July 29, 2014
Cincinnati Receives Covenant Not to Sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program for Proposed Commerce Park
The city of Cincinnati has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for the 18.7-acre property that was formerly the site of Queen City Barrel and F.H. Lawson Co. in addition to other businesses.

July 24, 2014
Ohio EPA Considering Discharge Permit for Cincinnati Water Plant
Ohio EPA will host a public meeting on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, about a request from Greater Cincinnati Waterworks to modify the wastewater discharge permit for its Richard Miller water treatment plant. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) office, 5735 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati.

July 23, 2014
Ohio EPA Director’s Western Basin Stops Highlight Efforts to Address Lake Erie Nutrient, Bacteria Issues
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler is visiting sites and meeting with local officials in Toledo and Oregon today to get an update on local projects and emphasize Ohio’s focus on improving and protecting Lake Erie.

July 3, 2014
Cincinnati Receives Covenant Not to Sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program for Blue Ash Property
The 42.8-acre site that was the Blue Ash airport and a shooting range has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

July 3, 2014
Draft Water Quality Report Issued for Upper Scioto River
An Ohio EPA draft water quality report about the upper Scioto River watershed is available for public review and comment. The Agency is accepting public comments on the draft report until August 4, 2014.

July 3, 2014
Ohio EPA Awards $8,700 Environmental Education Grant to Athens and Perry County Organization
Ohio University has received a $8,700 grant from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund to allow fourth and fifth grade students from four school districts to expand their use of existing land labs and local habitats. Eleven grants were awarded statewide for $304,136.

July 3, 2014
Ohio EPA Accepting Comments on Regional General Permit Renewal For Ohio Department of Transportation Projects
Ohio EPA is accepting comments regarding a renewal and modification of a draft statewide general permit for road construction and repair. An information session and public hearing will be held at 3 p.m., July 21, 2014, at the Ohio EPA Central Office, sixth floor, conference room B, 50 W. Town St., Columbus.

July 2, 2014
Ohio EPA Awards $13,302 Environmental Education Grant to Green Local School District
The Green Local School District received $13,302 from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund to fund “Growing Green Education Wetlands Goes Public.” Eleven grants were awarded statewide for $304,136.

July 2, 2014
Ohio EPA Awards $31,429 Environmental Education Grant to Cuyahoga County Organization
The Alliance for the Great Lakes received $31,429 from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund for a “Bringing Great Lakes into Cleveland Classrooms” project. Eleven grants were awarded statewide for $304,136.

July 2, 2014
Ohio EPA Awards $24,364 Environmental Education Grant to Portage County Organization
Hiram College received $24,364 from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund the James H. Barrow Field Station Eagle Creek Restoration Citizen Science project. Eleven grants were awarded statewide for $304,136.

July 2, 2014
Ohio EPA Awards $10,000 Environmental Education Grant to Franklin County Organization
A rain garden of native plants will provide an outdoor classroom at Worthington Libraries’ Northwest Library location thanks to a $10,000 Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant. Eleven grants were awarded statewide for $304,136.

July 2, 2014
Ohio EPA Awards $50,000 Environmental Education Grants to Statewide Organizations
Ohio Energy Project and Efficiency Smart will each receive a $50,000 grant to help teach elementary school children about energy. Eleven grants were awarded statewide for $304,136.

July 1, 2014
Piqua Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program for Memorial Hospital Property
The city of Piqua has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for the former Piqua Memorial Hospital property at Park and Nicklin avenues.

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