January 15, 2016
Ohio EPA Opens Public Comment Period for Draft Air Permit for the Salineville Compressor Station
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments until February 16, 2016 on a draft air permit for a proposed natural gas compressor station in the Salineville area of Columbiana County. The compressor station would be located near Yellow Creek Road and is intended to facilitate delivery of natural gas along the Nexus Gas Transmission (NGT) pipeline.

January 15, 2016
Ohio EPA to Hold Public Meeting, Receive Comments Concerning Draft Air Permit for Proposed Wadsworth Compressor Station
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Feb. 16, 2016, about a draft air permit for a proposed natural gas compressor station in the Wadsworth/Guilford Township area of Medina County. The compressor station would be located just north of I-76 on Guilford Road and is intended to facilitate delivery of natural gas along the Nexus Gas Transmission (NGT) pipeline.

November 23, 2015
Ohio’s Open Burning Regulations: Learn Before You Burn
Ohio EPA encourages residents to understand what and where they can legally burn materials outdoors. The Agency has received complaints about open burning of leaves and yard waste in Mercer County this fall.

September 25, 2015
Ohio’s Open Burning Regulations: Learn Before You Burn
Ohio EPA encourages residents to understand what and where they can legally burn materials outdoors. The Agency has received complaints about open burning in Logan County this summer.

September 25, 2015
Ohio’s Open Burning Regulations: Learn Before You Burn
Ohio EPA encourages residents to understand what and where they can legally burn materials outdoors. The Agency has received complaints about open burning in Huron County this summer.

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.

July 24, 2015
Ohio EPA Holds Hearing About Ohio’s Regional Haze Plan
Ohio EPA is accepting comments on a proposed change to its implementation plan dealing with regional haze.

July 21, 2015
Company, Owner Sentenced in Asbestos Dumping Case
Donzell Moore of Toledo was sentenced today in Lucas County Court of Common Pleas after pleading guilty in June to two charges related to asbestos removal and disposal during demolition of the former Champion Spark Plug facility on Upton Avenue in Toledo.

June 23, 2015
Ohio EPA, Heritage Thermal Services Settle Violations From Ash Release
Heritage Thermal Services, a commercial hazardous waste incinerator facility in East Liverpool, has agreed to resolve air and hazardous waste violations at its facility, which stemmed from a July 13, 2013, ash release into a nearby neighborhood.

June 11, 2015
Ohio EPA Holds Three Hearings About Ohio’s Plan to Meet the Latest Federal Sulfur Dioxide Standard
Ohio EPA is holding three hearings concerning the State Implementation Plan (SIP) to address nonattainment areas for the 2010 one-hour sulfur dioxide (SO2) air quality standard. U.S. EPA requires Ohio EPA to develop plans to demonstrate how Ohio will meet the standard by October 4, 2018.

April 2, 2015
Ohio EPA Meeting about Pierce Township Air Quality Rating
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in Pierce Township (Clermont County) meets the federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide (SO2).

January 12, 2015
Ohio EPA to Accept Public Comments Regarding Draft Liberty Casting Company Air Permit
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing at 6 p.m. on Jan. 26, 2015, about a draft air permit that would allow for a business expansion at Liberty Casting Co., 550 Liberty Road, Delaware. The hearing will be held at the Frank B. Willis Government Building, 2079 U.S. Route 23, Delaware.

November 26, 2014
Ohio EPA to Accept Public Comments Regarding Draft Permits for Rolling Hills Generating Plant
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Dec. 4, 2014, regarding draft air and wastewater discharge permits for the proposed modification of the Rolling Hills Generating Plant, 43111 Route 160 at Route 689, Wilkesville (Vinton County). The information session and hearing will take place in the Wilkesville Community Center, 164 Main St., Wilkesville.

October 21, 2014
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Odor Concerns
Ohio EPA has scheduled an Oct. 28, 2014, community meeting to update residents on efforts to identify and eliminate nuisance odors originating from Detrex Corporation located at 1100 State Road in Ashtabula Township. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Blue and Gold Room at Kent State University Ashtabula Campus, 3300 Lake Road West, Ashtabula.

October 14, 2014
Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Middletown Energy Center Permit
Ohio EPA has issued a draft air permit for the construction of Middletown Energy Center. Ohio EPA and the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency will hold a public information session and hearing on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, to explain the draft permit and accept public comments. The meeting is at 6 p.m. at the Middletown City Council Chambers, One Donham Plaza, Middletown.

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