September 30, 2013
Scrapping and Saving: NCI Composts Food Waste, Models Significant Savings Nationwide Thanks to ODRC, Ohio EPA and Local SWMD Partnership, Grant
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) Director Gary C. Mohr and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) Director Scott J. Nally unveiled a new cost-cutting composting system and forward-thinking food waste recycling management program today at the Noble Correctional Institution (NCI), 15708 McConnelsville Rd. in Caldwell.

September 23, 2013
Ohio EPA Partners With Keep Ohio Beautiful
Ohio EPA will provide a $150,000 grant and partner with Keep Ohio Beautiful (KOB) to help enforce anti-littering laws, educate the public and stimulate collection and containment of litter.

September 19, 2013
Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for 2014 Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for various recycling and litter prevention grants and will host an informational meeting on the 2014 grant application process on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

August 1, 2013
Ohio EPA Offers Public Hearing on Draft Hazardous Waste Renewal Permit for Veolia Technical Solutions
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, to accept comments on a draft hazardous waste renewal permit for Veolia ES Technical Solutions (Veolia).

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.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards 18 Community Recycling Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding grants to assist 18 communities with strengthening local recycling and litter prevention efforts through the Community Recycling Grant program.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Encourages Job Creation Through Recycling Programs
Thirteen projects across Ohio were awarded $1.7 million through the Recycling Market Development Grant program offered by Ohio EPA.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards More Than $527,000 for 2013 Litter Cleanups and Tire Amnesties
Forty five communities will benefit from litter collection efforts or new tire amnesty collection programs thanks to grants from Ohio EPA.

April 22, 2013
Ohio EPA, Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District Announce $250,000 Recycling Grant
Responding to a need from Ohio’s glass manufacturers, Ohio EPA, in partnership with the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District and cooperation with Rumpke Recycling, has provided $250,000 to help purchase equipment to screen, clean and sort glass. This is important in the glass recycling industry.

April 22, 2013
National Program Awards Ohio EPA Bronze Recognition for its Environmental Accomplishments
Ohio EPA has been awarded bronze recognition from the State Electronics Challenge—a national environmental stewardship program—for decreasing the environmental footprint of its computer equipment.

March 15, 2013
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Permit Issued for Landfill Expansion in Ashtabula County
A draft permit to expand the Geneva Landfill in Ashtabula County will be the focus of a March 28, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting.

March 14, 2013
Public, Private Partners Unite to Clean Up Mountain of Waste at Illegal Dump
With a mountain of waste behind them stretching 20 feet high and covering about an acre of land, Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally, Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) Commissioner Susan Tilgner and Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) Executive Director Ron Mills announced today their agencies’ joint effort to help clean up the county’s largest illegal dump at 1388 Stimmel Road.

March 12, 2013
Ohio EPA Hosting Meeting about Williams County Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed vertical expansion of the Williams County Landfill near Bryan.

February 12, 2013
Sunny Farms Landfill Expansion Approved
Ohio EPA has approved a lateral expansion permit to Sunny Farms Landfill LLC, 12500 West County Road 18, south of Fostoria.

January 31, 2013
Ohio EPA Considering Erie County Landfill Expansion Request
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, to accept comments on a proposed vertical expansion of the Erie County Landfill near Milan.

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