July 3, 2014
Ohio EPA Accepting Comments on Regional General Permit Renewal For Ohio Department of Transportation Projects
Ohio EPA is accepting comments regarding a renewal and modification of a draft statewide general permit for road construction and repair. An information session and public hearing will be held at 3 p.m., July 21, 2014, at the Ohio EPA Central Office, sixth floor, conference room B, 50 W. Town St., Columbus.

June 26, 2014
Ohio EPA Seeks to Fund Water Quality Improvement and Restoration Projects
Approximately $2.5 million in Clean Water Act grants for stream restoration and water quality improvement projects is available through Ohio EPA. The application deadline is July 25, 2014.

June 23, 2014
Lake Erie License Plate Proceeds Fund Projects within the Watershed
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) awarded two quarterly grants through Ohio’s Lake Erie Protection Fund at its June meeting in Cleveland.

May 28, 2014
$10 Million to Help Promote Beneficial Use of Toledo Harbor Dredge Materials
Ohio EPA has identified $10 million dollars of funding from Governor John R. Kasich’s capital budget to promote alternative beneficial uses for Toledo Harbor dredge materials. An agreement between Ohio EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will allow dredging of Toledo Harbor and the federal shipping channel to proceed while moving toward an eventual goal of eliminating open lake placement of dredge materials.

May 21, 2014
Ohio EPA Meeting about Road Construction Project in Montgomery County
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, to accept comments on a water quality certification for the Ohio Department of Transportation’s project on Interstate 70 in Butler Township.

April 25, 2014
Draft Water Quality Report Issued for Lower Sandusky River, Sandusky Bay Tributaries
An Ohio EPA draft water quality report about the lower Sandusky River watershed and smaller Sandusky Bay tributary is available for public review and comment.

April 15, 2014
Lake Erie License Plate Proceeds Fund Projects Within Watershed
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) awarded four quarterly grants through Ohio’s Lake Erie Protection Fund at its March meeting in Columbus.

April 14, 2014
Ohio EPA Decision Clears Way For Cleveland Harbor Dredging
Ohio EPA today approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using the economically important waterway.

April 2, 2014
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Proposed Quarry Discharge From National Lime & Stone, Chesterville Facility
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing to accept comments about a proposed discharge to the Kokosing River from the National Lime & Stone Chesterville facility in Morrow County

March 26, 2014
Ohio EPA Schedules Public Hearing For Olentangy River Construction Storm Water General Permits
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing to accept comments about the proposed general permit renewal for storm water discharges from construction sites in the Olentangy River watershed on April 9, 2014.

March 14, 2014
Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold March Quarterly Meeting in Columbus
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, March 26 at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Assembly Center – east/west conference room located at 2045 Morse Road Bldg. E, in Columbus, Ohio.

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.

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 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.

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