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The Marietta Times
Water tank project criticizedpossible symptoms of lead poisoning, and the last page of the flier urges resid
Water tank project criticized
The Marietta Times / Posted 20 hours ago
possible symptoms of lead poisoning, and the last page of the flier urges residents to call the Marietta Health Department, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Marietta's safety-service director to express concerns about lead exposure from the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Elevated lead levels at Dayton hospital found at multiple sitesFred E. Weber Center houses the health education programs and the Berry Buildin
Elevated lead levels at Dayton hospital found at multiple sites
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Fred E. Weber Center houses the health education programs and the Berry Building is home of the women’s center. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said elevated lead levels were discovered during routine water testing Friday, although... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Urbana local schools shifts construction scheduleof property purchased in 2004, he said, near Champaign Family YMCA on Community
Urbana local schools shifts construction schedule
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
of property purchased in 2004, he said, near Champaign Family YMCA on Community Drive. But the district was notified by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency it would have to install explosive gas monitoring systems in the building, Thiel said,... Read more
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examiner.com
Help the environment with recycling rain waterand adding rocks and mulch. A normal rain garden can cost approximately $400-$5
Help the environment with recycling rain water
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
and adding rocks and mulch. A normal rain garden can cost approximately $400-$500. A rain gardens are defined by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is “a shallow depression that has deep-rooted native plants and grasses used to absorb... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Wind fans landfill fireblaze for about three and a half hours, Miller said. He said no one was hurt b
Wind fans landfill fire
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
blaze for about three and a half hours, Miller said. He said no one was hurt by the fire. He said a representative from Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was on scene. Miller said the representative was monitoring air pollution from the... Read more
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Salem News
Weighing optionsMalmsberry said. Hodgson explained that several years ago when the commission
Weighing options
Salem News / Posted 7 days ago
Malmsberry said. Hodgson explained that several years ago when the commission was looking at upgrades to help meet certain Ohio Environmental Protection Agency requirements, the work was divided into three phases. Phase I dealt with addressing... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Thurs. 10 pm: West Farmington mayor excited about water projectplant. It's been a constant, daily struggle to keep it operating," McIntosh sai
Thurs. 10 pm: West Farmington mayor excited about water project
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
plant. It's been a constant, daily struggle to keep it operating," McIntosh said as state and county officials, including Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Director Craig W. Butler, joined her at the village plant to announce a unique funding... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Area officials urge Ohio to do more to fight toxic algae threat in Lake Eriethat Ohio has not gone far enough, and New York is threatened by Ohio’s inadequ
Area officials urge Ohio to do more to fight toxic algae threat in Lake Erie
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
that Ohio has not gone far enough, and New York is threatened by Ohio’s inadequate plan.” Ryan and local groups urged the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its policy to reduce toxic algae. Ohio will require farms to voluntarily... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Thames targeted in Lake Erie phosphorus planbiggest conduit — “the motherlode of nutrient loading,” said Karl Gephart, depu
Thames targeted in Lake Erie phosphorus plan
Sarnia Observer / Posted 8 days ago
biggest conduit — “the motherlode of nutrient loading,” said Karl Gephart, deputy director for water resources with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency — is the Maumee River watershed in Ohio. It’s estimated the Maumee alone seeds as much... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Thames targeted in Lake Erie phosphorus planbiggest conduit — “the motherlode of nutrient loading,” said Karl Gephart, depu
Thames targeted in Lake Erie phosphorus plan
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 8 days ago
biggest conduit — “the motherlode of nutrient loading,” said Karl Gephart, deputy director for water resources with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency — is the Maumee River watershed in Ohio. It’s estimated the Maumee alone seeds as much... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Thames targeted in Lake Erie phosphorus planbiggest conduit — “the motherlode of nutrient loading,” said Karl Gephart, depu
Thames targeted in Lake Erie phosphorus plan
Chatham Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
biggest conduit — “the motherlode of nutrient loading,” said Karl Gephart, deputy director for water resources with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency — is the Maumee River watershed in Ohio. It’s estimated the Maumee alone seeds as much... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Thames targeted in Lake Erie phosphorus planbiggest conduit — “the motherlode of nutrient loading,” said Karl Gephart, depu
Thames targeted in Lake Erie phosphorus plan
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 8 days ago
biggest conduit — “the motherlode of nutrient loading,” said Karl Gephart, deputy director for water resources with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency — is the Maumee River watershed in Ohio. It’s estimated the Maumee alone seeds as much... Read more
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The Times Leader
Monroe County man fined for dumping frack brine into creek that runs into Ohio Rivertrade journals to educate readers on the "Waterways of the U.S." Hercher must
Monroe County man fined for dumping frack brine into creek that runs into Ohio River
The Times Leader / Posted 8 days ago
trade journals to educate readers on the "Waterways of the U.S." Hercher must register all of his wells and ensure they are within compliance with Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency laws within... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Buckeye Lake algae prompts warningtoxins there. ODNR performed the tests last week after learning that separate,
Buckeye Lake algae prompts warning
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
toxins there. ODNR performed the tests last week after learning that separate, non-recreational tests conducted by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency showed high microcystin levels. ODNR testing conducted at the docks and boat lunches... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Monroe County Man Sentenced For Dumping Brine in Ditchthree trade journals to educate readers on the "Waterways of the U.S." Hercher
Monroe County Man Sentenced For Dumping Brine in Ditch
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 9 days ago
three trade journals to educate readers on the "Waterways of the U.S." Hercher must register all of his wells and ensure they are in compliance with Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency laws within 90... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Savings touted in regional systemeasements rather than at the Collins Park treatment plant. That redundant-capa
Savings touted in regional system
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 days ago
easements rather than at the Collins Park treatment plant. That redundant-capacity project is part of the $500 million Ohio Environmental Protection Agency-mandated plan to upgrade and expand the Collins Park plant. “Build that separate water... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Algae-fighting chemicals turn Oregon’s water pinkalways have been able to make adjustments before any of the tinted water got ou
Algae-fighting chemicals turn Oregon’s water pink
The Toledo Blade / Posted 10 days ago
always have been able to make adjustments before any of the tinted water got out to the public, Mr. McClure said. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said Monday health risks were “minimal.” Agency spokesman Dina Pierce said an excessive... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
MetroParks Lily Pond reopens with upgraded parking lotproject that caps off months’ worth of improvement efforts at one of the park s
MetroParks Lily Pond reopens with upgraded parking lot
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
project that caps off months’ worth of improvement efforts at one of the park system’s most-popular sites. An Ohio Environmental Protection Agency grant covered 100 percent of the cost for the MetroParks to rehabilitate the Lily Pond... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mill Creek's Lily Pond reopens with new parking lot, other improvementsproject that caps off months’ worth of improvement efforts at one of the park s
Mill Creek's Lily Pond reopens with new parking lot, other improvements
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 12 days ago
project that caps off months’ worth of improvement efforts at one of the park system’s most-popular sites. An Ohio Environmental Protection Agency grant covered 100 percent of the cost for the MetroParks to rehabilitate the Lily Pond... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Columbiana looking for new water superintendentnew water plant has been a project in the works for the last several years, fol
Columbiana looking for new water superintendent
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 12 days ago
new water plant has been a project in the works for the last several years, following an Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency recommendation that the existing plant be replaced due to its age. The current plant is... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Ahead of summer, Buckeye Lake water being tested for toxic algae levelstells 10TV that samples were taken this week to test for harmful algal blooms,
Ahead of summer, Buckeye Lake water being tested for toxic algae levels
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 13 days ago
tells 10TV that samples were taken this week to test for harmful algal blooms, or HABs. According to the website for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, some algae are a type of cyanobacteria that have the ability to produce the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
EPA ‘displeased’ Wright-Patterson missed deadline for water testThe leader of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is “extremely displeased
EPA ‘displeased’ Wright-Patterson missed deadline for water test
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 14 days ago
The leader of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is “extremely displeased” and the agency is reviewing what, if any legal action, to take after Wright-Patterson failed to meet a June 9 deadline to turn in groundwater samples to detect possible... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Ohio’s plan to fight toxic algae not enough to lessen threat to Buffalo’s water supply, officials saythat Ohio has not gone far enough, and New York is threatened by Ohio’s inadequ
Ohio’s plan to fight toxic algae not enough to lessen threat to Buffalo’s water supply, officials say
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
that Ohio has not gone far enough, and New York is threatened by Ohio’s inadequate plan.” Ryan and local groups urged the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its policy to reduce toxic algae. Ohio will require farms to voluntarily... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Ohio checks algae toxin levels at low-water Buckeye Lakehadn't done that testing for recreational purposes since the beaches were close
Ohio checks algae toxin levels at low-water Buckeye Lake
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
hadn't done that testing for recreational purposes since the beaches were closed last year amid the dam project, but the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency had tested for other purposes. Its samples taken last month showed some high levels of... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio checks algae toxin levels at low-water Buckeye Lakehadn't done that testing for recreational purposes since the beaches were close
Ohio checks algae toxin levels at low-water Buckeye Lake
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 14 days ago
hadn't done that testing for recreational purposes since the beaches were closed last year amid the dam project, but the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency had tested for other purposes. Its samples taken last month showed some high levels of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
State checking toxic algae levels in Buckeye Lakewater quality testing at the lake since early last year, when the beaches were
State checking toxic algae levels in Buckeye Lake
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
water quality testing at the lake since early last year, when the beaches were closed amid construction of a new dam. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has been testing the water, but that hasn’t been for recreational purposes, spokeswoman... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Gov. Kasich signs state water bill at South Side Middle Schoolexceeded the requirements. That, and the fact that residents weren't notified
Gov. Kasich signs state water bill at South Side Middle School
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 14 days ago
exceeded the requirements. That, and the fact that residents weren't notified of the problem until months later, led the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to pursue a criminal investigation against the village's water operator, as well as fire... Read more
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Salem News
Kasich signs lead in water notification billexceeded the requirements. That, and the fact that residents weren't notified o
Kasich signs lead in water notification bill
Salem News / Posted 14 days ago
exceeded the requirements. That, and the fact that residents weren't notified of the problem until months later, led the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to pursue a criminal investigation against the village's water operator, as well as fire... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Governor signs bill into law during Columbiana visitexceeded the requirements. That, and the fact that residents weren't notified
Governor signs bill into law during Columbiana visit
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 14 days ago
exceeded the requirements. That, and the fact that residents weren't notified of the problem until months later, led the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to pursue a criminal investigation against the village's water operator, as well as fire... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Kasich signs quicker lead-water alerts; won't endorse Trumpmiles from Sebring, because Ginter, the bill’s sponsor, represents Columbiana C
Kasich signs quicker lead-water alerts; won't endorse Trump
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 14 days ago
miles from Sebring, because Ginter, the bill’s sponsor, represents Columbiana County. Sebring is in Mahoning County. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency fired two employees and demoted a third after it was learned that senior OEPA management... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Delay in Columbus Castings sale worries customers, creditorsfirm, but the firm’s name has yet to appear in court filings. Among the other
Delay in Columbus Castings sale worries customers, creditors
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
firm, but the firm’s name has yet to appear in court filings. Among the other participants in the case is the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, which is asking the court to make sure that any new owner of the foundry is required to... Read more
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The Times Leader
Harrison County Farmer: Kinder Morgan pipe reroute ‘a victory’the process in question, often the Ohio Department of Natural Resources or ,par
Harrison County Farmer: Kinder Morgan pipe reroute ‘a victory’
The Times Leader / Posted 16 days ago
the process in question, often the Ohio Department of Natural Resources or ,particularly when a concern involves water, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. "Make your concerns public," said Yskamp, urging listeners to take their story to... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Marietta water plant upgrade could cost $20Mwell-maintained," Ruggles said, adding that the facility has not had a single v
Marietta water plant upgrade could cost $20M
The Marietta Times / Posted 17 days ago
well-maintained," Ruggles said, adding that the facility has not had a single violation in the last five years from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Mac McCauley said three basic issues needed to be addressed at the water plant,... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Water plant upgrade could cost $20Mwell-maintained," Ruggles said, adding that the facility has not had a single v
Water plant upgrade could cost $20M
The Marietta Times / Posted 17 days ago
well-maintained," Ruggles said, adding that the facility has not had a single violation in the last five years from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Mac McCauley said three basic issues needed to be addressed at the water plant,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
MetroParks Lily Pond reopenssurrounding trails and the parking lot, a MetroParks representative told The Vi
MetroParks Lily Pond reopens
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
surrounding trails and the parking lot, a MetroParks representative told The Vindicator. The MetroParks used grant funding through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for the project that improved the parking lot and added biofiltration a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Remove barriers to pipe repairstate’s crumbling and corroded clean-water pipe infrastructure needs significan
Remove barriers to pipe repair
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
state’s crumbling and corroded clean-water pipe infrastructure needs significant upgrades. Even as the legislature and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency work to eliminate instances of lead contamination in drinking water and fight toxic... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Saturday’s Riverfest aimed to introduce the Mahoning River to area residentsthe Ohio River. The water quality of the Mahoning is progressively getting bet
Saturday’s Riverfest aimed to introduce the Mahoning River to area residents
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 days ago
the Ohio River. The water quality of the Mahoning is progressively getting better, said Greg Orr, a representative of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Dunbar said the first Riverfest was supported solely by the Friends of the Mahoning... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting on Apex Landfill in BergholzThe Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public information session
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting on Apex Landfill in Bergholz
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 20 days ago
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public information session at 6 p.m. Thursday regarding the Apex Sanitary Landfill located in Jefferson and Harrison counties. The meeting will take place at John Gregg Elementary School in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Trumbull seeking engineering companies for ‘Blueprint’ water projectpay $1,500 for it, though people qualifying as low to moderate income will get
Trumbull seeking engineering companies for ‘Blueprint’ water project
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 21 days ago
pay $1,500 for it, though people qualifying as low to moderate income will get the curb box for free, Newbrough said. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is providing $6 million of the $12.5 at no cost to the county or customers and is... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & Notes6 at 4 p.m., according to Scalise’s office.New rules in effect to detect algal
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 21 days ago
6 at 4 p.m., according to Scalise’s office.New rules in effect to detect algal blooms in drinking water COLUMBUS — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that effective June 1, new rules are in place statewide to ensure that... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side Real Estate News & Noteswebsite at FiscalOffice.summitoh.net. New rules in effect to detect algal bloo
West Side Real Estate News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 22 days ago
website at FiscalOffice.summitoh.net. New rules in effect to detect algal blooms in drinking water COLUMBUS — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that effective June 1, new rules are in place statewide to ensure... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Judge to rule on weddings at Litchfield Township farm — The Medina County Gazettetable wines. Karris argued that the business may not legally manufacture or se
Judge to rule on weddings at Litchfield Township farm — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
table wines. Karris argued that the business may not legally manufacture or sell wine without receiving approval from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency or obtain a food handlers license to sell wine from the Medina County Board of Health... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio State Parks respond to harmful algal bloomsay they are doing everything in their power to reduce algal blooms in the wate
Ohio State Parks respond to harmful algal bloom
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 24 days ago
say they are doing everything in their power to reduce algal blooms in the water as we head into the summer months. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency released a statement last week saying "the state is further strengthening its approach... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
As work continues on Buckeye Lake dam, volunteer group focuses on waterbeing kept shallow last year pending dam construction. Buckeye Lake for Tomorr
As work continues on Buckeye Lake dam, volunteer group focuses on water
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
being kept shallow last year pending dam construction. Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow began working with the department, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the Fairfield County Soil and Water Conservation District to improve water quality... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Wastewater plant project ahead of schedule in Nilesproject looks to the future, preparing the plant for expected certification req
Wastewater plant project ahead of schedule in Niles
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
project looks to the future, preparing the plant for expected certification requirements by looking forward at projected Ohio Environmental Protection Agency standards. New processes to eliminate phosphorus and ammonia before the treated water... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Zoo poo a fertile stew for central Ohio gardensno profit. Instead it pays “tipping” fees to dump its load at the Class II comp
Zoo poo a fertile stew for central Ohio gardens
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
no profit. Instead it pays “tipping” fees to dump its load at the Class II composting facility, which is regulated by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. The cycle is complete when customers such Paula Willis spread it around flowers and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
5th annual Riverfest is Saturdaycan walk the river’s nature trail or enjoy a canoe or kayak ride under the dire
5th annual Riverfest is Saturday
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 26 days ago
can walk the river’s nature trail or enjoy a canoe or kayak ride under the direction of the Trumbull Canoe Trails. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will show participants what lives in the river; the Mahoning County Green Team and the... Read more
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The Times Leader
Waterline project nearly completea timeline because of the anticipated high cost of the project. Suto and Clear
Waterline project nearly complete
The Times Leader / Posted 28 days ago
a timeline because of the anticipated high cost of the project. Suto and Cleary met recently with Sarah Wallace of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Wallace, they noted, inspected CR 4 Road progress. "She is pleased with CR 4 project.... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Schools may get help to replacing aging water fixturesto make funds available to help schools identify outdated, lead-containing wate
Schools may get help to replacing aging water fixtures
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
to make funds available to help schools identify outdated, lead-containing water fixtures. Both agencies will work with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to develop guidelines for grants. The program would be retroactively effective as of... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio shutting down wellbecause of contamination concerns. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base officials s
Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio shutting down well
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 28 days ago
because of contamination concerns. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base officials said Thursday they will work closely with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to develop a long-range plan to resolve the issue. Regulators had reported last week... Read more
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