September 23, 2016 Stark County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Home Sewage Systems
Ohio EPA awarded Stark County a $300,000 principal forgiveness loan through Ohio EPA’s Home Sewage Treatment System Repair and Replacement Program which will help qualifying homeowners address failing septic systems.
September 22, 2016 Ohio EPA Accepting Comments on Changes to Surface Water Regulations
As part of its three year (triennial) review, Ohio EPA is seeking comments about rules related to Ohio’s surface water laws. To explain how to submit proposed changes for consideration and help the public understand the rulemaking process, the Agency will host a webinar at 10 a.m. on Sept. 28, 2016. Preregistration is not required. Click this link to connect to the webinar. Additional information can be found online.
September 22, 2016 Ohio EPA Director Honors CSX Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal for Environmental Stewardship
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited CSX’s Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal today to honor the facility for achieving Gold Level recognition through the Ohio Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) program and the company’s continued efforts to increase efficiency, lower emissions and conserve resources.
September 21, 2016 Ottawa County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Septic Systems
Ohio EPA awarded a $300,000 principal forgiveness loan to Ottawa County to help qualifying homeowners address failing septic systems. This funding is offered through Ohio EPA’s Home Sewage Treatment Systems (HSTS) Repair/Replacement Program for 2016.
September 21, 2016 Ohio EPA Offering Grant Writing Training
Business leaders, nonprofit representatives and educators who are interested in learning more about Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education grants are encouraged to register for free grant writing workshops. Ohio EPA is offering the free two-part, one-day trainings to help would-be applicants decide which grants work for their organizations and how to write a winning grant proposal.
September 21, 2016 Public Comments Sought for Proposed NEXUS Pipeline
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at the Elyria High School Performing Arts Center, 601 Middle Ave., Elyria, to present details and answer questions concerning an application related a proposed pipeline and accept comments as part of a public hearing.
September 21, 2016 Ohio EPA Holds Sept. 28th Public Hearing about State Implementation Plan for Fine Particulate Matter
Ohio EPA will take comments on Ohio’s plan to meet the 2012 federal fine particulate matter standard in the Cleveland area by Dec. 31, 2021
September 14, 2016 Ohio EPA to Hold Utopia East Pipeline Hearing in Fremont
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Sept. 28, 2016, regarding an application for a water quality certification from Kinder Morgan Utopia affecting a pipeline to be built in Harrison, Carroll, Tuscarawas, Stark, Wayne, Ashland, Richland, Huron, Seneca, Sandusky, Wood, Henry, Lucas and Fulton counties.
September 14, 2016 Ohio EPA Issues Air Permits for Seven Rover Compressor Stations
Ohio EPA has issued seven air permits for compressor stations intended to facilitate delivery of natural gas along the Rover pipeline.
September 9, 2016 Ohio EPA Issues Air Permits for Five NEXUS Compressor Stations
Ohio EPA has issued five air permits-to-install-and-operate compressor stations intended to facilitate delivery of natural gas along the Nexus Gas Transmission (NGT) pipeline.
September 8, 2016 Public Comments Sought for Proposed Rover Pipeline
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at OARDC’s Fisher Auditorium, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, to present details and answer questions concerning an application related to a proposed pipeline and accept public comments.
September 7, 2016 Ohio EPA Selects Environmental Scholarship Winners
Eighteen environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund.
September 6, 2016 Bio-Energy (Ohio) Seeks Permit-to-Install for Landfill Gas Power Station
Ohio EPA and the Portsmouth Local Air Agency will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, to explain a request from Bio-Energy (Ohio) to build a landfill gas power station at the Rumpke Brown County Landfill. The proposed facility would produce electric power using gas generated by the landfill, located at 9427 Byers Road, Georgetown.
September 6, 2016 Ohio EPA to Hold Public Meeting About Water Discharge Renewal
Ohio EPA will hold an information session immediately followed by a public hearing regarding renewing a wastewater discharge permit from Lafarge North America – Marblehead Quarry, 831 S. Quarry Road, Marblehead.
September 6, 2016 Ohio EPA Announces the Second Round Recipients of Statewide Mosquito Control Grants
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler and State Medical Director Mary DiOrio (Ohio Department of Health) were in Urbana (Champaign County) to announce funding for community health departments and related public entities across the state to help mitigate the spread of mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika, West Nile and La Cross Encephalitis.