January 25, 2013 Ohio EPA Announces Results of Walhonding River and Muskingum River Tributaries Study
Ohio EPA is announcing the results of the first comprehensive biological and water quality study of the Walhonding and Muskingum River tributaries in Southeast Ohio.
January 15, 2013 Ohio EPA To Host Hearing Regarding Wesselman Road Sewer Project
Ohio EPA will host a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on January 29, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed permit-to-install for the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD).
January 10, 2013 Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Toledo Harbor Dredging
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel.
January 7, 2013 Environmental Regulators To Host Public Meeting Regarding Clean Water Limited
A group of environmental regulators including Ohio EPA, the Regional Air Pollution Control Agency and Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County’s Environmental Health Divison, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, to offer area residents an opportunity to discuss the Drexel-based Clean Water Limited facility.
December 27, 2012 Public Invited to Comment on Cleveland Harbor Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a Jan. 10, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland.
December 24, 2012 City of Aurora Secures Funding for Chagrin River Restoration Project
The city of Aurora will receive $4.7 million through the Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) to restore and protect more than a mile of the Aurora Branch of the Chagrin River, Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally announced today.
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 30, 2012 Valleyview Mobile Home Park Agrees to Upgrade Wastewater System
As part of an agreement with Ohio EPA, the owners of Valleyview Mobile Home Park, 110 E. Hickory Grove Road, Urbana, have agreed to upgrade its wastewater handling and treatment system and institute a regular sampling schedule for the treated wastewater.
November 20, 2012 Ohio EPA Seeks Public Comments on Aurora Golf Course Funding Application
Ohio EPA recently completed an environmental assessment for a proposed project to restore a portion of the Aurora Branch of the Chagrin River on the Aurora Golf Course and restore it to a natural condition.
November 9, 2012 U.S. EPA Approves Report about Small Tributaries to Lake Erie, Maumee River
An Ohio EPA a water quality report about tributary streams to the lower Maumee River and Lake Erie was approved recently by U.S. EPA. The Ohio EPA report discusses stream impairments and suggests actions that can be taken to eliminate problems.
November 9, 2012 Ohio EPA Issues Draft Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
Ohio EPA has issued a draft permit to the American Energy Corporation (AEC) for discharging treated runoff and drainage from the company’s Century Mine (43521 Mayhugh Hill Rd., Beallsville) into Piney Creek.
October 18, 2012 Washington Co. Commissioners Agree to Address Public Health Nuisance in Unsewered Devola
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the Washington County Board of Commissioners has agreed to develop a plan to alleviate a public health nuisance resulting from ground water pollution in the unincorporated area of Devola, located along County Road 341, State Route 60 and Elm Tree Lane.
October 4, 2012 Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Franklin County Quarry Discharge
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Oct. 16, 2012, at 6 p.m. to discuss water quality impacts of potential discharges from Marble Cliff Quarry (2650 Old Dublin Rd., Hilliard) into the Scioto River.
October 3, 2012 Ohio EPA Will Revise General Permit To Cover Hydrostatic Test Water Discharges
Ohio EPA has issued a draft general permit to cover hydrostatic test water discharges of short duration from Ohio facilities, and will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. to accept comments on the draft.
October 1, 2012 Public Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Draft General Marina Storm Water Permit
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on a draft general permit to regulate storm water discharge associated with industrial activities at marinas.