April 1, 2013 Cincinnati Property Meets Ohio EPA's Voluntary Action Program Requirements
Through the voluntary efforts of Red Bank Crossing II, another Cincinnati brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA's Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
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 6, 2013 Ohioans More Environmentally Literate Thanks to Outstanding Projects
Environmental education projects, paid for in part by the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, have helped hundreds of thousands of Ohioans better understand scientific and technical aspects of environmental issues.
March 5, 2013 Ohio EPA Announces Environmental Education Grant Process
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for environmental education grants through April 2, 2013.
February 27, 2013 Ohio EPA Taking Comments on Voluntary Action Program (VAP) Changes to the Biocriteria Rules
Ohio EPA plans to modify the biocriteria training and certification requirements for the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and will hold a public hearing on March 4, 2013 to accept comments.
February 25, 2013 Lorain Properties Receive Covenants Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of IRG Lorain LLC and the city of Lorain, two portions of the former Ford Lorain Assembly Plant property in Lorain have been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
February 25, 2013 Miamisburg NCR Site Latest to Receive Covenant Not to Sue
Through the voluntary efforts of Legacy Ministries International and Miami Township, a Miamisburg site has been investigated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
January 31, 2013 Applications Sought for 2014 Water Quality Improvement Grants
Ohio EPA is seeking proposals for funding from local governments, park districts, and other organizations that will restore or improve waterways in the state.
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 24, 2013 Ashtabula County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the Ashtabula County Port Authority, a brownfield along the Lake Erie shoreline has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).
January 24, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $45,000 Environmental Education Grant to Ohio University for Virtual Boat
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education grant worth $45,253 to Ohio University in Athens County for a virtual learning experience.
January 24, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $40,000 Environmental Education Grant to Licking County’s Dawes Arboretum
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education grant worth $39,732 to Dawes Arboretum in Licking County for a wetland education program.
January 15, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $48,460 Environmental Education Grant to Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Association
Ohio EPA has awarded a $48,460 grant to enhance wetlands education opportunities associated with the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Association.
January 15, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards $48,667 Environmental Education Grant to Seneca County Organization
The Sandusky River watershed will become a classroom for more than 200 Seneca County high school students with help from a $48,667 Ohio EPA grant.
January 15, 2013 Ohio EPA Awards Two Environmental Education Grants to Montgomery County Organizations
Ohio EPA awarded two organizations a total of $60,698 to conduct Montgomery County-based environmental education.