April 30, 2013
Ohio EPA Accepting Nominees for Environmental Excellence Recognition
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for the Silver Level Award in its environmental recognition program.

April 26, 2013
Ohio Water Resources Council Endorses Walnut Creek Watershed Balanced Growth Plan
The Ohio Water Resources Council has endorsed a watershed balanced growth plan for Walnut Creek in Central Ohio.

April 25, 2013
Ohio Water Resources Council Adopts Watershed Balanced Growth Strategy
The Ohio Water Resources Council (OWRC), affiliated with Ohio EPA, approved a strategy for best local land use practices to link land uses with protecting Ohio’s waterways.

April 25, 2013
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Lorain County Property
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for the Garden Street Redevelopment Property, an industrial and residential area located at 1 through 264 Woodford Avenue and 856/864 Garden Street in Elyria.

April 24, 2013
Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Proposed Natural Gas Power Plant
Ohio EPA has issued a draft air pollution permit-to-install for a proposed natural gas-fired electric power plant in Oregon.

April 22, 2013
Ohio EPA, Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District Announce $250,000 Recycling Grant
Responding to a need from Ohio’s glass manufacturers, Ohio EPA, in partnership with the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District and cooperation with Rumpke Recycling, has provided $250,000 to help purchase equipment to screen, clean and sort glass. This is important in the glass recycling industry.

April 22, 2013
National Program Awards Ohio EPA Bronze Recognition for its Environmental Accomplishments
Ohio EPA has been awarded bronze recognition from the State Electronics Challenge—a national environmental stewardship program—for decreasing the environmental footprint of its computer equipment.

April 18, 2013
Draft Water Quality Report Issued for Lima Region's Ottawa River
The Ottawa River in the Lima area has made a marked recovery over the past 25 years. Dramatic improvements were made in the fish population, according to a water quality report being issued by Ohio EPA on Friday.

April 15, 2013
Ohio EPA Accepts Applications for Buckeye Lake Watershed Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications through April 30, 2013, for Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to benefit the Buckeye Lake watershed.

April 5, 2013
Ohio EPA Considers Application to Remove Monument Avenue Low Dam in Dayton
As part of a long-term plan to build a whitewater run in Dayton’s Great Miami River, Five Rivers MetroParks has requested a water quality certification to remove the Monument Avenue low dam.

April 5, 2013
Project Priorities Approved for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund
The list of fundable projects for the Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) has been finalized under the 2013 WPCLF Program Management Plan, a document that describes how Ohio EPA prioritizes projects, distributes funds and administers the WPCLF.

April 5, 2013
Ohio EPA to Extend Public Comment Period About Meigs County Mine Project
Ohio EPA will accept public comments about a Meigs County mine discharge diversion project until April 9, 2013.

April 4, 2013
Ohio EPA Proposes Changes to the Drinking Water Loan Program
Ohio EPA has proposed amended guidelines for $150 million in loan funds set aside for upgrades to public drinking water treatment systems.

April 2, 2013
Ohio EPA To Host Hearing Regarding GE Aviation Draft Air Permit
Ohio EPA will host a public hearing on April 16, 2013, to accept comments on an draft permit to allow GE Aviation, One Neumann Way, in Cincinnati to install two test cells.

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).

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