July 10, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grant to Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District
Ohio EPA has awarded the Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) an environmental education mini grant of $4,749 for “CSI: Shawnee,” a science camp at Camp Oyo and Shawnee State Park.
July 9, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $4,165 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Kleski Environmental Services
Ohio EPA has awarded Kleski Environmental Services a $4,165 environmental education mini grant to train employees to become Ohio EPA certified data collectors.
July 8, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Ohio River Basin Consortium
Ohio EPA has awarded the Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education a $5,000 environmental education mini grant for a demonstration rain garden in Marietta to benefit Washington and Athens counties.
July 5, 2013 Communities Surrounding Eastern Ohio Regional Wastewater Authority Join Ohio EPA Agreement
Martins Ferry, Bellaire, Bridgeport, Brookside and the Belmont County Sanitary Sewer District have joined an agreement with Ohio EPA to protect public health and the environment by reducing sewage overflows in the area.
July 3, 2013 Pike Water Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Extend Water Service, Improve Water Pressure
Ohio EPA has issued a $996,354 zero-interest loan to Pike Water Inc. to help construct the Potts Hill Rd. waterline extension between Twin and Paxton townships in Ross County.
July 3, 2013 Tuscarawas County Port Authority Property Cleared for Redevelopment
A New Philadelphia 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 Tuscarawas County Port Authority.
June 18, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $35,029 Environmental Education Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Ohio EPA has awarded $35,029 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio Inc. for the Camp Oty’Okwa Discovery Center in Hocking County.
June 14, 2013 West Union Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Replace Aging Infrastructure, Improve Water Quality
Ohio EPA has issued a more than $1.5 million low-interest loan to the village of West Union to help replace a failing water main in a core area of town.
June 4, 2013 Ohio EPA Launches Studies of Lower Muskingum River, Southwest Ohio River Tributaries
As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching several studies this year of the lower Muskingum River tributaries and Southwest Ohio River Tributaries.
May 22, 2013 Belmont County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality Improvement
A $2.34 million interest-free Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) from Ohio EPA will fund a drinking water intake structure project that will provide Bellaire residents with a more reliable supply of drinking water.
May 21, 2013 Athens Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
Ohio EPA has issued an $18.6 million loan to the city of Athens to improve its wastewater treatment plant.
May 20, 2013 Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology in Cross Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA found the biology to be exceptional to very good at sites on select Ohio River tributaries (Island Creek, Croxton Run and Wills Creek) and 10 other sites in Jefferson and Harrison counties, according to a new biological and water quality study that Ohio EPA conducted in 2010.
May 20, 2013 Adams County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Drinking Water Quality
Ohio EPA has issued a $427,717 low-interest loan to the Adams County Regional Water District to help construct the Sunshine Ridge waterline extension project, which will improve the drinking water quality for residents and eliminate a public health risk.
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.