May 22, 2013
Belmont County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Water Quality Improvement

A $2.34 million interest-free Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) from Ohio EPA will fund a drinking water intake structure project that will provide Bellaire residents with a more reliable supply of drinking water.

May 21, 2013
Athens Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
Ohio EPA has issued an $18.6 million loan to the city of Athens to improve its wastewater treatment plant.

May 20, 2013
Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology in Cross Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA found the biology to be exceptional to very good at sites on select Ohio River tributaries (Island Creek, Croxton Run and Wills Creek) and 10 other sites in Jefferson and Harrison counties, according to a new biological and water quality study that Ohio EPA conducted in 2010.

May 20, 2013
Adams County Project Receives Ohio EPA Loan for Drinking Water Quality
Ohio EPA has issued a $427,717 low-interest loan to the Adams County Regional Water District to help construct the Sunshine Ridge waterline extension project, which will improve the drinking water quality for residents and eliminate a public health risk.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards 18 Community Recycling Grants
Ohio EPA is awarding grants to assist 18 communities with strengthening local recycling and litter prevention efforts through the Community Recycling Grant program.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Encourages Job Creation Through Recycling Programs
Thirteen projects across Ohio were awarded $1.7 million through the Recycling Market Development Grant program offered by Ohio EPA.

May 2, 2013
Ohio EPA Awards More Than $527,000 for 2013 Litter Cleanups and Tire Amnesties
Forty five communities will benefit from litter collection efforts or new tire amnesty collection programs thanks to grants from Ohio EPA.

May 1, 2013
Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology, More Sensitive Species In Deer Creek Watershed
Ohio EPA biologists found exceptional communities of fish and aquatic insects and excellent habitat on the Deer Creek mainstem and 19 tributaries in Madison, Pickaway, Fayette and Ross counties in 2011, according to a new biological and water quality study.

April 15, 2013
Ohio EPA Accepts Applications for Buckeye Lake Watershed Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications through April 30, 2013, for Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grants to benefit the Buckeye Lake watershed.

April 5, 2013
Ohio EPA to Extend Public Comment Period About Meigs County Mine Project
Ohio EPA will accept public comments about a Meigs County mine discharge diversion project until April 9, 2013.

March 28, 2013
State Hosting Best Local Land Use Meetings to Promote Balanced Growth
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission and the Ohio Water Resources Council have adopted new guidelines for local communities to use for local land use planning.

March 26, 2013
Ohio EPA Finds Exceptional Biology In Ohio River Tributaries
Exceptional communities of fish and aquatic insects have been found at nearly two dozen sites on Ohio River tributaries in Scioto, Jackson and Lawrence counties, according to a new Ohio EPA biological and water quality study.

March 15, 2013
Ohio EPA Receives Application to Certify Water Quality Impacts for Pipeline Project
Ohio EPA is reviewing an application to extend an underground pipeline across Jefferson, Harrison, Tuscarawas, Coshocton, Muskingum, Licking, Fairfield, Pickaway, Fayette, Greene, Clinton, Warren and Butler counties.

March 14, 2013
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Meigs County Mine Discharge Diversion
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Tues., March 26, 2013, at 6 p.m. to discuss the water quality impacts of a proposed pipeline project to divert discharges from Meigs Mine No. 31 near Langsville (around 30012 SR 124) to the Ohio River (mile 257.5).

March 6, 2013
Ohioans More Environmentally Literate Thanks to Outstanding Projects
Environmental education projects, paid for in part by the Ohio Environmental Education Fund, have helped hundreds of thousands of Ohioans better understand scientific and technical aspects of environmental issues.