January 25, 2013
Ohio EPA Announces Results of Walhonding River and Muskingum River Tributaries Study
Ohio EPA is announcing the results of the first comprehensive biological and water quality study of the Walhonding and Muskingum River tributaries in Southeast Ohio.

January 24, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $45,000 Environmental Education Grant to Ohio University for Virtual Boat
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education grant worth $45,253 to Ohio University in Athens County for a virtual learning experience.

December 6, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing On Draft Air Permit for Washington County Facility
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Wed., Dec. 19, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. about a draft air permit issued to Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC to replace two existing coal-fired boilers with two new boilers at Kraton’s Belpre facility.

November 29, 2012
Former General Clay Products Property in Logan Cleared for Redevelopment
Another local 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 Hocking County Board of Commissioners.

November 14, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Clean Diesel School Bus Grants
Children in eight Ohio school districts will benefit from Ohio EPA grants awarded to install pollution control equipment on 75 buses and idle reduction technology on 68 buses as part of Ohio EPA’s Clean Diesel School Bus Grant program.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Draft Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
Ohio EPA has issued a draft permit to the American Energy Corporation (AEC) for discharging treated runoff and drainage from the company’s Century Mine (43521 Mayhugh Hill Rd., Beallsville) into Piney Creek.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grants to Columbiana and Harrison County Schools
Ohio EPA has awarded nearly $10,000 in environmental education mini grants to equip learning labs for the Harrison Hills City Schools and Lisbon Exempted Village Schools districts and help students and teachers improve their research and technology skills to promote environmental sustainability.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Barnesville Hospital Association
Ohio EPA has awarded a $5,000 environmental education mini grant to the Barnesville Hospital Association Inc. to help residents of Belmont and Monroe counties learn more about the human health and environmental threats from mercury and to exchange thermometers containing mercury for safer ones.

November 2, 2012
Early Air Quality Data Near Gas Drilling Site Shows Clear Air
The first four months of air quality data collected near a shale gas drilling well shows the air remains clean.

October 22, 2012
Attorney General DeWine, Ohio EPA Praise Orders to Comply for Landfill Violations
Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency praised the contempt order signed recently against Joseph G. Scugoza, Crossridge Landfill, and C&D Disposal Technologies immediately granting the State a $19 million judgment for stipulated penalties regarding ongoing violations at the Crossridge Landfill in Jefferson County.

October 18, 2012
Washington Co. Commissioners Agree to Address Public Health Nuisance in Unsewered Devola
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the Washington County Board of Commissioners has agreed to develop a plan to alleviate a public health nuisance resulting from ground water pollution in the unincorporated area of Devola, located along County Road 341, State Route 60 and Elm Tree Lane.

October 18, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Cytec Final Permit Modification for Cleanup
Ohio EPA has issued a final hazardous waste permit modification for Cytec Industries Inc. (1405 Greene St., Marietta).

August 17, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Ironton Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the former Ironton Iron Works property located at 2520 South Third Street in Ironton.

July 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
An application for a permit to discharge treated runoff and drainage from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek will be the focus of an Aug. 14, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

July 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
An application for a permit to discharge treated runoff and drainage from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek will be the focus of an Aug. 14, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

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