August 29, 2012
Ohio EPA Offers Public Hearing on Draft Air Permit for Rumpke Waste Inc.'s Brown County Landfill
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, to accept comments on a draft air permit for Rumpke Waste Inc.’s Brown County Landfill.

August 16, 2012
Ohio EPA, U.S. EPA, PUCO and Utilities Discuss New Air Pollution Controls for Power Plants
Today, Ohio EPA met with representatives from U.S. EPA, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, American Electric Power, Duke Energy, Dayton Power and Light, and First Energy to discuss how new rules requiring utilities to reduce air pollutant emissions will be implemented in the state of Ohio.

June 29, 2012
Ohio EPA Temporarily Suspends Open Burning Permission

Due to weather forecasts predicting hot and dry conditions for the state, and a National Weather Service statement regarding increased fire hazards for the next few days, Ohio EPA will temporarily suspend issuing open burning permission.


June 20, 2012
Ohio EPA, Sand Company Settle Air Pollution Violations
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, Oglebay Norton Industrial Sands LLC has agreed to resolve air pollution control violations at its facility, located at 2446 Glass Rock Rd., Glenford (Perry Co.).

June 11, 2012
Ohio EPA, Columbus Chemical Company Settle Air Pollution Violations
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, Bonded Chemicals Inc. has agreed to resolve air pollution control violations at its facility, located at 2645 Charter St., Columbus.

May 24, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Stark County
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in the Canton-Massillon area meets the 1997 annual and 2006 24-hour federal fine particulate standards.

May 14, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Northeast Ohio
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in the Cleveland-Lorain-Akron area meets the 2006 federal fine particulate standard.

April 24, 2012
Ohio EPA Proposes Updates to Ambient Air Quality And Emergency Episode Standards
Ohio EPA is proposing amendments to ambient air quality and emergency episode standards to make them the same as the federal rules.

April 23, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Permit Issued to Lorain County’s Republic Steel
Ohio EPA has scheduled a May 7, 2012, public meeting to discuss a draft air permit issued to Republic Steel for a major project at the company’s Lorain steelmaking facility.

April 17, 2012
Koch Foods of Cincinnati, Ohio EPA Reach Agreement
Koch Foods of Cincinnati (Koch), located at 4100 Port Union Road, Fairfield, has agreed to correct repeated deficiencies in its risk management plan as part of a settlement with Ohio EPA.

March 22, 2012
Pilot Chemical Company of Ohio, Ohio EPA Agree on Civil Penalty
Pilot Chemical Company of Ohio (Pilot Chemical), located at 606 Shepherd Drive, Lockland, has agreed to correct deficiencies in its risk management plan as part of a settlement with Ohio EPA.

March 22, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Belmont County
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in Belmont County meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard.

March 21, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Steubenville Area
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in the Steubenville-Weirton, W.V., area, meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard.

March 13, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Final Air Permits for Franklin Co. BioEnergy Facility Expansion
Ohio EPA has issued final air permits to Central Ohio BioEnergy (formerly known as quasar Energy and Schmack BioEnergy LLC), located at 2500 Jackson Pike, Columbus.

March 12, 2012
Ohio EPA Extends Open Burning Comment Period
Ohio EPA has extended the comment period for the amended rules for open burning through Friday, March 16, 2012.

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