June 18, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $93,800 in Environmental Education Grants to Franklin County Organizations
Ohio EPA has awarded $43,800 to the city of Groveport and $50,000 to The Ohio State University (OSU) for environmental awareness and education programs in Franklin County.
June 12, 2013 Ohio EPA Announces 2013 State Science Day Governor’s Awards for Excellence
Ohio EPA announces the winners of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research for this year's State Science Day.
May 20, 2013 Former Kimball Midwest Property Cleared for Redevelopment
Another Columbus 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 582 West Goodale LLC, the city of Columbus, Wagenbrenner Development Inc., and The Goodale Apartments LLC (the current property owner).
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 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 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 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.
March 28, 2013 State Hosting Best Local Land Use Meetings to Promote Balanced Growth
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission and the Ohio Water Resources Council have adopted new guidelines for local communities to use for local land use planning.
March 15, 2013 Ohio EPA Receives Application to Certify Water Quality Impacts for Pipeline Project
Ohio EPA is reviewing an application to extend an underground pipeline across Jefferson, Harrison, Tuscarawas, Coshocton, Muskingum, Licking, Fairfield, Pickaway, Fayette, Greene, Clinton, Warren and Butler counties.
March 14, 2013 Public, Private Partners Unite to Clean Up Mountain of Waste at Illegal Dump
With a mountain of waste behind them stretching 20 feet high and covering about an acre of land, Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally, Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) Commissioner Susan Tilgner and Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) Executive Director Ron Mills announced today their agencies’ joint effort to help clean up the county’s largest illegal dump at 1388 Stimmel Road.
February 28, 2013 Fish Consumption Advisories Updated for 2013
This year’s Ohio fish consumption advisory includes updates for several locations based on samples that were taken from five lakes and 12 streams in 2011.
January 28, 2013 Franklin Co. Shopping Center Gets Clean Bill of Health from Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA has given a clean bill of health to a Franklin County shopping center after the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) investigation and remediation efforts of Fifth Third Bank.
January 28, 2013 Ohio EPA Announces Results of Middle Scioto River and Select Tributaries Study
Ohio EPA is announcing the results of its 2009-2010 biological and water quality study of the middle Scioto River and select tributaries in Central Ohio.