July 16, 2015 Ohio EPA Outlines Public Notification Guidelines for Algal Bloom-affected Drinking Waters
A new multi-tiered advisory system to notify the public if microcystin, and other compounds produced by blue-green algae, is detected in treated drinking water at local public water systems throughout the state has been developed by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) as part of its annual review.
June 29, 2015 Ohio Lake Erie Commission Seeking Submissions for Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest
Lake Erie enthusiasts who want to capture the essence of Lake Erie life on camera can enter the Ohio Lake Erie Commission’s (OLEC) 2015 Life on Lake Erie photo contest.
June 16, 2015 Grants to Focus on Reducing Nutrients In Lake Erie
Improving water quality in Ohio’s lakes and streams – especially those susceptible to blue-green algae – is a focus of this year’s federal grants for water quality improvement. Innovative and/or highly effective projects within the Lake Erie Watershed will receive strong consideration for part of the approximately $2 million funding available through Section 319 of the Clean Water Act.
May 28, 2015 Ohio EPA Announces 2015 State Science Day Governor's Awards for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research
Ohio EPA announced this week the Governor's Award for Excellence in Environmental Protection Research winners. These 24 students were selected at State Science Day at the Ohio State University on Saturday May 16.
May 22, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Community Grants for Recycling and Litter Prevention
Ohio EPA is awarding nearly $1.46 million in grant funding to help 39 local governments strengthen local recycling and litter prevention efforts.
May 22, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $600,000 for 2015 Litter Management Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding $599,445 in grant funding to 41 local governments to support local litter cleanup events and tire amnesty programs.
May 21, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Recycling Market Development Grants
Ohio EPA has awarded $1.24 million in recycling market development grants to eight projects across Ohio.
May 21, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Grant to Address Scrap Tire Processing and Market Development
To improve markets for scrap tires across the state, Ohio EPA has awarded $350,000 to Coshocton Industries to assist the company on a market development project.
May 20, 2015 New Ohio EPA Search Engine Makes Finding Agency Activities Easier
Do you want to follow Ohio EPA actions in your area? Is there a public meeting or comment period about a local project? Did Ohio EPA issue a permit for a local business
May 6, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grant to Ohio Interfaith Power & Light
College interns will join with Ohio Interfaith Power and Light (OhIPL) to work with congregations and faith-based organizations statewide to plan, prioritize and implement initiatives and research sustainability options. An Ohio EPA environmental education grant is helping fund the project.
April 30, 2015 Learn About Your Drinking Water During National Drinking Water Week and Beyond
Ohio EPA is celebrating National Drinking Water Week May 3-9, 2015, by inviting people to learn more about their public drinking water. Free resources are available online related to consumer confidence reports, drinking water advisories and plans for improved community drinking water systems.
April 14, 2015 Ohio EPA and Facilitators Offer Teachers, Students a Summer of Learning
Students may be thinking of summer, but teachers continue learning as Ohio EPA offers training
for Project WET; Healthy Water, Healthy People; The Wonders of Wetlands (WOW) facilitator and
educator workshops and Credible Data training across the state.
March 18, 2015 March 26 Hearing Set on Ohio Environmental Education Fund Spending Priorities
Ohio EPA is seeking public input on proposed funding priorities for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) program for July 2015 through June 2016.
March 12, 2015 April 15 Deadline Set for Environmental Education Scholarship Applications
Ohio EPA invites scholarship applications by April 15, 2015, from students in environmental science, environmental engineering and related majors at Ohio colleges and universities.
March 9, 2015 Ohio EPA Celebrates Ground Water Awareness Week with New Report on How State's Communities are Protecting Drinking Water
More of Ohio’s public water systems are keeping their drinking water sources safe, as detailed in a new report compiled by Ohio EPA – just in time for National Ground Water Awareness Week – March 8-14.