January 21, 2016
Judge Grants State’s Request to Order Abandoned Steel Plant to Treat Industrial Wastewater and Secure the Site
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Director Craig W. Butler today announced that a Trumbull County judge has granted the state’s request for a temporary restraining order against Warren Steel, after it shut down last week, abandoning hazardous chemicals and wastewater on its site.

January 15, 2016
Ohio EPA Opens Public Comment Period for Draft Air Permit for the Hanoverton Compressor Station
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments until February 16, 2016 on a draft air permit for a proposed natural gas compressor station in the Hanoverton area of Columbiana County. The compressor station would be located near the intersection of State Route 644 and Ridgeway Road and is intended to facilitate delivery of natural gas along the Nexus Gas Transmission (NGT) pipeline.

January 15, 2016
Ohio EPA Opens Public Comment Period for Draft Air Permit for the Salineville Compressor Station
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments until February 16, 2016 on a draft air permit for a proposed natural gas compressor station in the Salineville area of Columbiana County. The compressor station would be located near Yellow Creek Road and is intended to facilitate delivery of natural gas along the Nexus Gas Transmission (NGT) pipeline.

January 15, 2016
Ohio EPA to Hold Public Meeting, Receive Comments Concerning Draft Air Permit for Proposed Wadsworth Compressor Station
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Feb. 16, 2016, about a draft air permit for a proposed natural gas compressor station in the Wadsworth/Guilford Township area of Medina County. The compressor station would be located just north of I-76 on Guilford Road and is intended to facilitate delivery of natural gas along the Nexus Gas Transmission (NGT) pipeline.

January 12, 2016
Oakwood Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Oakwood Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 12, 2016
Lakewood Local Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Lakewood Local are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 12, 2016
Cardinal Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Cardinal Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 11, 2016
Perry Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Perry Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 11, 2016
Saint Ambrose School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Saint Ambrose School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

December 28, 2015
Ohio EPA Awards Grant to Provide Lessons in Urban Forestry to Cleveland-area Organization
The Western Reserve Land Conservancy wants to increase the Cleveland Metropolitan Area’s urban forest canopy and has joined with Holden Arboretum to teach area residents how to properly plant and care for trees. Urban trees help filter pollution and can help lower temperatures by providing shade in the summer so improving the density of urban woody plants has benefits to both people and their environment.

December 28, 2015
Ohio EPA Education Grant for Models at TNC’s Ashtabula County Site
Area teachers will be able to learn about and expose their students to a beaver lodge exhibit thanks to work being done by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) at its Grand River Conservation Campus, Morgan Swamp Preserve. With financial assistance from Ohio EPA, TNC will design and build a beaver lodge exhibit in an existing building at the Morgan Swamp Preserve site.

December 28, 2015
Ohio EPA Education Grant to Fund Hands-on Learning in Cuyahoga and Summit Counties
Drawing inspiration from nature, Great Lakes Biomimicry is developing and will be teaching site-specific wetland ecology lessons and project-based learning activities for school field trips to two University of Akron field stations. Approximately 800 Akron City Schools middle and high school students will visit the Panzer Wetland Wildlife Reserve and Bath Nature Preserve for hands-on educational opportunities.

December 17, 2015
Ohio EPA Issues Final Permit Allowing Expansion of Mahoning Landfill
Ohio EPA has approved a permit that will allow both lateral and vertical expansion of the Mahoning Landfill, Inc., a municipal solid waste landfill located at 3510 Garfield Road, New Springfield.

December 4, 2015
Lordstown Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Landfill Odors
State and local regulators will hold a December 9, 2015, community meeting to update residents on efforts to eliminate nuisance odors originating from the Lordstown Construction Recovery (LCR) Landfill.

December 2, 2015
Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Hold December Meeting at ODNR Geological Survey Office in Delaware
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will hold its next quarterly meeting Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources – Division of Geological Survey office in Delaware. The meeting will be held in the Horace R. Collins Conference Room, 3307 South Old State Road.

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