May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards 18 Community Recycling Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding grants to assist 18 communities with strengthening local recycling and litter prevention efforts through the Community Recycling Grant program.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Encourages Job Creation Through Recycling Programs
Thirteen projects across Ohio were awarded $1.7 million through the Recycling Market Development Grant program offered by Ohio EPA.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards More Than $527,000 for 2013 Litter Cleanups and Tire Amnesties
Forty five communities will benefit from litter collection efforts or new tire amnesty collection programs thanks to grants from Ohio EPA.

May 1, 2013
Defiance Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality and Public Health Improvement
The city of Defiance will receive a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to help evaluate the best way to improve its sewer system and wastewater treatment plant’s performance during wet weather.

May 1, 2013
Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology, More Sensitive Species In Deer Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA biologists found exceptional communities of fish and aquatic insects and excellent habitat on the Deer Creek mainstem and 19 tributaries in Madison, Pickaway, Fayette and Ross counties in 2011, according to a new biological and water quality study.

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 25, 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 the Garden Street Redevelopment Property, an industrial and residential area located at 1 through 264 Woodford Avenue and 856/864 Garden Street in Elyria.

April 24, 2013
Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Proposed Natural Gas Power Plant
Ohio EPA has issued a draft air pollution permit-to-install for a proposed natural gas-fired electric power plant in Oregon.

April 22, 2013
Ohio EPA, Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District Announce $250,000 Recycling Grant
Responding to a need from Ohio’s glass manufacturers, Ohio EPA, in partnership with the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District and cooperation with Rumpke Recycling, has provided $250,000 to help purchase equipment to screen, clean and sort glass. This is important in the glass recycling industry.

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 18, 2013
Draft Water Quality Report Issued for Lima Region's Ottawa River
The Ottawa River in the Lima area has made a marked recovery over the past 25 years. Dramatic improvements were made in the fish population, according to a water quality report being issued by Ohio EPA on Friday.

April 15, 2013
Ohio EPA Accepts Applications for Buckeye Lake Watershed Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications through April 30, 2013, for Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to benefit the Buckeye Lake watershed.

April 5, 2013
Ohio EPA Considers Application to Remove Monument Avenue Low Dam in Dayton
As part of a long-term plan to build a whitewater run in Dayton’s Great Miami River, Five Rivers MetroParks has requested a water quality certification to remove the Monument Avenue low dam.

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