November 20, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Cuyahoga County Organization
Ohio EPA is awarding a $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to the Cleveland Metroparks for a food forest initiative at the Rocky River Nature Center. Ten projects throughout the state were funded for $39,314.
November 4, 2015 Euclid Receives Over $107 Million in Loans for Wastewater Upgrades from Ohio EPA
Euclid will improve a sanitary sewer line, purchase a wastewater bioreactor for 2016 installation and construct new wastewater treatment plant upgrades as part of its ongoing program to prevent sewer overflows and produce cleaner water discharges to Lake Erie. The city is financing these projects with low-interest loans from Ohio EPA.
October 22, 2015 Sebring is Set to Improve Drinking Water Plant Using Ohio EPA Loan Fund
Sebring will construct a new filter-to-waste treatment system for their drinking water plant helping to further purify local water supplies. The improvements are being funded with a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
October 22, 2015 Summit County Property Receives Covenant Not To Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Equilon Enterprises has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the former Shell Storage Terminal property in Mogadore.
October 9, 2015 Cuyahoga County Property Receives Covenant Not To Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
The village of Cuyahoga Heights has obtained a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the former Sunar-Hauserman property.
October 9, 2015 Trumbull County to Improve Sanitary Sewers with Financing from Ohio EPA
Trumbull County will construct sanitary sewer improvements on Ridge Road, while improving local water quality benefiting from a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
September 25, 2015 Lorain County Community to Expand Storage and Treatment to Adjust for HABs with Finances from Ohio EPA
The City of Avon Lake will construct additional storage and interconnection systems to prevent problems in the public drinking water system that can develop when Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) are present. The city is receiving a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
September 18, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Excellence
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Bulter is at Progressive Field this afternoon to present 10 Ohio organizations with Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Awards. The E3 program recognizes businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in the Buckeye State for going above and beyond to demonstrate environmental excellence.
September 15, 2015 Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Newly Completed Study of the Gorge Dam
Ohio EPA will host a public meeting on Thursday, September 24th, 2015, to discuss the results of a feasibility study for the removal of the Gorge Dam, which is on the Cuyahoga River in the Gorge Metro Park, between Akron and Cuyahoga Falls.
September 10, 2015 Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Permit Modification for FirstEnergy Generation in Eastlake
A request to modify the FirstEnergy Generation Eastlake Plant permit will be the focus of an Ohio EPA public meeting on September 24, 2015. The information session and public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at Eastlake Public Library, 36706 Lakeshore Boulevard, Eastlake.
September 3, 2015 Akron Planning to Separate Combined Sewers, Receives Funding from Ohio EPA
Akron will receive $25.2 million dollars to pay for professional services related to planning, designing and management activities intended to address its Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) requirements.
September 1, 2015 Ohio EPA Considers Allowing General Permits for Compressor Stations; Opens Pre-Comment Period for Interested Parties
Requesting feedback from interested parties, Ohio EPA today announced a “pre-comment period” related to the Agency’s drafts of general permits for oil and natural gas mid-stream compressor stations. Currently, air emissions at these facilities are subject to more lengthy case-by-case permits. By contrast, applications for general permits follow a template and can be issued for common pieces of equipment that (as a result of specific engineering and conditions) have more predictable emissions characteristics.
August 18, 2015 Akron Takes on Two Projects to Improve Wastewater Treatment with Ohio EPA Funds
The city of Akron will increase sewer capacity and construct a basin to capture sewer overflows while improving water quality Mud Run and the Little Cuyahoga River, thanks to a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
August 18, 2015 Wellington to Improve Wastewater Treatment with Ohio EPA Funds
Wellington will upgrade the local sewer system while improving water quality in the East Branch of Charlemont Creek, with funding from a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA.
August 14, 2015 Ohio EPA Schedules Public Meeting to Discuss a Plan For a Portion of The Diamond Shamrock Site
A plan for a parcel of land located at the Diamond Shamrock Painesville Works site will be the focus of an Ohio EPA public meeting set for Thursday, August 27, 2015.