November 1, 2013
Pickaway County Property Cleared for Redevelopment
A Circleville brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of the city of Circleville and CircleGreen LLC, the current owner.

October 9, 2013
Summit County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Barberton, a local brownfield has been investigated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is ready for redevelopment.

October 9, 2013
Cleveland Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Cleveland, another local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is ready for redevelopment.

September 26, 2013
Hamilton County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
The Surrey Square Mall, located at 4500 Montgomery Road in Norwood, has been investigated and cleaned to standards appropriate for commercial or industrial redevelopment.

September 23, 2013
Ohio EPA Partners With Keep Ohio Beautiful
Ohio EPA will provide a $150,000 grant and partner with Keep Ohio Beautiful (KOB) to help enforce anti-littering laws, educate the public and stimulate collection and containment of litter.

September 20, 2013
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Canton and Bruening Shepler Associates Inc. (the volunteers), another local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is targeted for redevelopment.

September 20, 2013
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Lorain County Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an urban setting designation (USD) for a 31-acre property located at 377 Woodland Avenue in Elyria.

September 19, 2013
Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for 2014 Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for various recycling and litter prevention grants and will host an informational meeting on the 2014 grant application process on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

August 22, 2013
Cleveland Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Cleveland, another industrial brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is targeted for redevelopment into a residential neighborhood.

August 20, 2013
Greene County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Wright State University’s National Center for Medical Readiness will have a new home on land that formerly housed the Southwestern Portland Cement Company, later Cemex.

August 20, 2013
Dayton Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
A former foundry site, active from 1897 until 1981, has been investigated and cleaned to commercial or industrial standards thanks to the voluntary efforts of the city of Dayton.

August 16, 2013
Toledo Property Approved for Redevelopment
Through the voluntary efforts of the property owner, a Toledo brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing investigation under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

August 13, 2013
Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Ashtabula Sept. 4; State, Federal Help Available to Redevelop Blighted Properties
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties.

August 9, 2013
Ohio EPA Encourages Recycling During Pelotonia with Recycling Grant
Thanks to a recycling grant from Ohio EPA, Pelotonia, the fund-raising bike tour with One Goal to End Cancer, will feature a comprehensive recycling program for the first time ever.

July 15, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grants to West Liberty-Salem and Graham Local Schools
Two school districts in Champaign and Logan counties will receive Ohio EPA environmental education mini grants to help students learn about their local aquatic ecosystem and focus on brown trout reproduction.

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