February 25, 2013
Lorain Properties Receive Covenants Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of IRG Lorain LLC and the city of Lorain, two portions of the former Ford Lorain Assembly Plant property in Lorain have been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

February 25, 2013
Miamisburg NCR Site Latest to Receive Covenant Not to Sue
Through the voluntary efforts of Legacy Ministries International and Miami Township, a Miamisburg site has been investigated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

February 20, 2013
Asbestos Material Dumped in Swanton Area Woods; Ohio EPA Seeks Information to Nab Dumper
A large quantity of pipe insulation containing asbestos was illegally dumped on a property near Swanton last fall.

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.

February 11, 2013
Ohio EPA Issues Draft General Permit for Construction Storm Water Discharges
A general permit that regulates storm water discharges from construction activities is being updated, and Ohio EPA has scheduled a public hearing to take comments on the proposal.

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.

January 31, 2013
Applications Sought for 2014 Water Quality Improvement Grants
Ohio EPA is seeking proposals for funding from local governments, park districts, and other organizations that will restore or improve waterways in the state.

January 29, 2013
Ohio EPA Meeting to Focus on Stream Impacts Related to Warren County Water Main
Potential stream impacts associated with a proposed water line project along the Little Miami River near the intersection of state route 48 and the Little Miami River, south of Mason-Morrow-Millgrove Road, will be the focus of a Feb. 12, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting.

January 28, 2013
Franklin Co. Shopping Center Gets Clean Bill of Health from Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA has given a clean bill of health to a Franklin County shopping center after the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) investigation and remediation efforts of Fifth Third Bank.

January 28, 2013
Ohio EPA Announces Results of Middle Scioto River and Select Tributaries Study
Ohio EPA is announcing the results of its 2009-2010 biological and water quality study of the middle Scioto River and select tributaries in Central Ohio.

January 25, 2013
Ohio EPA Issues Final Air Permit for Washington County Facility
Ohio EPA has issued a final air permit to Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC to replace two existing coal-fired boilers with two new boilers at Kraton’s Belpre facility.

January 25, 2013
Ohio EPA Announces Results of Walhonding River and Muskingum River Tributaries Study
Ohio EPA is announcing the results of the first comprehensive biological and water quality study of the Walhonding and Muskingum River tributaries in Southeast Ohio.

January 24, 2013
Ashtabula County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the Ashtabula County Port Authority, a brownfield along the Lake Erie shoreline has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

January 24, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards $45,000 Environmental Education Grant to Ohio University for Virtual Boat
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education grant worth $45,253 to Ohio University in Athens County for a virtual learning experience.

January 24, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $40,000 Environmental Education Grant to Licking County’s Dawes Arboretum
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education grant worth $39,732 to Dawes Arboretum in Licking County for a wetland education program.

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