October 4, 2021 Troy Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
An environmental covenant has been approved for the former Edwards Cleaners site, 1845 W. Main St., Troy. The covenant was issued under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after the property management investigated and remediated the site.
September 27, 2021 Environmental Education Mini Grants Awarded to Six Organizations throughout Ohio
Six Ohio organizations are receiving Ohio EPA Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) mini grants for projects focused on environmental education. The grants are being awarded statewide for a total of $19,594.
September 23, 2021 Ohio EPA Announces 2021 Encouraging Environmental Excellence Winners
Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson today recognized 15 organizations with the Agency’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) stewardship award.
September 17, 2021 Southwest Ohio Communities Receive $5.5 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Southwest Ohio are receiving more than $5.5 million in low-interest rate interest rate 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, 2021. Lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities more than $1.4 million.
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.