April 17, 2012 Ohio EPA to Update State Water Quality Management Plans; Public Hearing Will be Held
Ohio EPA is evaluating updates to water quality management plans prepared by six regional planning agencies and invites the public to comment.
April 16, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Grant for Summit County Storm Water Demonstration Project
Innovative storm water controls are on the way to New Franklin thanks to a $186,800 grant awarded by Ohio EPA.
April 16, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Grant for Medina County Storm Water Control Project
Innovative storm water controls are on the way to Wadsworth thanks to a $134,280 grant awarded by Ohio EPA.
April 16, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Grant for Geauga County Stream Restoration Project
Stream restoration efforts in the Chagrin River watershed will receive a boost thanks to a $163,450 grant awarded by Ohio EPA.
April 16, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $540,000 for Two Franklin County Water Restoration Projects
Ohio EPA has awarded a $230,885 grant to the city of New Albany and a $308,220 grant to the Columbus & Franklin County Metropolitan Park District for projects to benefit local streams.
April 16, 2012 Ohio EPA Awards More Than $214,000 for Union County Restoration Project
Ohio EPA has awarded a $214,306 grant to The River Institute for a project to restore Powderlick Run in Union County.
April 4, 2012 Ohio, Michigan, U.S. EPA Officials Cooperating on Lake Erie Improvements
Nearly 100 citizens gathered at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge in Oregon today to hear from Ohio, Michigan and U.S. EPA environmental decision makers as they discussed cooperative efforts between the agencies for the common goal of protecting and improving water quality in Lake Erie’s western basin.
March 30, 2012 Ohio, Michigan, Federal Environmental Officials to Discuss Western Basin Lake Erie Issues
Ohio EPA Director Scott J. Nally will host a question and answer session for the public regarding water quality issues confronting the Western Basin of Lake Erie.
March 26, 2012 Public Invited to Comment on Ashtabula Harbor Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging of the Ashtabula Harbor federal navigation channel and its potential to impact Lake Erie water quality will be the focus of an April 9, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.
March 23, 2012 City of Wooster to Address Violations of Clean Water Act at City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the city of Wooster agreed to initiate operational changes and upgrade its wastewater treatment plant.
March 19, 2012 Ohio EPA Issues Final Permits to City of Warren and Patriot Water Treatment
Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally today issued final a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit renewal to the city of Warren and an additional Permit to Install (PTI) to Patriot Water Treatment LLC.
March 15, 2012 Ohio EPA Reports Results of Water Quality in Licking River Watershed
Fish and aquatic species are thriving at 40 Licking River watershed sites evaluated by Ohio EPA, according to exceptional biological results recorded in a recently published water quality study.
March 15, 2012 Annual Toledo Harbor Dredging Public Meeting Set
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2012, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel.
March 15, 2012 ODNR, ODA and OEPA Make Water Quality Recommendations
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency today announced their recommendations for reducing excess agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie.
March 14, 2012 Ohio EPA Accepting Comments Concerning Maintenance Dredging of Lorain Harbor Navigation Channel
Ohio EPA is reviewing an application submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging of the Lorain Harbor federal navigation channel.