October 5, 2017 Ohio EPA Invites Public to Comment on Lane Bryant Expansion Project
A proposed development project for Lane Bryant Corporate Office and Headquarters in Columbus and its potential for impacts to isolated forested wetlands will be the focus of an Oct. 19, 2017, Ohio EPA public meeting.
October 3, 2017 Ohio EPA Issues 2017 Encouraging Environmental Excellence Awards
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler presented 18 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Awards today at the Sustainability Conference in Columbus.
September 27, 2017 Lore City Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Wastewater Treatment Plant
Lore City will eliminate unsanitary conditions from failing on-site systems to bring Lore City into compliance with regulatory requirements and water quality standards, in part through a nearly $700,000 zero interest loan from Ohio EPA.
September 27, 2017 Manchester Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Sanitary Sewers and a Pump System
Manchester will improve water quality in the Ohio River when they implement a $1.16 million low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to update village sewers and a pump station.
September 22, 2017 Rover Pipeline Resumes Construction, Immediately Spills Contaminants in Ohio Stream
Ohio EPA cited Rover Pipeline, LLC again this week for spilling contaminants into a stream: soap wastewater and soil/sediment into a tributary of Irish Creek, Loudon Township, Carroll County. The Notice of Violation comes only three days after the company this week received permission from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to resume drilling construction at certain locations in Ohio.
September 22, 2017 Tuscarawas County to Update Wastewater Treatment Plant; Receives Financing from Ohio EPA
Tuscarawas County aims to improve water quality in Sandy Creek using a $1 million loan from Ohio EPA.
September 20, 2017 Wellston Receiving Financing from Ohio EPA to Update Water Treatment Plant and Replace Waterline
Wellston has received a $721,026 low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to update water lines and a water treatment plant and generator.
September 19, 2017 Ohio EPA Issues Water Quality Certification for NEXUS Pipeline
After lengthy and careful review and consideration to ensure this pipeline project complies with Ohio law and is protective of the environment and public health, Ohio EPA has issued a Water Quality Certification for the Nexus pipeline to be built in Columbiana, Stark, Summit, Wayne, Medina, Lorain, Huron, Erie, Sandusky, Wood, Lucas, Henry and Fulton counties.
September 19, 2017 Sarahsville to Improve Sewer System with Financing from Ohio EPA
Sarahsville has received a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA to plan for a new wastewater collection and treatment system for the currently unsewered village.
September 15, 2017 Ohio EPA Provides Loans to Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District to Reduce Combined Sewer Overflows
Ohio EPA has provided more than $150 million in low-interest loans to the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) for two projects aimed at reducing combined sewer overflows (CSOs). The sewer district’s projects are among 25 projects statewide that received funding in July, totaling $475 million, a one-month record for Ohio EPA’s loan programs.
September 15, 2017 Ohio EPA Assists Ashtabula County Community with Facilities Planning
Ohio EPA has provided a $30,000 loan to the city of Geneva to plan for the community’s future wastewater treatment needs.
September 14, 2017 Ohio EPA Assists Cuyahoga County Community with Sanitary Sewer Improvements
Ohio EPA has provided a $1,848,815 loan to the city of Parma to extend sanitary sewers into an area currently served by aging and ineffective on-site wastewater treatment systems. The project is one of 25 projects statewide that received funding in July, totaling $475 million, a one-month record for Ohio EPA’s loan programs.
September 14, 2017 Ohio EPA Helps Lorain County Community Reduce Combined Sewer Overflows
Ohio EPA has provided the city of Avon Lake with two loans for projects that will reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to Lake Erie. The city’s projects are among 25 projects statewide that received funding in July, totaling $475 million, a one-month record for Ohio EPA’s loan programs.
September 14, 2017 Ohio EPA Schedules Public Meeting Regarding Portage County Road Reconstruction Project
Potential wetland impacts from a proposed road reconstruction project in Streetsboro will be the focus of a Sept. 28, 2017, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and hearing will begin at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Streetsboro City Hall, 9184 S.R. 43.
September 13, 2017 Scioto Water, Inc. Receives Ohio EPA Financing for Rose Hill Area Water System Improvements
Ohio EPA is providing Scioto Water, Inc. with a $960,000 loan to go toward funding improvements to the Rose Hill drinking water distribution system.