April 16, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Grant for Lorain County Stream Restoration Project
Restoration efforts in the Black River watershed will receive a big boost thanks to a $260,586 grant awarded by Ohio EPA.

March 26, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Ashtabula Harbor Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging of the Ashtabula Harbor federal navigation channel and its potential to impact Lake Erie water quality will be the focus of an April 9, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

March 23, 2012
City of Wooster to Address Violations of Clean Water Act at City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the city of Wooster agreed to initiate operational changes and upgrade its wastewater treatment plant.

March 23, 2012
Mahoning County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of YWCA of Youngstown Housing LLC, another Youngstown property has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

March 23, 2012
Summit County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Cuyahoga Falls, a local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

March 19, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Final Permits to City of Warren and Patriot Water Treatment
Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally today issued final a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit renewal to the city of Warren and an additional Permit to Install (PTI) to Patriot Water Treatment LLC.

March 14, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepting Comments Concerning Maintenance Dredging of Lorain Harbor Navigation Channel
Ohio EPA is reviewing an application submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging of the Lorain Harbor federal navigation channel.

March 13, 2012
Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Land in Akron
Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for land located around the Bridgestone America Technical Operations Center and Firestone Park Area in Akron. The Agency is seeking public comments before making a final decision.

March 1, 2012
Lake County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of a Lake County property owner, another area brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

February 29, 2012
Ohio EPA Workshop to be Held in Summit County March 14
Ohio EPA is offering a free workshop to inform small and rural communities of the state and federal resources available to help redevelop brownfields, or blighted properties.

February 23, 2012
Ohio EPA Meeting to Focus on Wetland and Stream Impacts Related to Proposed Cuyahoga County Housing
Potential wetland and stream impacts associated with a proposed residential project in Independence will be the focus of a March 8, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

February 16, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Update to Akron’s Long-Term Control Plan
The city of Akron’s updated plan to reduce combined sewer overflows will be the focus of a Feb. 29, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

February 8, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Permit Renewal for Geauga County Wastewater Treatment Plant
A request to renew a Bainbridge Township wastewater treatment plant’s discharge permit will be the focus of a Feb. 22, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

February 7, 2012
Lorain County Company to Pay Penalty for Violating Ohio’s Air Pollution Control Laws
The Elyria Foundry Company has agreed to pay Ohio EPA a $155,000 penalty as a settlement for violating Ohio’s air pollution control laws at its iron foundry located at 120 Filbert Street in Elyria.

February 1, 2012
State Awards E-Check Contract for New Decentralized Program
The State of Ohio has awarded the next E-Check contract to Envirotest Systems. The program will be changing to a decentralized program, which is required by H.B. 153.

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