June 6, 2016
Miami University Receives Help from Ohio EPA to Improve the Environment
Miami University’s Hefner Museum of Natural History will train 32 early childhood education majors as environmental educators, stressing content knowledge and effective training. Participants will become Certified Early Childhood Environmental Educators and will receive a kit of materials and resources to use in their classrooms.

June 6, 2016
Meigs County Organization Receives Help from Ohio EPA to Improve the Environment
United Plant Savers will add interpretive signage and an exhibit to tell the story of resource extraction and habitat restoration at the Goldenseal Sanctuary in Rutland. As visitors walk around the trail, they will have the opportunity to learn about the restoration project. The exhibit will show what the land looked like in the 1960s and show pictures of various stages of restoration.

June 3, 2016
Cuyahoga and Ottawa County Organization Receives Help from Ohio EPA to Improve the Environment
Case Western Reserve University – Leonard Gelfand STEM Center will hold professional development workshops for teachers in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to help educate students about important issues facing Lake Erie. Teachers will participate in a week-long workshop to develop programs they can implement with their students at the newly established Kelley’s Island Field Station and the Cleveland Metroparks’ Stewardship Center at West Creek.

June 3, 2016
Cuyahoga County Organization Receives Help from Ohio EPA to Improve the Environment
Converting hardscapes to pervious pavement helps improve the water quality in runoff. The Cuyahoga River Community Planning dba Cuyahoga River Restoration, will be training municipalities, watershed organizations, community development corporations and the general public how to plan and execute these conversions.

June 3, 2016
Northeastern Ohio Organization Receives Help from Ohio EPA to Improve the Environment
Western Reserve Resource Conservation and Development Council will be working with more than 200 low-income youth to help educate them about environmentally-based jobs to help financially prepare for post-secondary education.

June 3, 2016
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to Hamilton County Organization
BrainBox Ltd., will host a landlord training event to teach property owners how to integrate sustainable practices into their rental properties, funded in part with a $5,000 Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant. A total of seven grants were awarded statewide for $32,319.

June 2, 2016
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Grant to Cuyahoga County Organization
Students will have the opportunity to study birds at Hathaway Brown School’s 16-acre suburban campus funded in part with a $5,000 Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant to the school. A total of seven grants were awarded statewide for $32,319.

June 2, 2016
Ohio EPA Awards $4,986 Environmental Education Grant to Lake County Organization
Lake County Stormwater Management Department will focus on reducing polluted runoff to area streams through its program “Training & Education Materials for Municipal Staff” funded, in part, with a $4,986 Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant. A total of seven grants were awarded statewide for $32,319.

June 1, 2016
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to Hamilton County Organization
Teachers at Symmes Elementary School will receive training to conduct scientific inquiry and monitoring of the nature trail at Sycamore Community Schools’ nine-acre wooded watershed, funded in part with a $3,447 Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant to the school. A total of seven grants were awarded statewide for $32,319.

June 1, 2016
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to Clark County Organization
Clark County teachers will have an opportunity to take Healthy Water Healthy People and Wonders of Wetlands training, funded in part with a $4,050 Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant to the Clark County Solid Waste District. A total of seven grants were awarded statewide for $32,319.

June 1, 2016
Public Hearing Will Address General Permit for Petroleum-Related Corrective Actions
Ohio EPA is accepting comments from the public on a draft general permit to regulate wastewater discharges associated with petroleum-related corrective actions. Qualifying general permit applications would apply to incidents that minimally impact water quality.

May 27, 2016
Ohio Strengthens Harmful Algal Bloom Response Strategy For Recreational Waters
COLUMBUS – With the arrival of warmer temperatures and increased recreational water activities in Ohio, the state is further strengthening its approach to addressing harmful algal blooms in recreational waters like state park lake beaches and boat ramps.

May 27, 2016
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Groffre Investments has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the former J&L Steel Lagoons property in Louisville.

May 27, 2016
Cuyahoga County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Chevron Environmental Management Company has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating parcel B at the Harvard-Denison Plant property.

May 26, 2016
Ohio EPA to Hold Public Meetings, Receive Comments Concerning Draft Air Permits for Proposed ‘Rover Pipeline Compressor Stations’
Ohio EPA will hold five public information sessions/hearings regarding seven draft air permits related to the installation and operation of compressor stations in Carroll, Crawford, Defiance, Harrison, Monroe, Noble and Wayne counties. The compressor stations are intended to facilitate delivery of natural gas along the proposed Rover pipeline.

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