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 23, 2012
Mahoning County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of YWCA of Youngstown Housing LLC, another Youngstown property has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

March 23, 2012
Summit County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Cuyahoga Falls, a local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

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.

March 22, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing about Draft Solid Waste Permit for DP&L’s Proposed Carter Hollow Landfill
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on April 5, 2012, to accept comments about a draft solid waste permit issued to the Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L) related to its proposed Carter Hollow Landfill

March 22, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Belmont County
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in Belmont County meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard.

March 21, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Steubenville Area
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in the Steubenville-Weirton, W.V., area, meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard.

March 20, 2012
State, Marietta Company Settle Hazardous Waste Violations
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that the State of Ohio has entered into a Consent Order with Eramet Marietta Inc. (16705 SR 7 South, Marietta).

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 15, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold March 26 Hearing on the 2013 Agenda for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund
The Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) is accepting comments on its proposed agenda for 2013 grant programs, environmental science and engineering initiatives, watershed awareness and water quality monitoring for students and adults.

March 15, 2012
Ohio EPA Will Help Industries with Safer Chemistry Challenge
Ohio EPA is partnering with Ohio industries for the 2025 Safer Chemistry Challenge Program (SCCP), a new voluntary initiative of the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable, with a goal to reduce the use of selected chemicals by 25 percent by 2025.

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.

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