April 16, 2015
Learn How to Write a Great Environmental Education Grant Proposal; Ohio EPA, Gallia SWCD Team Up to Offer Free Workshop June 1
Across Ohio, great environmental education happens every day. Sometimes,businesses, governments and teachers need help funding their great ideas. Learn how to identify whether your program is a good match for an Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant and how to write a winning grant proposal at a free training sponsored by Gallia Soil and Water Conservation District and Ohio EPA.

April 14, 2015
Ohio EPA and Facilitators Offer Teachers, Students a Summer of Learning
Students may be thinking of summer, but teachers continue learning as Ohio EPA offers training for Project WET; Healthy Water, Healthy People; The Wonders of Wetlands (WOW) facilitator and educator workshops and Credible Data training across the state.

April 14, 2015
Lake Erie License Plate Proceeds Fund Projects within the Watershed
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) awarded three quarterly grants through Ohio’s Lake Erie Protection Fund at the commission’s March meeting in Columbus.

April 13, 2015
Ohio Environmental Education Fund Grant-Writing Workshop Scheduled at Miami University
How do you find funding for your environmental education project or program? And once you find it, how do you write a winning grant proposal?

April 9, 2015
Grants Help Recycling Partnerships, Support Ohio’s Glass Manufacturers
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $459,298 in grants to help direct waste glass that would end up in landfills to Ohio’s manufacturers in the form of cullet – clean bits of ground jars, bottles and windows. Ohio manufacturers need recycled glass to produce new glass products, including glass bottles and fiberglass. About 90 percent of glass containers used in Ohio ends up in landfills. Using recycled glass costs less than using raw materials by reducing energy demands.

April 8, 2015
Ohio EPA Seeks Input Related to Water Quality Impacts Related to Lake White Dam Improvements
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, to accept comments related to water quality impacts associated with rebuilding the Lake White dam and State Route 104 in Pike County outside Waverly. The meeting will take place at the Waverly Public Library located at 207 N. Market St.

April 7, 2015
Ohio Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over Cleveland Harbor Dredging
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Director Craig W. Butler and Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer today announced that the state has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its plan to place dredge material from Cleveland Harbor, which includes six miles of the Cuyahoga River, in Lake Erie or not dredge the entire navigation channel unless a non-federal partner pays to place it in confined disposal facilities.

April 6, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards Clean Diesel School Bus Grants to School Districts in Marion, Seneca Counties
New Ohio EPA grants to school districts in Marion and Seneca counties will help reduce air pollution emissions from 58 school buses by more than half a ton every year. A total of $58,478.80 was awarded to reduce children’s exposure to the harmful pollutants in diesel exhaust.

April 6, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards $4,930 Environmental Education Grant to Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency
The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency will expand its idle-free campaign to continue reducing air pollution from idling auto engines in areas where children gather. Funding is coming from a $4,930 Ohio EPA environmental education grant.

April 3, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards $4,997 Environmental Education Grant to Northwood High School
Northwood High School students will learn about water quality through hands-on science on a land restoration project bordering Dry Creek with help from an Ohio EPA environmental education grant.

April 3, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Grant to Manure Science Review Program
The annual Manure Science Review educates Ohio farmers on manure nutrient management. To further this effort, Ohio EPA awarded Ohio State University Extension a $5,000 environmental education grant to help fund this year’s event.

April 3, 2015
Former NCR Property Cleaned Up Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Two development companies associated with the University of Dayton have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) for a University of Dayton West Campus property located at the southwest corner of Stewart and Main streets in Dayton.

April 2, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grants Totaling $10,000 To Two Delaware County Organizations
Delaware residents will be able to learn about how their drinking water is processed and how to plan their gardens to benefit pollinators thanks to two projects, each of which received a $5,000 Ohio EPA environmental education grant.

April 2, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards $1,850 Environmental Education Grant To Belmont County Organization
Water quality in Captina watershed streams should improve after local officials learn and implement stream bank stabilization techniques. The techniques will be taught by the Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District as part of its Captina Creek Watershed Stream Bank Stabilization and Riparian Enhancement Educational Initiative, sponsored, in part, by an $1,850 Ohio EPA environmental education grant.

April 2, 2015
Ohio EPA Meeting about Pierce Township Air Quality Rating
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in Pierce Township (Clermont County) meets the federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide (SO2).