August 22, 2013
Know the Law Before Open Burning in Adams County
Ohio EPA and the Portsmouth Local Air Agency urge Adams County residents to use proper safety precautions and follow Ohio EPA’s open burning regulations.

August 19, 2013
New Boston Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Design Sewer Improvements
Ohio EPA has issued a $400,000 interest-free loan to the village of New Boston to design important sanitary sewer improvements in Scioto County.

August 12, 2013
Highland Ridge Water Association Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Extend Water Service, Improve Water Quality, Pressure
Ohio EPA has issued a $717,037 zero-interest loan to Highland Ridge Water Association Inc. to construct the State Route 530 waterline extensions in Salem and Adams townships in Washington County.

July 24, 2013
Shawnee Water Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Distribution System, Improve Water Quality and Public Health
Ohio EPA has issued an $88,955.42 low-interest loan to the village of Shawnee in Perry County to help construct the second phase of a water distribution system replacement of undersized waterlines.

July 10, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards Grant to Carroll-Columbiana-Harrison Solid Waste District
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education mini grant to the Carroll-Columbiana-Harrison Solid Waste District to create an environmental education academy for teachers.

July 10, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grant to Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District
Ohio EPA has awarded the Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) an environmental education mini grant of $4,749 for “CSI: Shawnee,” a science camp at Camp Oyo and Shawnee State Park.

July 9, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $4,165 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Kleski Environmental Services
Ohio EPA has awarded Kleski Environmental Services a $4,165 environmental education mini grant to train employees to become Ohio EPA certified data collectors.

July 8, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Ohio River Basin Consortium
Ohio EPA has awarded the Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education a $5,000 environmental education mini grant for a demonstration rain garden in Marietta to benefit Washington and Athens counties.

July 5, 2013
Communities Surrounding Eastern Ohio Regional Wastewater Authority Join Ohio EPA Agreement
Martins Ferry, Bellaire, Bridgeport, Brookside and the Belmont County Sanitary Sewer District have joined an agreement with Ohio EPA to protect public health and the environment by reducing sewage overflows in the area.

July 3, 2013
Pike Water Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Extend Water Service, Improve Water Pressure
Ohio EPA has issued a $996,354 zero-interest loan to Pike Water Inc. to help construct the Potts Hill Rd. waterline extension between Twin and Paxton townships in Ross County.

July 3, 2013
Tuscarawas County Port Authority Property Cleared for Redevelopment
A New Philadelphia 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 Tuscarawas County Port Authority.

June 18, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $35,029 Environmental Education Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Ohio EPA has awarded $35,029 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio Inc. for the Camp Oty’Okwa Discovery Center in Hocking County.

June 14, 2013
West Union Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Aging Infrastructure, Improve Water Quality
Ohio EPA has issued a more than $1.5 million low-interest loan to the village of West Union to help replace a failing water main in a core area of town.

June 4, 2013
Ohio EPA Launches Studies of Lower Muskingum River, Southwest Ohio River Tributaries
As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching several studies this year of the lower Muskingum River tributaries and Southwest Ohio River Tributaries.

May 22, 2013
Belmont County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality Improvement

A $2.34 million interest-free Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) from Ohio EPA will fund a drinking water intake structure project that will provide Bellaire residents with a more reliable supply of drinking water.


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