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.
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).
February 20, 2013 Asbestos Material Dumped in Swanton Area Woods; Ohio EPA Seeks Information to Nab Dumper
A large quantity of pipe insulation containing asbestos was illegally dumped on a property near Swanton last fall.
February 12, 2013 Sunny Farms Landfill Expansion Approved
Ohio EPA has approved a lateral expansion permit to Sunny Farms Landfill LLC, 12500 West County Road 18, south of Fostoria.
February 11, 2013 Ohio EPA Issues Draft General Permit for Construction Storm Water Discharges
A general permit that regulates storm water discharges from construction activities is being updated, and Ohio EPA has scheduled a public hearing to take comments on the proposal.