastewater to Bloody Run, just above the confluence with Scioto Brush Creek. The information session and hearing will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016, in the Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia St., Portsmouth.

March 9, 2016
Ohio EPA Director Visits First Solar to Recognize Company for Environmental Excellence, Leadership
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited First Solar, Inc., in Perrysburg today to recognize the company for its ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship. He toured the facility, seeing how First Solar’s commitment to the environment goes beyond the renewable energy products the company manufactures.

March 3, 2016
Thirteenth Round of Voluntary Household Test Results from Sebring
Ohio EPA received another round of test results from homeowners in the village of Sebring who asked to have their tap water tested and 31 of the 33 most recent samples were below the federal allowable limit for lead. Ohio EPA ordered the village of Sebring on January 21 to offer free water testing for any homeowner who asked and will make those results public as they are received.

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