April 14, 2015 Lake Erie License Plate Proceeds Fund Projects within the Watershed
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) awarded three quarterly grants through Ohio’s Lake Erie Protection Fund at the commission’s March meeting in Columbus.
April 13, 2015 Ohio Environmental Education Fund Grant-Writing Workshop Scheduled at Miami University
How do you find funding for your environmental education project or program? And once you find it, how do you write a winning grant proposal?
April 9, 2015 Grants Help Recycling Partnerships, Support Ohio’s Glass Manufacturers
Ohio EPA is awarding more than $459,298 in grants to help direct waste glass that would end up in landfills to Ohio’s manufacturers in the form of cullet – clean bits of ground jars, bottles and windows. Ohio manufacturers need recycled glass to produce new glass products,
including glass bottles and fiberglass. About 90 percent of glass containers used in Ohio ends up in landfills. Using recycled glass costs less than using raw materials by reducing energy demands.
April 6, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Clean Diesel School Bus Grants to School Districts in Marion, Seneca Counties
New Ohio EPA grants to school districts in Marion and Seneca counties will help reduce air pollution emissions from 58 school buses by more than half a ton every year. A total of $58,478.80 was awarded to reduce children’s exposure to the harmful pollutants in diesel exhaust.
April 6, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards $4,930 Environmental Education Grant to Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency
The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency will expand its idle-free campaign to continue reducing air pollution from idling auto engines in areas where children gather. Funding is coming from a $4,930 Ohio EPA environmental education grant.
April 3, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards $4,997 Environmental Education Grant to Northwood High School
Northwood High School students will learn about water quality through hands-on science on a land restoration project bordering Dry Creek with help from an Ohio EPA environmental education grant.
April 3, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Grant to Manure Science Review Program
The annual Manure Science Review educates Ohio farmers on manure nutrient management. To further this effort, Ohio EPA awarded Ohio State University Extension a $5,000 environmental education grant to help fund this year’s event.
April 2, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Grants Totaling $10,000 To Two Delaware County Organizations
Delaware residents will be able to learn about how their drinking water is processed and how to plan their gardens to benefit pollinators thanks to two projects, each of which received a $5,000 Ohio EPA environmental education grant.
April 2, 2015 Ohio EPA Awards $1,850 Environmental Education Grant To Belmont County Organization
Water quality in Captina watershed streams should improve after local officials learn and implement stream bank stabilization techniques. The techniques will be taught by the Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District as part of its Captina Creek Watershed Stream Bank Stabilization and Riparian Enhancement Educational Initiative, sponsored, in part, by an $1,850 Ohio EPA environmental education grant.
March 26, 2015 Ohio EPA Awarded Federal Grants to Fund Projects Benefitting Lake Erie
Ohio EPA is receiving an additional $4.38 million in federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to implement sediment and nutrient reduction projects in two major Lake Erie watersheds.
March 3, 2015 Ohio EPA, Montgomery County Supporting Glass Recycling Program
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is joining Ohio EPA’s efforts to recover
more glass waste in the state.
January 5, 2015 Ohio EPA Environmental Education Grant Deadline Approaching
The deadline to apply for Ohio Environmental Education Fund grants is Jan. 15, 2015. Grants are available for up to $50,000 to educate Ohio students, citizens and the regulated community about environmental problems and potential solutions.
December 23, 2014 Ohio EPA Clean Diesel School Bus Grants Help Improve the Air for School Children
Ohio EPA grants to eight school districts will help reduce air pollution after they install pollution control equipment on 58 diesel school buses and anti-idling equipment on 53 buses as part of Ohio EPA’s Clean Diesel School Bus Grant program.
December 22, 2014 Lake Erie License Plate Proceeds Fund Projects within the Watershed
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) awarded two quarterly grants through Ohio’s Lake Erie Protection Fund at its December meeting in Columbus.
December 9, 2014 Ohio EPA Awards $42,000 Environmental Education Grant to OSU Extension for Manure Application Research
Expanding the manure application window into late spring and early summer will benefit crops and reduce runoff of nutrients that contribute to harmful algal blooms in Ohio surface waters. A $42,000 Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant from Ohio EPA to the Ohio State University Extension Service will help fund on-farm demonstration plots in seven western and northwestern Ohio counties.