July 16, 2015
DeGraff to Improve Sewers with Ohio EPA Funds
The Village of DeGraff will install a new pump station and force main between DeGraff and Quincy to replace the aging and failing equipment and infrastructure. Design of the project is being financed with an interest-free loan recently awarded to the village by Ohio EPA.

July 1, 2015
Ohio EPA Recognizes Eight Organizations with Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA has awarded eight environmentally innovative organizations with this year’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Silver Awards. The E3 program recognizes organizations committed to environmental excellence.

June 5, 2015
Study of St. Marys River Watershed Underway by Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA has begun a water quality study of the St. Marys River watershed in Auglaize, Mercer, Shelby and Van Wert counties. The St. Marys River combines with the St. Joseph River to form the Maumee River in Fort Wayne, Ind.

June 4, 2015
Xenia Property Cleaned Up under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Two local organizations and the city of Xenia have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for the former Ohio Veterans’ Children’s Home property located at 690 Home Ave., Xenia.

May 6, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to Dayton Archaeological Park
SunWatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park in Dayton strives to preserve and present the history of the Fort Ancient American Indian culture. The prairie was an important part of their life. With a grant this year from Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund, SunWatch will reclaim five acres of prairie, benefitting the park’s mission and the local environment.

April 20, 2015
Ohio EPA Orders Cleanup of Illegal Scrap Tire Dump in Logan County
Ohio EPA has ordered the operator of an illegal scrap tire dump near Huntsville in Logan County to remove and properly dispose of more than 100,000 scrap tires from three acres of land at 4971 County Road 130.

April 13, 2015
Ohio Environmental Education Fund Grant-Writing Workshop Scheduled at Miami University
How do you find funding for your environmental education project or program? And once you find it, how do you write a winning grant proposal?

April 9, 2015
Grants Help Recycling Partnerships, Support Ohio’s Glass Manufacturers
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $459,298 in grants to help direct waste glass that would end up in landfills to Ohio’s manufacturers in the form of cullet – clean bits of ground jars, bottles and windows. Ohio manufacturers need recycled glass to produce new glass products, including glass bottles and fiberglass. About 90 percent of glass containers used in Ohio ends up in landfills. Using recycled glass costs less than using raw materials by reducing energy demands.

April 6, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards $4,930 Environmental Education Grant to Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency
The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency will expand its idle-free campaign to continue reducing air pollution from idling auto engines in areas where children gather. Funding is coming from a $4,930 Ohio EPA environmental education grant.

April 3, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Grant to Manure Science Review Program
The annual Manure Science Review educates Ohio farmers on manure nutrient management. To further this effort, Ohio EPA awarded Ohio State University Extension a $5,000 environmental education grant to help fund this year’s event.

April 3, 2015
Former NCR Property Cleaned Up Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Two development companies associated with the University of Dayton have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for a University of Dayton West Campus property located at the southwest corner of Stewart and Main streets in Dayton.

April 2, 2015
Ohio EPA Meeting about Pierce Township Air Quality Rating
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in Pierce Township (Clermont County) meets the federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide (SO2).

March 3, 2015
Ohio EPA, Montgomery County Supporting Glass Recycling Program
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is joining Ohio EPA’s efforts to recover more glass waste in the state.

February 3, 2015
Ohio EPA Director Visits Washing Systems to Recognize Company for Environmental Excellence, Leadership
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Washing Systems, LLC, in Loveland today to recognize the company for its ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship. He toured the facility and learned how the company made a commitment to research and develop products that clean better, more efficiently and without chemicals that have harmful effects on human health and the environment.

January 13, 2015
Ohio EPA Director Visits Wright-Patterson AFB to Recognize Base for Environmental Excellence, Leadership
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Fairborn today to recognize the base for its ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship. He toured the facility and learned about the base leadership’s commitment to include recycling and conservation as part of its mission.

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