September 25, 2018 Six Organizations Receive Ohio EPA Education Grants
Six Ohio organizations are receiving Ohio EPA Environmental Education mini grants for projects focused on habitat restoration, storm water management and environmental careers. Six mini grants are being awarded statewide for a total of $27,009.
September 21, 2018 Ohio EPA Issues Permit for Wayne County Biosolids Storage Pond
Ohio EPA issued a final permit-to-install today for the Wiles Storage Pond. The permit allows Buckeye Biogas, LLC, to build a 9.2-million-gallon storage pond in Canaan Township to store anaerobically digested biosolids from the company’s Wooster facility.
September 20, 2018 Meeting Set for Water Quality Impacts from New Napoleon Bridge Construction
Ohio EPA will present information and accept comments at a public hearing for a water quality certification related to a proposed new bridge over the Maumee River to connect State Route 110 to State Route 424 and Industrial Drive in Napoleon. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Henry County Commissioners Chambers, 1853 Oakwood Ave., Napoleon.
September 20, 2018 Yellow Springs Company Earns Ohio EPA’s Top Environmental Stewardship Award
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler is recognizing YSI Inc. today with Ohio EPA’s highest environmental stewardship honor in a flag-raising event highlighting the company’s focus on efficiency, protecting water resources and public outreach.
September 13, 2018 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Oxford Mining Company – APV Mining Area
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing to take comments on a draft wastewater discharge permit that would allow Oxford Mining APV Area to construct wastewater collection, treatment and disposal units serving the mining complex.
September 13, 2018 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Cuyahoga River Fish Consumption
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposed removal of beneficial use impairments for fish consumption within the Cuyahoga River Area of Concern.
September 11, 2018 Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold September Meeting at Camp Perry in Port Clinton
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will hold its next quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Camp Perry, Building 600, 1000 Lawrence Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452.
August 23, 2018 Ohio EPA Selects Environmental Scholarship Winners
Twenty-one environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund.
August 23, 2018 Ohio EPA Seeking Public Comments on Refinery’s Injection Wells
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, to accept public comments about draft permits which, if approved, would allow Lima Refining Co. to begin using three new Class 1 non-hazardous wastewater injection wells on the refinery property in Lima.
August 22, 2018 PEW Charitable Trusts Identifies Ohio EPA Among Agencies with Innovative Approach to Helping Businesses Navigate Regulations
Ohio’s EPA’s Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP) earned the attention of the Pew Charitable Trusts this month for the Agency’s innovative approach to providing free, customized and confidential support to help businesses achieve and maintain compliance with environmental laws and regulations. The PEW Report was part of the policy-focused, nonprofit organization’s research into state-based programs which provide an essential public service (e.g. protecting human health and the environment), while also encouraging business growth and job creation.
August 17, 2018 Ohio EPA Grant to Assist Winona Residents with Drinking Water Wells; Community Water System Slated for Decommission
Ohio EPA is giving a $220,000 grant to the Columbiana County Health District to assist homeowners in Winona with the installation of private wells. The community’s water system, which has had ongoing, expensive maintenance issues, will permanently cease operations later this year.
August 14, 2018 Ohio EPA Considering Permit Variance for Liberty Center Wastewater Plant
A request to grant a variance from the mercury limits allowed in the Liberty Center wastewater treatment plant discharge permit will be the topic of an Aug. 28, 2018, Ohio EPA public meeting. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., immediately followed by a public hearing at the Liberty Center Municipal Building, 110 East St.
August 13, 2018 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for U.S. Route 62
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the receipt of application from the Ohio Department of Transportation for a water quality certification for a project to raise the roadway and replace six culverts to alleviate flooding along a section of U.S. Route 62.
August 7, 2018 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Haverhill Coke Co., LLC
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the receipt of application for a Title V air permit allowing Haverhill Coke Co., LLC to continue to operate.
August 7, 2018 Northwest Ohio Communities Receive $87 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Northwest Ohio are receiving nearly $87 million in low-interest and principal forgiveness funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between April 1 and June 30, 2018.