April 23, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Permit Issued to Lorain County’s Republic Steel
Ohio EPA has scheduled a May 7, 2012, public meeting to discuss a draft air permit issued to Republic Steel for a major project at the company’s Lorain steelmaking facility.

April 20, 2012
In-Lake Monitoring Station Installed at Buckeye Lake
To better assess water quality conditions at Buckeye Lake, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) have partnered with an Ohio-based manufacturer of water monitoring systems to install a data station near the center of the 3,200-acre lake.

April 19, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Belmont County School’s Wastewater Project
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on May 3, 2012, at 6 p.m. to discuss water quality impacts from a proposed Powhatan Elementary School wastewater treatment plant project at 54685 Mount Victory Rd., Powhatan Point in York Township.

April 17, 2012
Koch Foods of Cincinnati, Ohio EPA Reach Agreement
Koch Foods of Cincinnati (Koch), located at 4100 Port Union Road, Fairfield, has agreed to correct repeated deficiencies in its risk management plan as part of a settlement with Ohio EPA.

April 17, 2012
Ohio EPA to Update State Water Quality Management Plans; Public Hearing Will be Held
Ohio EPA is evaluating updates to water quality management plans prepared by six regional planning agencies and invites the public to comment.

April 16, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Grant for Lorain County Stream Restoration Project
Restoration efforts in the Black River watershed will receive a big boost thanks to a $260,586 grant awarded by Ohio EPA.

April 16, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $540,000 for Two Franklin County Water Restoration Projects
Ohio EPA has awarded a $230,885 grant to the city of New Albany and a $308,220 grant to the Columbus & Franklin County Metropolitan Park District for projects to benefit local streams.

April 16, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Huff Run Watershed Restoration $326,900 to Reclaim Mine Land
Ohio EPA has awarded a $326,900 grant to Huff Run Watershed Restoration Partnership in Mineral City (Tuscarawas County) to reclaim 10 acres impacted by coal mining spoils.

April 16, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards More Than $214,000 for Union County Restoration Project
Ohio EPA has awarded a $214,306 grant to The River Institute for a project to restore Powderlick Run in Union County.

April 4, 2012
Ohio, Michigan, U.S. EPA Officials Cooperating on Lake Erie Improvements
Nearly 100 citizens gathered at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge in Oregon today to hear from Ohio, Michigan and U.S. EPA environmental decision makers as they discussed cooperative efforts between the agencies for the common goal of protecting and improving water quality in Lake Erie’s western basin.

April 3, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for Environmental Recognition Program
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for its new program that recognizes those committed to environmental excellence.

March 30, 2012
Ohio, Michigan, Federal Environmental Officials to Discuss Western Basin Lake Erie Issues
Ohio EPA Director Scott J. Nally will host a question and answer session for the public regarding water quality issues confronting the Western Basin of Lake Erie.

March 26, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Ashtabula Harbor Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging of the Ashtabula Harbor federal navigation channel and its potential to impact Lake Erie water quality will be the focus of an April 9, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

March 23, 2012
City of Wooster to Address Violations of Clean Water Act at City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the city of Wooster agreed to initiate operational changes and upgrade its wastewater treatment plant.

March 23, 2012
Mahoning County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of YWCA of Youngstown Housing LLC, another Youngstown property has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

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