July 10, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grant to Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District
Ohio EPA has awarded the Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) an environmental education mini grant of $4,749 for “CSI: Shawnee,” a science camp at Camp Oyo and Shawnee State Park.

July 9, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $4,165 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Kleski Environmental Services
Ohio EPA has awarded Kleski Environmental Services a $4,165 environmental education mini grant to train employees to become Ohio EPA certified data collectors.

July 9, 2013
Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing for Nexeo Draft Hazardous Waste Permit Renewal
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on July 23 regarding the issuance of a draft permit to allow Nexeo Solutions LLC and Ashland Inc. to continue operating a hazardous waste storage facility in Moraine.

July 9, 2013
Ohio EPA Conducting Water Quality Sampling in Lower Mahoning River Watershed
Ohio EPA is collecting water samples in the Lower Mahoning River basin to gather information that will be part of a plan to maintain and, where necessary, restore the quality of the river and its tributaries.

July 8, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Ohio River Basin Consortium
Ohio EPA has awarded the Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education a $5,000 environmental education mini grant for a demonstration rain garden in Marietta to benefit Washington and Athens counties.

July 8, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $4,549 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Ohio Hispanic Coalition
Ohio EPA has awarded the Ohio Hispanic Coalition (OHC) an environmental education mini grant of $4,549 for air quality outreach to Latino-Hispanic communities in Franklin County.

July 5, 2013
Ohio EPA Conducting Water Quality Study of St. Joseph, Tiffin Rivers
This summer, Ohio EPA staff is conducting water quality sampling in northwest Ohio’s St. Joseph River and Tiffin River watersheds.

July 5, 2013
Communities Surrounding Eastern Ohio Regional Wastewater Authority Join Ohio EPA Agreement
Martins Ferry, Bellaire, Bridgeport, Brookside and the Belmont County Sanitary Sewer District have joined an agreement with Ohio EPA to protect public health and the environment by reducing sewage overflows in the area.

July 3, 2013
Pike Water Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan to Extend Water Service, Improve Water Pressure
Ohio EPA has issued a $996,354 zero-interest loan to Pike Water Inc. to help construct the Potts Hill Rd. waterline extension between Twin and Paxton townships in Ross County.

July 3, 2013
Tuscarawas County Port Authority Property Cleared for Redevelopment
A New Philadelphia 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 the Tuscarawas County Port Authority.

July 3, 2013
Geauga County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Chardon and Chardon Property Development LLC (the volunteers), an industrial brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is ready for redevelopment.

July 3, 2013
Ohio EPA to Study, Report on Stillwater River Quality
As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching a study this year of the Stillwater River Watershed.

July 1, 2013
Ohio EPA Assists Ashtabula County Community with Sewer Line Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing an interest-free loan to the city of Conneaut to replace an above-ground sanitary sewer line running through an environmentally sensitive area.

July 1, 2013
Ohio EPA Assists Stark County Community with Sewer Line Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing an interest-free loan to the village of Hartville to replace deteriorating sewer lines along Sunnyside Street and Park Lane Drive.

July 1, 2013
Garfield Heights Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of a Garfield Heights property owner, a local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), and redeveloped into a commercial office complex.

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