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.
August 24, 2015 Ohio EPA Announces New Senior Staff Appointments to Focus on Lake Erie
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler is building a team of staff to focus solely on improving Lake Erie’s water quality.
July 30, 2015 Ohio EPA Approves Second of Two Decisions for Piketon Cleanup; U.S. Department of Energy Receives Green Light for Structure Removals
Ohio EPA has approved a second Record of Decision (ROD) for the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The document will allow the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to begin decontamination and decommissioning of buildings and structures at the site.
July 7, 2015 Ohio EPA Approves First of Two Decisions for Piketon Cleanup; U.S. Department of Energy Gets Green Light for Disposal Cell
The Piketon Gaseous Diffusion Plant is a step closer to conducting final remedy and cleanup thanks to the first of two Records of Decision (ROD) submitted by the U.S. Department of Energy being approved by Ohio EPA.
June 23, 2015 Ohio EPA, Heritage Thermal Services Settle Violations From Ash Release
Heritage Thermal Services, a commercial hazardous waste incinerator facility in East Liverpool, has agreed to resolve air and hazardous waste violations at its facility, which stemmed from a July 13, 2013, ash release into a nearby neighborhood.
April 24, 2015 Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Proposed Mahoning County Landfill Expansion
A draft permit to expand the Mahoning Landfill, will be the focus of a May 7, 2015, Ohio EPA public meeting. The information session and public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at the Springfield Township Administration Building, 3475 East South Range Road, New Springfield.
April 20, 2015 Ohio EPA Orders Cleanup of Illegal Scrap Tire Dump in Logan County
Ohio EPA has ordered the operator of an illegal scrap tire dump near Huntsville in Logan County to remove and properly dispose of more than 100,000 scrap tires from three acres of land at 4971 County Road 130.
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.
February 24, 2015 Partnership Aims for Improved Recycling Data
Recycling saves Ohio’s landfill space, conserves natural resources and saves on disposal costs. Recycling also creates jobs and is good for Ohio’s economy.
February 5, 2015 Heritage Thermal Services Issued Permit Modification from Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA has issued a class two permit modification to Heritage Thermal Services allowing them to increase current container storage capacity by 25 percent, reallocate some existing storage capacity and construct a bulk storage area.
November 6, 2014 Ohio EPA Considering Renewal of INEOS Hazardous Waste Permit
Ohio EPA and U.S. EPA have jointly issued draft renewals of the hazardous waste facility operating permit for INEOS USA Inc., which would allow the company to continue to store and treat hazardous at its Fort Amanda Road facility in Lima.
August 1, 2014 Ohio EPA To Hold Cytec Hazardous Waste Permit Renewal Hearing
Ohio EPA is considering a hazardous waste permit renewal for Cytec Industries (Cytec) and will hold an information session and public hearing at 6 p.m., Aug. 12, 2014, at the Marietta Public Library Meeting Room, 615 Fifth St., Marietta.
June 26, 2014 Ohio EPA, SWACO Help Put More Green in German Village Haus und Garten Tour
Ohio EPA and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) have worked with the German Village Society to improve recycling opportunities at its Haus und Garten Tour, June 29, 2014. Experts from both agencies will be reviewing this year’s event and seeking suggestions about how to make future tours come even closer to zero-waste, sustainable events.
June 10, 2014 Officials to Focus on New High Street Glass Recycling Program
An Ohio EPA recycling grant focused on glass recovery from businesses on High Street is paying dividends for the city of Columbus.
April 22, 2014 Public Invited to Comment on a Draft Hazardous Waste Permit Issued to Envirite of Ohio
Ohio EPA will hold a May 6, 2014, public meeting to accept comments concerning a proposed hazardous waste permit renewal for Envirite of Ohio in Canton.