March 11, 2014 Ohio Participating in First Interstate Water Quality Trading Program
The first stewardship credits in a new interstate water quality trading program with Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana were purchased today, launching a pilot project that will improve water quality in the Ohio River basin.
March 4, 2014 Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about New Plant Proposed in Lima
Ohio EPA has issued a draft air permit-to-install-and-operate for a proposed ultra-clean synthetic crude oil plant in Lima. A public information session and hearing to explain the draft permit for Lima Energy will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
February 28, 2014 Ohio Fish Consumption Advisories Updated for 2014
The 2014 Ohio statewide fish consumption advisory provides recommendations based on samples taken from nine lakes and 34 streams for the upcoming season.
February 20, 2014 Public Invited to Comment on Cleveland Harbor Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a March 6, 2014, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland.
February 14, 2014 Hamilton County Property Cleared for Redevelopment
A Cincinnati-area 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 Garrett Wood LLC, Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. and the village of Woodlawn.
February 13, 2014 Ohio EPA Announces New Grant Application Opportunities for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF)
Potential applicants for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund grants can now view guidelines online and should plan to submit a letter of intent (LOI) to apply by March 4, 2014, and a complete application by March 11.
February 13, 2014 Ohio EPA to Hold Public Information Session on Urban Setting Designation for Former Niles Tool Works Site
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session at 6 p.m. on Weds., Feb. 19, 2014, to discuss the city of Hamilton’s application for an urban setting designation (USD) for the former Niles Tool Works property.
February 7, 2014 Cleveland Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
A long-time Cleveland manufacturer has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), after completing an investigation and remediation of its industrial property.
February 7, 2014 Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Ashtabula River Recovery
Ohio EPA and the Ashtabula River Remedial Action Program Advisory Council have scheduled a Feb. 20, 2014, public meeting to update the community on restoration of the Ashtabula River Area of Concern.
February 7, 2014 Ohio EPA Conducts Five Surface Water Improvement Grant Information Sessions in February
Ohio EPA is accepting proposals for the 2014 Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to address nonpoint source pollution and storm water runoff, resulting in water quality improvement for Ohio’s stream, rivers and lakes.
February 6, 2014 Ohio EPA Accepting Comments on 2014 Integrated Water Quality Report
Ohio EPA’s draft 2014 biennial report on water quality has been released for public review.
January 29, 2014 Ohio EPA to Hold Public Hearing on Amended Cleanup Plan for Hocking County Landfill
An amended cleanup plan for the 10.6-acre Green I Landfill site near Logan on Hunters Woods Rd. in Green Township (Hocking County) will be the focus of a Feb. 12, 2014, Ohio EPA information session and public hearing.
January 28, 2014 Ohio EPA Accepting Pre-Applications For Financial Assistance For Drinking Water Projects
Communities seeking help with funding drinking water infrastructure projects for 2015 need to nominate their projects by March 1, 2014, to be considered for funding through Ohio EPA’s Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA).
January 24, 2014 Ohio EPA to Accept Comments, Hold Hearing About Proposed Gavin Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on draft permits issued to American Electric Power (AEP) Generation Resources for a proposed expansion of the residual waste landfill at the General James Gavin power plant, 7397 North State Route 7 in Cheshire.
January 23, 2014 Licking County Property Cleared for Redevelopment
A Newark brownfield is ready for redevelopment at the former Newark Processing property, 1367 E. Main St., thanks to the partnership of Ohio EPA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (U.S. ACE) and the city of Newark.