January 22, 2018 Perry County Communities Receive Financing from Ohio EPA for Storm Water, Sanitary Sewer Projects
In projects financed with loans from Ohio EPA, Perry County will install a sanitary sewage system in Moore’s Junction and Crooksville will study the feasibility of a storm water utility.
January 18, 2018 Ohio EPA Meeting to Discuss Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Permit Request
A request to grant a temporary variance from the mercury limits allowed in the Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC wastewater discharge permit will be the topic of a Feb. 1, 2018, Ohio EPA public meeting. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., immediately followed by a public hearing at the Piketon High School, 1414 Piketon Road, Piketon.
January 18, 2018 Public Meeting to Discuss Wastewater Discharge for Enon Quarry
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the receipt of an application to discharge wastewater from the Enon Sand and Gravel quarry in Clark County.
January 17, 2018 Danville Improving Wastewater Treatment Plant with Financing from Ohio EPA
Danville will improve the village’s wastewater treatment plant with a project financed by an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 17, 2018 Marion to Reduce Sewer Overflows with Financing from Ohio EPA
Marion is receiving an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA to continue efforts to reduce combined sewer overflows in the city.
January 17, 2018 Gallia County Improving Drinking Water System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Gallia County will improve drinking water service in the Kerr Booster Service Area in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 11, 2018 Grafton Improving Drinking Water System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Three projects will help ensure continued delivery of safe drinking water in Grafton. The village will replace its old water storage tank, a booster pump station and deteriorated water lines with financial assistance from Ohio EPA low-interest loans.
January 11, 2018 Youngstown Improving Wastewater Treatment; Project Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
Youngstown will rehabilitate and improve secondary sewage treatment infrastructure at the city’s wastewater treatment plant with financing from a low-interest rate loan from Ohio EPA.
January 11, 2018 Toronto Preparing Drinking Water Plan with Financing from Ohio EPA
Toronto is developing an asset management plan for the city’s public drinking water system in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 10, 2018 Cincinnati Replacing Beech Avenue Water Main; Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA
With help from a low-interest Ohio EPA loan, Greater Cincinnati Water Works is replacing the Beech Avenue water main, eliminating deteriorated pipes and reducing water loss in the distribution system.
January 10, 2018 Ottawa County Improving Wastewater Plant with Financing from Ohio EPA
Ottawa County will replace aging, deteriorating equipment on the county’s regional wastewater treatment plant with financing from low-interest rate loan from Ohio EPA.
January 10, 2018 Muskingum County Extending Water Service with Financing from Ohio EPA
Muskingum County is extending public drinking water service to 273 residences and businesses to the unincorporated area around Cannelville in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 8, 2018 Ohio EPA Offers Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversion Grants
A new grant from Ohio EPA will assist owners of diesel- or gasoline-powered class 7 and 8 vehicles (weighing at least 26,000 pounds) to convert or replace engines to use compressed natural gas (CNG), liquified natural gas (LNG), or liquid petroleum gas (LPG, such as propane or butane). These cleaner fuels and technologies help improve air quality by reducing diesel emissions such as nitrogen oxide and fine particulates. Grants also may be used for bi-fueled or dual-fueled vehicles that can run on both an alternative fuel and gasoline or diesel fuel.
January 4, 2018 Ohio EPA Holding Public Hearing to Discuss Permit for Iron Briquette Manufacturer in Toledo
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments at a Jan. 18, 2018, public meeting on a draft air emissions permit for an iron briquette manufacturing facility in Toledo. The IronUnits plant plans to locate on the former Ironville Terminal brownfield site at Front Street and Millard Avenue in East Toledo.
December 27, 2017 Ohio EPA Sets Record Year with Nearly $1 Billion to Improve Water Quality in 2017
Ohio EPA issued more than $936 million this year to finance projects that upgrade drinking water infrastructure and improve the quality of Ohio’s lakes, rivers and streams — more than ever before in the 28-year history of the state’s revolving loan programs. All Ohio EPA loans are provided to communities at below market rates, and this year resulted in a combined savings of more than $150 million for Ohio’s counties, cities and villages.