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 22, 2021
Ohio EPA Meeting Set to Discuss Water Quality Certification for Nationwide Permits
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting with in-person and virtual options on Oct. 6, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed re-issuance of 41 nationwide permits and the state’s certification of those activities.

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.

September 17, 2021
Southeast Ohio Communities Receive $11.2 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Southeast Ohio are receiving more than $11.2 million in low-interest rate 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, 2021. Lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities more than $12.1 million.

September 17, 2021
Central Ohio Communities Receive $32 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Central Ohio are receiving more than $32 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 April 1 and June 30, 2021. Lower interest rates will save these communities more than $5 million.

September 17, 2021
Northeast Ohio Communities Receive $29.6 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Northeast Ohio are receiving more than $29.6 million in low-interest rate 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, 2021. Lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities more than $7.6 million.

September 17, 2021
Northwest Ohio Communities Receive $19 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA for Wastewater, Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
Communities in Northwest Ohio are receiving 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 April 1 and June 30, 2021. Lower interest rates and principal forgiveness will save these communities $3.97 million.

September 16, 2021
Ohio EPA Continues Outreach on Maumee Watershed Project
Ohio EPA’s third public outreach module on the Maumee Watershed Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) project is now available. The module highlights the ongoing nutrient reduction activities and research in the watershed.

September 8, 2021
Ohio EPA Accepting Public Comments on Step Three in Maumee Watershed Nutrient TMDL
Step three in Ohio EPA’s Maumee Watershed Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) project is available for public comment. For this step, the Agency is requesting public comments on the draft Loading Analysis Plan (LAP).

August 26, 2021
Wood County Landfill Proposing Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 to discuss a draft permit for a proposed lateral and vertical expansion of the Wood County Landfill in Bowling Green.

August 20, 2021
Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Marietta Water Treatment Plant
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing to discuss the receipt of applications for a modification to an existing wastewater discharge permit and a permit-to-install for the Marietta water treatment plant.

August 19, 2021
Public Hearing to Discuss the Central Waste Landfill Corrective Measures Plan
Ohio EPA will hold an in-person public meeting with a virtual option to discuss a potential corrective measures plan addressing impacts to ground water at the Central Waste Inc. Landfill, located at 12003 Oyster Road, Smith Township.

August 18, 2021
Ohio EPA Meeting About Sunny Farm Landfill Air Permit
Ohio EPA has issued a draft air permit to Sunny Farms Landfill in Seneca County that proposes to require the company to install equipment to control sulfur dioxide emissions from the landfill flare and continue to control hydrogen sulfide emissions from the landfill.

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.

August 3, 2021
Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Alliance Wastewater Treatment Plant
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the application for a water quality certification that, if approved, would allow the Alliance Wastewater Treatment Plant to construct a new sanitary sewer effluent pipeline.

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