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.

October 1, 2021
BDM Warren Steel Holdings LLC Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
BDM Warren Steel Holdings LLC has completed remediation at the former RG Steel LLC property, 999 Pine Avenue SE, Warren, and the property has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

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.

July 28, 2021
Ohio EPA Grants $1.5 Million for Recycling and Litter Prevention to Northwest Ohio
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $1.5 million this year in grants to 23 local governments, businesses, and nonprofit organizations throughout northwest 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.

May 5, 2021
Parma Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Property owners at the former General Motors Powertrain (GMPT) Assembly Plant, 5520 Chevrolet Blvd., Parma, received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the site.

May 4, 2021
Columbus Property Receives Amended Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Property owners at the Gowdy North Property, 1045 and 1145 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, have received what’s known as an amended covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

March 23, 2021
Mentor Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Property owners at the Mentor City Shopping Center, 7837-7891 Mentor Ave., received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the site.

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 22, 2021
Parma Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Property owners at the former General Motors Powertrain (GMPT) Assembly Plant, 5520 Chevrolet Blvd., Parma, received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the site.

November 9, 2020
Recycling Grants Available from Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for recycling and litter prevention grants to public and private organizations around the state. The application deadline is Feb. 5, 2021, at 3 p.m.

September 27, 2019
Ohio EPA Celebrates 25 Years of Cleanups, Redevelopment of Old Industrial Properties around the State
A revitalization project in Cleveland’s Flats East is among the most recent properties to be returned to productive use during the 25-year history of Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program. The innovative program has benefitted communities across the state economically and environmentally by encouraging property owners to voluntarily clean up their land for redevelopment.

May 21, 2019
Ohio EPA Awards $4 Million for 2019 Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $4 million this year in grant funding to 66 local governments, businesses and nonprofit organizations throughout Ohio to establish and implement recycling, litter prevention, recycling market development and scrap tire recycling programs.

May 14, 2019
The Buckeye State Investing in a Sustainable Recycling System
COLUMBUS, OH (May 14, 2019) – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA), solid waste management districts (SWMDs), material recovery facilities (MRFs), haulers, Ohio communities and The Recycling Partnership (The Partnership) are coming together to tackle the issue of non-recyclable trash in recycling by investing in education and outreach in pilot areas around the state. Six grants have been awarded to a strategically and geographically diverse group of communities that represent four different major MRFsheds within Ohio to work with The Partnership to create the best model for replicable success statewide

March 27, 2019
Registration Still Open for Annual Sustainability Conference
Seats are still available for Ohio EPA’s second annual Sustainability Conference, April 17, 2019, in Columbus. For the conference, Ohio EPA brings together businesses, organizations and communities to discuss sustainability and provide information about the Agency’s technical assistance services.

July 9, 2018
Youngstown Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
The city of Youngstown has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after the city investigated and remediated the former Joseph Demsey Steel Company in Youngstown.

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