June 5, 2015 Franklin County to Improve Wastewater Treatment, Reduce Nutrients with Ohio EPA Funds
Franklin County will begin design work – the pre-construction phase – this year in an upgrade of the Darbydale wastewater treatment plant to reduce nutrient discharges and improve water quality in Big Darby Creek, thanks to a zero-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
May 22, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $600,000 for 2015 Litter Management Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding $599,445 in grant funding to 41 local governments to support local litter cleanup events and tire amnesty programs.
May 21, 2015 London to Improve Drinking Water System with Ohio EPA Funds
London will construct a 1 million gallon water tower to help improve its water distribution and service to its customers, thanks to a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
May 18, 2015 Ohio EPA Director Recognizes City of Euclid; Visits Euclid Wastewater Treatment Plant
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler today recognized Euclid for its efforts to improve and protect Lake Erie’s water quality through major improvements to the sewer system and Euclid Wastewater Treatment Plant, and for setting an example of how to best use Ohio EPA’s technical and financial assistance programs.
April 22, 2015 Toledo to Improve Drinking Water System with Ohio EPA Funds
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler observed Earth Day in Toledo today, joining Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson to announce upgrades at the city’s drinking water treatment plant designed to improve the ability to remove harmful algal blooms (HABs).
March 17, 2015 Bellville to Improve Wastewater Treatment with Ohio EPA Funds
Bellville is upgrading its wastewater treatment to make the overall process more effective, including removing more ammonia, to improve water quality and reduce nutrients in Clear Fork Mohican River, thanks to an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 5, 2015 Ohio EPA Finalizes 2015 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA has finalized the 2015 program management plan for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF). The WPCLF is a revolving loan fund that provides low-interest loans and other financial and technical assistance for a variety of projects to address the quality of Ohio's rivers, streams, lakes and other water bodies.
November 20, 2014 Ohio EPA Celebrates 25th Year of Loan Program to Help Communities Clean up Water Pollution
The Maumee River and Swan Creek, the Ottawa River and Lake Erie are a few examples where Ohioans are seeing nutrient and bacteria levels drop, thanks in part to a loan program Ohio EPA started 25 years ago. The Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) allows communities to borrow money at below-market rates to improve their wastewater treatment systems.
November 10, 2014 Ohio EPA Proposes 2015 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA will hold a meeting on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, to discuss the Agency’s draft 2015 program management plan for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF). The WPCLF provides financial and technical assistance for a variety of projects, addressing the quality of Ohio's rivers, streams, lakes and other water bodies.
March 24, 2014 Springfield Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
A site with a long industrial history in Springfield has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
January 28, 2014 Ohio EPA Accepting Pre-Applications For Financial Assistance For Drinking Water Projects
Communities seeking help with funding drinking water infrastructure projects for 2015 need to nominate their projects by March 1, 2014, to be considered for funding through Ohio EPA’s Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA).
January 22, 2014 Ohio EPA Issues Final 2014 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA has released the final 2014 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) Program Management Plan.
January 13, 2014 Mingo Junction Project Receives $2.4 Million Low-Interest Ohio EPA Loan for Sewers
Ohio EPA has issued a $2.4 million low-interest loan to Mingo Junction to help separate the village’s sanitary and storm sewers.
November 26, 2013 Ohio EPA Provides Planning and Design Loans to City of Akron
Ohio EPA is providing two more loans to the city of Akron to continue upgrading the city’s sanitary sewer and drinking water systems.
November 5, 2013 Ohio EPA Proposes 2014 Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program Management Plan
Ohio EPA will hold a meeting on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, to discuss Ohio EPA’s draft program management plan for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF).