January 18, 2018 Ohio EPA Meeting to Discuss Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Permit Request
A request to grant a temporary variance from the mercury limits allowed in the Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC wastewater discharge permit will be the topic of a Feb. 1, 2018, Ohio EPA public meeting. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., immediately followed by a public hearing at the Piketon High School, 1414 Piketon Road, Piketon.
January 18, 2018 Public Meeting to Discuss Wastewater Discharge for Enon Quarry
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the receipt of an application to discharge wastewater from the Enon Sand and Gravel quarry in Clark County.
January 17, 2018 Danville Improving Wastewater Treatment Plant with Financing from Ohio EPA
Danville will improve the village’s wastewater treatment plant with a project financed by an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA.
January 17, 2018 Marion to Reduce Sewer Overflows with Financing from Ohio EPA
Marion is receiving an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA to continue efforts to reduce combined sewer overflows in the city.
January 11, 2018 Grafton Improving Drinking Water System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Three projects will help ensure continued delivery of safe drinking water in Grafton. The village will replace its old water storage tank, a booster pump station and deteriorated water lines with financial assistance from Ohio EPA low-interest loans.
January 11, 2018 Youngstown Improving Wastewater Treatment; Project Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
Youngstown will rehabilitate and improve secondary sewage treatment infrastructure at the city’s wastewater treatment plant with financing from a low-interest rate loan from Ohio EPA.
January 10, 2018 Ottawa County Improving Wastewater Plant with Financing from Ohio EPA
Ottawa County will replace aging, deteriorating equipment on the county’s regional wastewater treatment plant with financing from low-interest rate loan from Ohio EPA.
December 4, 2017 Ohio EPA Holding Hearing about Wabash River Water Quality Use Designations
As part of ongoing efforts to document and improve the state’s water quality, Ohio EPA is updating the rule setting beneficial use designations for the Wabash River watershed in western Ohio. A public hearing about the rule will be held Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at Ohio EPA’s Central Office in Columbus.
December 1, 2017 Cuyahoga River Water Quality Continues to Improve; U.S. EPA Agrees to Remove “Aesthetics” Impairment Designation
Responding to Ohio EPA’s recommendation from earlier this year, the U.S. EPA has agreed to remove the “Degradation of Aesthetics” Beneficial Use Impairment (BUI) from the Cuyahoga River Area of Concern (AOC).
November 30, 2017 Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Earnhart Hill Wastewater Plant Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the receipt of applications for a wastewater discharge permit and permit-to-install allowing Earnhart Hill Regional Water and Sewer District to expand its River Drive wastewater treatment plant.
November 24, 2017 Rover Pipeline Spills Contaminants in Ohio Stream
Ohio EPA has cited Rover Pipeline, LLC for spilling contaminants into the Black Fork of the Mohican River, Ashland County. The Notice of Violation is Rover’s fifth since the company received permission from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in September to resume drilling construction at certain locations in Ohio. These latest violations are summarized in a letter Ohio EPA sent to Rover this week, requesting that the company pause horizontal drilling activities, review its contingency plan and ensure readiness to respond to future inadvertent returns.
November 20, 2017 Ohio EPA Accepting Public Comments on Proposal to Remove Beneficial Use Impairment from Ashtabula River Area of Concern
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting on a proposal to remove a Beneficial Use Impairment from the federally designated Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC). The meeting will be held Dec. 4, 2017, at 6 p.m. in Meeting Room A at the Harbor-Topky Memorial Library, 1633 Walnut Blvd., Ashtabula.
November 6, 2017 Ohio EPA Taking Comments on Amended Wastewater Permit-to-Install Program
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, regarding rule changes related to requirements for wastewater permits-to-install.
October 31, 2017 Water Quality Meeting Set for Rumpke Landfill Expansion Project
Ohio EPA will present information and accept comments at a public hearing for a water quality certification related to a proposed Rumpke Landfill expansion project. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Fernald Preserve Visitors Center, 7400 Willey Road, Hamilton.
October 26, 2017 Danville Improving Sewer System; Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
Danville is receiving an interest-free loan from Ohio EPA to rehabilitate the village’s sewer system to reduce infiltration and inflow during wet weather.