November 14, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Clean Diesel School Bus Grants
Children in eight Ohio school districts will benefit from Ohio EPA grants awarded to install pollution control equipment on 75 buses and idle reduction technology on 68 buses as part of Ohio EPA’s Clean Diesel School Bus Grant program.

November 9, 2012
U.S. EPA Approves Report about Small Tributaries to Lake Erie, Maumee River
An Ohio EPA a water quality report about tributary streams to the lower Maumee River and Lake Erie was approved recently by U.S. EPA. The Ohio EPA report discusses stream impairments and suggests actions that can be taken to eliminate problems.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Draft Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
Ohio EPA has issued a draft permit to the American Energy Corporation (AEC) for discharging treated runoff and drainage from the company’s Century Mine (43521 Mayhugh Hill Rd., Beallsville) into Piney Creek.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grants to Columbiana and Harrison County Schools
Ohio EPA has awarded nearly $10,000 in environmental education mini grants to equip learning labs for the Harrison Hills City Schools and Lisbon Exempted Village Schools districts and help students and teachers improve their research and technology skills to promote environmental sustainability.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Barnesville Hospital Association
Ohio EPA has awarded a $5,000 environmental education mini grant to the Barnesville Hospital Association Inc. to help residents of Belmont and Monroe counties learn more about the human health and environmental threats from mercury and to exchange thermometers containing mercury for safer ones.

November 8, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $4,735 Environmental Education Mini Grant To Lake County Organization
Ohio EPA awarded $4,735 to the Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District for a Watershed Landowner Outreach project on Arcola Creek to target residents of Ashtabula and Lake counties.

November 2, 2012
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of a Stark County property owner, an industrial site in Canton has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

November 2, 2012
Early Air Quality Data Near Gas Drilling Site Shows Clear Air
The first four months of air quality data collected near a shale gas drilling well shows the air remains clean.

November 1, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Permit Issued for Landfill Expansion in Mahoning County
A draft permit to expand the Carbon Limestone Landfill in Mahoning County will be the focus of a Nov. 15, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

October 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Proposes Additions to Drinking Water Operator Certification Rules
Ohio EPA has proposed rules that would allow external organizations to administer tests for water operator certification and is accepting comments through the close of business on Nov. 13, 2012.

October 30, 2012
Ohio EPA Public Hearing for Cincinnati Company Nov. 13
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, to accept comments on a draft hazardous waste permit renewal for Spring Grove Resource Recovery, 4879 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati.

October 26, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Grant to Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education mini grant to the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District for a middle school environmental education program.

October 26, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Grants to Three Cuyahoga County Organizations
Ohio EPA has awarded $5,000 environmental education mini grants to three Cuyahoga County organizations: the East Cleveland City Schools; Ruffing Montessori School; and Cuyahoga County Board of Health.

October 26, 2012
Portage County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
hrough the voluntary efforts of a Portage County property owner, an industrial site in Rootstown has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

October 23, 2012
Ohio EPA Takes Note of Environmental Improvements on its 40th Anniversary
After 40 years of dedication and hard work to help improve the environment, the state can reflect with pride on the great strides Ohio EPA has made since the Agency was formed on October 23, 1972.

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