July 9, 2012
Dispute about Post-Closure Care of CECOS Landfill Resolved
A long-standing dispute about the post-closure care of the CECOS landfill in Clermont County is near resolution following multiple meetings and negotiations between officials from Ohio EPA, Clermont County and Republic Services, owner of the landfill.

June 29, 2012
Shelby County Commissioners Agree to Sewer Portions of Newport

In an agreement with Ohio EPA, the Shelby County Commissioners will install sewers and provide central wastewater treatment for an estimated 200 homes and businesses in the village of Newport.


June 14, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Land in Dayton
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for approximately 395 acres of land located in west Dayton near the former Delphi, Home Avenue facility

June 11, 2012
Defense Supply Point Property Cleared for Continued Use
Another local brownfield has been investigated and remediated through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of the Greater Cincinnati Asset Terminal 3.

June 4, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $42,358 Environmental Education Grant to Darke County Organization
More than 110 teachers and 1,500 high school students from seven counties will benefit from an Ohio EPA grant to the Darke County Educational Service Center.

June 4, 2012
Ohio EPA Will Conduct Water Quality Sampling in East Fork Little Miami Watershed
Ohio EPA will collect water quality and biological samples in the East Fork Little Miami watershed to gather information that will be part of a plan to maintain and, where necessary, restore water quality of the river and its tributaries.

May 30, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $4,893 Environmental Education Mini Grant To Mill Creek Watershed
Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities will receive a $4,893 environmental education mini grant to educate more than 18,000 watershed residents about how to protect the urban stream.

May 30, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $2,727 Environmental Education Mini Grant To Montgomery County Organization
Five Rivers MetroParks will receive a $2,727 environmental education mini grant to introduce 40 teachers to the parks’ Inquiry Adventures Kits.

May 10, 2012
Former Teasdale-Fenton Cleaners Cleared for Redevelopment
Another local brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of the city of North College Hill.

April 17, 2012
Koch Foods of Cincinnati, Ohio EPA Reach Agreement
Koch Foods of Cincinnati (Koch), located at 4100 Port Union Road, Fairfield, has agreed to correct repeated deficiencies in its risk management plan as part of a settlement with Ohio EPA.

March 22, 2012
Pilot Chemical Company of Ohio, Ohio EPA Agree on Civil Penalty
Pilot Chemical Company of Ohio (Pilot Chemical), located at 606 Shepherd Drive, Lockland, has agreed to correct deficiencies in its risk management plan as part of a settlement with Ohio EPA.

February 9, 2012
Public May Comment on Proposed Water Quality Settlement in Greene County
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office, on behalf of Ohio EPA, has reached a proposed settlement with Clemens Development Co. and Richard Clemens for failure to implement storm water runoff measures at a 71-acre property located on the east side of Sugarcreek Road and north of Route 725 in Greene County.

January 17, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepts Comments About Draft Paint Creek Watershed Report
The lower portion of Paint Creek has exceptional biological quality, according to a draft Ohio EPA report available for public comment through Feb. 10.

January 10, 2012
Springfield Body Plant Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue under Ohio EPA’s VAP
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Springfield, another brownfield has undergone investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), and is ready for redevelopment.

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