June 29, 2018
Nineteen Northwest Ohio Counties, City of Shelby Receive Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Home Septic Systems
Ohio EPA is offering communities financial assistance through the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) to help low- to moderate-income homeowners repair and replace failing home sewage treatment systems (HSTS). It is estimated that about 31 percent of all household sewage treatment systems throughout Ohio are experiencing some degree of failure due to poor maintenance or age. When failing systems discharge untreated sewage, potential exposure to harmful bacteria and pathogens can cause public health concerns and threaten the environment.

June 12, 2018
Ohio EPA Holding Meeting about Blanchard River Flood Reduction Project
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, to accept comments about a water quality certification for impacts related to construction of the Blanchard River flood reduction project in Findlay. The meeting will take place at the Findlay-Hancock Public Library’s Lindamood Room, 206 Broadway St., Findlay.

June 5, 2018
Northern Ohio Organizations Receive Ohio EPA Education Grants
Three northern Ohio organizations are receiving Ohio EPA Environmental Education mini grants for diverse projects focused on storm water control, butterfly habitat and the benefits of electric automobiles. Eight mini grants are being awarded statewide for a total of $27,433.

June 1, 2018
Hancock, Wyandot County Organizations Receive Ohio EPA Education Grants
Water is an important natural resource and affects Ohio’s environment, public health and economy. Two Ohio EPA environmental education mini grants will help local organizations teach students and adults about the vital role of water for all Ohioans.

May 30, 2018
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to Hancock County Agency
The Ohio State University Extension Office in Hancock County will use a $38,500 Ohio EPA Environmental Education grant to educate farmers about the environmentally preferable method of incorporating liquid manure to fertilize growing crops. It is one of four grant recipients statewide totaling $168,458.

May 17, 2018
Hancock County Landfill Expansion Permit Subject of Ohio EPA Meeting
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, regarding a proposed expansion of the Hancock County Landfill that, if approved, would increase the landfill’s footprint by 56.5 acres. The meeting will be in the Findlay-Hancock Public Library’s Lindamood Room, 206 Broadway St., Findlay.

May 11, 2018
Ohio EPA Meeting about Sandusky Dock Discharge Permit
Ohio EPA will host a public meeting on Thursday, May 24, 2018, about a proposed wastewater discharge permit for the Sandusky Dock Corp.

April 27, 2018
Ohio EPA Considering Permit Variance for Danbury Township Wastewater Plant
A request to grant a variance from the mercury limits allowed in the Danbury Township wastewater treatment plant discharge permit will be the topic of a May 10, 2018, Ohio EPA public meeting. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., immediately followed by a public hearing at the Danbury Township Hall, 5972 Port Clinton Eastern Road, Lakeside-Marblehead.

April 17, 2018
Antwerp Upgrading Wastewater Treatment System with Ohio EPA Financing
Antwerp will improve the village’s wastewater treatment system with a project financed by an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.

April 12, 2018
Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold Spring Meeting at the Ohio EPA Northwest Office in Bowling Green
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will hold its next quarterly meeting Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the Ohio EPA Northwest District Office at 347 N. Dunbridge Rd. Bowling Green, OH 43402.

April 11, 2018
Ohio EPA Mobile Education Center Coming to Maumee Bay State Park Educators’ Conference
Ohio EPA is partnering with the Environmental Education Council of Ohio (EECO) for a statewide conference for educators this week, April 12-15, at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge and Conference Center in Oregon.

March 29, 2018
Ohio EPA Meeting to Discuss Permit Variance Request for Defiance Company
A request to grant a temporary variance from the mercury limits allowed in the Metal Management of Ohio wastewater discharge permit will be the topic of an April 11, 2018, Ohio EPA public meeting. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., immediately followed by a public hearing at the Community Auditorium-Old Middle School, 629 Arabella St., Defiance.

March 15, 2018
Ohio EPA Holding Meeting about Annual Toledo Harbor Dredging Project
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will take place at Toledo City Council Chambers, One Government Center, 640 Jackson St.

March 12, 2018
Northwood Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Pilkington North America, Inc., has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after the company investigated and remediated the East Broadway Industrial Warehouse property in Northwood.

March 5, 2018
Bowling Green Financing Water Treatment Project with Ohio EPA Assistance
Bowling Green is enhancing its drinking water filtration system to better treat for contaminants caused by harmful algal blooms (HABs) in a project financed with an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.

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