August 4, 2021 Ohio EPA Selects 2021 Environmental Scholarship Winners
Nine environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund to study at Ohio colleges and universities. Students were selected based on academic performance, as well as research, employment/internships, leadership, letters of recommendation from education or environmental professionals, and other specified criteria.
July 28, 2021 Ohio EPA Grants $1.1 Million for Recycling and Litter Prevention in Southwest Ohio
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $1.1 million this year in grants to 24 local governments, businesses, and nonprofit organizations throughout southwest Ohio to implement recycling, litter prevention, market development, and scrap tire recycling programs. Statewide, the Agency is issuing more than $6 million in grant funding to 103 recipients, with more than $3.1 million specifically for community and litter prevention grants.
June 15, 2021 Ohio EPA Offering Grants to Replace Diesel-Powered Off-Road Equipment with Electric-Powered Equipment
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for 2021 Diesel Mitigation Trust Fund grants through Aug. 13, 2021. Grants are available for off-road equipment operating in 26 priority counties.
June 3, 2021 Ohio EPA Meeting About Wastewater Permit for Preble County Quarry
Ohio EPA is considering an application for a wastewater discharge permit for the Barrett Paving Materials Lewisburg quarry. The new quarry is at the site of the former Wysong Stone Quarry.
May 25, 2021 Ohio EPA Meeting About Wastewater Permit for Waynesville Campground
Ohio EPA is considering a wastewater discharge permit application for a new wastewater treatment system for Frontier Campground in Waynesville.
May 7, 2021 Ohio EPA Meeting About Wastewater Permit for Milford Business
Ohio EPA is considering applications for a new wastewater treatment system and associated discharge for a proposed new tavern located at 222 Wooster Pike, Milford.
April 30, 2021 Environmental Education Grants Awarded to Twelve Organizations throughout Ohio
Twelve Ohio organizations are receiving Ohio EPA Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) grants for projects focused on habitat restoration and environmental education. The grants are being awarded statewide for a total of $225,215.
April 29, 2021 Southwest Ohio Communities Receive $2.6 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Southwest Ohio are receiving more than $2.6 million in low-interest rate funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2021. The lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities more than $1.2 million.
April 23, 2021 Seven Ohio Communities Earn Ohio EPA’s First Encouraging Environmental Excellence for Communities Award
Seven Ohio communities have received the first community environmental stewardship awards from Ohio EPA.
April 7, 2021 Ohio EPA Meeting About Hamilton County Asphalt Plant Permit
Ohio EPA is considering an application from Valley Asphalt for an air permit that would allow the company to replace an existing hot mix asphalt plant with a plant of identical production capacity in Hamilton County.
March 25, 2021 Ohio EPA Meeting to Discuss Proposed Biodigester
Ohio EPA is considering an application for a wastewater permit-to-install (PTI) from Synthica Energy LLC for a proposed anaerobic digester in Cincinnati.
March 22, 2021 Urbana Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Property owners at the former Johnson Manufacturing Company property, 605 Miami Street, Urbana, received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the site.
March 8, 2021 Ohio EPA Awards Grants for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Ohio EPA has awarded $3.25 million in grants to support the installation of more than 500 publicly accessible Level 2 electric vehicle charging ports at more than 170 locations in 22 counties. The grants will help improve Ohioans’ access to electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
February 22, 2021 Dublin Team Wins Ohio 2021 Future City Competition
Remote Learning Academy in Dublin has won the Ohio region of DiscoverE’s Future City Competition. This year’s annual competition was held virtually. The students next will represent Ohio in the national competition, which also will be held virtually on April 7, 2021.
January 29, 2021 Southwest Ohio Communities Receive $19 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Southwest Ohio have been awarded more than $19 million in low-interest rate funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020. The lower interest rates will save these communities more than $2.68 million.