September 30, 2013 Scrapping and Saving: NCI Composts Food Waste, Models Significant Savings Nationwide Thanks to ODRC, Ohio EPA and Local SWMD Partnership, Grant
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) Director Gary C. Mohr and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) Director Scott J. Nally unveiled a new cost-cutting composting system and forward-thinking food waste recycling management program today at the Noble Correctional Institution (NCI), 15708 McConnelsville Rd. in Caldwell.
August 30, 2013 Jefferson County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Infrastructure, Improve Water Quality and Public Health
Ohio EPA has issued a $877,906 low-interest loan to the city of Toronto to help replace existing waterlines and re-establish a reliable water distribution system.
August 30, 2013 Meigs County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Infrastructure, Improve Water Quality and Capacity
Ohio EPA has issued a $123,574 low-interest loan to the Tuppers Plains/Chester Water District to help replace the existing waterline and booster station at State Route 681.
August 29, 2013 Ohio EPA Reports Results of Sandy Creek Watershed Study
An Ohio EPA report finds Northeast Ohio’s Sandy Creek watershed provides a relatively healthy environment for fish and other aquatic life.
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.