April 30, 2013
Ohio EPA Accepting Nominees for Environmental Excellence Recognition
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for the Silver Level Award in its environmental recognition program.

April 26, 2013
Ohio Water Resources Council Endorses Walnut Creek Watershed Balanced Growth Plan
The Ohio Water Resources Council has endorsed a watershed balanced growth plan for Walnut Creek in Central Ohio.

April 25, 2013
Ohio Water Resources Council Adopts Watershed Balanced Growth Strategy
The Ohio Water Resources Council (OWRC), affiliated with Ohio EPA, approved a strategy for best local land use practices to link land uses with protecting Ohio’s waterways.

April 22, 2013
National Program Awards Ohio EPA Bronze Recognition for its Environmental Accomplishments
Ohio EPA has been awarded bronze recognition from the State Electronics Challenge—a national environmental stewardship program—for decreasing the environmental footprint of its computer equipment.

April 5, 2013
Project Priorities Approved for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund
The list of fundable projects for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) has been finalized under the 2013 WPCLF Program Management Plan, a document that describes how Ohio EPA prioritizes projects, distributes funds and administers the WPCLF.

April 4, 2013
Ohio EPA Proposes Changes to the Drinking Water Loan Program
Ohio EPA has proposed amended guidelines for $150 million in loan funds set aside for upgrades to public drinking water treatment systems.

March 5, 2013
Ohio EPA Announces Environmental Education Grant Process
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for environmental education grants through April 2, 2013.

February 28, 2013
Fish Consumption Advisories Updated for 2013
This year’s Ohio fish consumption advisory includes updates for several locations based on samples that were taken from five lakes and 12 streams in 2011.

February 11, 2013
Ohio EPA Issues Draft General Permit for Construction Storm Water Discharges
A general permit that regulates storm water discharges from construction activities is being updated, and Ohio EPA has scheduled a public hearing to take comments on the proposal.

January 31, 2013
Applications Sought for 2014 Water Quality Improvement Grants
Ohio EPA is seeking proposals for funding from local governments, park districts, and other organizations that will restore or improve waterways in the state.

December 5, 2012
Ohio Balanced Growth Program Offers Financial Incentives for Watershed Protection
The Ohio Balanced Growth Program offers financial incentives for communities that link land-use planning to the health of watersheds and major water bodies.

November 19, 2012
Ohio EPA Recognizes Five Companies With Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA has identified the first award recipients for Encouraging Environmental Excellence (Ɛ3), a new program to recognize organizations committed to environmental excellence at all levels.

October 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Proposes Additions to Drinking Water Operator Certification Rules
Ohio EPA has proposed rules that would allow external organizations to administer tests for water operator certification and is accepting comments through the close of business on Nov. 13, 2012.

October 24, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for Recycling Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for various recycling grants and will host an informational meeting on the 2013 grant application process on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.

October 23, 2012
Ohio EPA Takes Note of Environmental Improvements on its 40th Anniversary
After 40 years of dedication and hard work to help improve the environment, the state can reflect with pride on the great strides Ohio EPA has made since the Agency was formed on October 23, 1972.

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