May 2, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Permits Issued to Lake County’s Lubrizol Corporation
Ohio EPA and U.S. EPA have scheduled a May 15, 2012, public meeting to discuss state and federal draft hazardous waste permits issued to The Lubrizol Corporation in Wickliffe.

April 30, 2012
State Announces Harmful Algal Bloom Advisory Levels for 2012
The State of Ohio today announced this season’s strategy for Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in recreational waters.

April 26, 2012
Columbus Coated Fabrics Property Cleared for Residential Redevelopment
Another brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and cleanup through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of Wagenbrenner Development, its subsidiaries, the city of Columbus and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

April 25, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting about Sunny Farms Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, to accept comments on a proposed expansion of the Sunny Farms Landfill in Seneca County.

April 24, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing About Proposed Monday Creek Restoration Projects
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on May 8, 2012, regarding the water quality impacts of 20 separate Monday Creek restoration projects in Athens, Hocking and Perry counties.

April 24, 2012
Ohio EPA Proposes Updates to Ambient Air Quality And Emergency Episode Standards
Ohio EPA is proposing amendments to ambient air quality and emergency episode standards to make them the same as the federal rules.

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.