January 22, 2021 Ohio EPA Proposes Water Quality Certification for Nationwide Permits
Ohio EPA is holding a virtual hearing revising its water quality certifications that regulate several categories of similar dredge and fill-type activities that can be covered under a single, nationwide permit.
January 13, 2021 Ohio EPA, ODOT Award Diesel Emission Reduction Grants for Public Transit
The Ohio Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant (DERG) Program has awarded eight grants totaling almost $10 million for replacing 40 aging diesel transit buses with newer, cleaner diesel or alternative fuel technology. Twenty-three of the buses will be powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), nine by propane, and eight by new cleaner diesel technology.
January 8, 2021 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Lake White Dam Improvements Project
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting on Jan. 21, 2021, to discuss an application for a water quality certification for a proposed project at Lake White Dam.
December 29, 2020 Ohio EPA Completes Testing Drinking Water Under Ohio PFAS Action Plan
Today, Ohio EPA announced that it has received the final testing results for the presence of certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water from Ohio’s public water systems, bringing to a close the Agency’s statewide sampling initiative of almost 1,550 public water systems under Ohio’s PFAS Action Plan.
December 28, 2020 Ohio EPA Finalizes 2021 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA has finalized the Agency’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) 2021 Program Management Plan. The fund provides financial and technical assistance for wastewater infrastructure and restoration projects that improve the quality of Ohio's rivers, streams, lakes, and other water bodies.
December 24, 2020 2020 Edition of Statewide Watershed Nutrient Study Released
Ohio EPA has released its 2020 Nutrient Mass Balance study.
December 22, 2020 Ohio EPA Announces First-Year H2Ohio Accomplishments to Improve Water Quality in Ohio
This week, Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson outlined the progress the Agency has made in the first year of Governor Mike DeWine’s H2Ohio initiative, which has a goal to provide safe and clean water for Ohioans while ensuring the long-term health of our lakes and waterways.
December 17, 2020 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for American Transmission Systems Application
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, to discuss an application for a water quality certification for American Transmission Systems in Portage County.
December 17, 2020 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Chagrin Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant Variance
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, about a mercury variance permit modification for the discharge from the Chagrin Falls Meadow Lane Wastewater Treatment Plant to the Chagrin River.
December 8, 2020 Ohio Announces $12 Million in Grants to Improve Air Quality
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson announced today that nearly $12 million in grants will be awarded to 40 entities, including 10 Ohio school districts, to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles and equipment.
December 2, 2020 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Opalocka Wastewater Treatment Plant Variance
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting on Dec. 15, 2020, about an application received requesting a mercury variance for the wastewater discharge from the Opalocka Wastewater Treatment Plant to Marsh Hawk Run.
December 2, 2020 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Bainbridge Wastewater Treatment Plant Application
Ohio EPA will hold a virtual public meeting about an application for a proposed wastewater treatment plant and sanitary sewer system in the village of Bainbridge.
November 30, 2020 Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold Quarterly Meeting
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will hold its next quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held through a virtual format, and the public can register to participate here.
November 25, 2020 Ohio EPA Hearing for Proposed Rules on Waste Program Merge
Ohio EPA will be holding a virtual public hearing on proposed new rules to merge the industrial waste program and the residual waste program.
November 25, 2020 Ohio Lake Erie Commission Requests Public Comments about Black River Area of Concern
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission and Ohio EPA are accepting comments for the proposed removal of a beneficial use impairment of degradation of aesthetics within the Black River Area of Concern.