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05/13/2009EPA selects Ohio youths for Presidential Environmental Youth Award
05/08/2009EPA: $5.6 million in grants for contaminated land cleanup, economic development in Ohio
05/07/2009EPA reaches agreement with National Lime and Stone on clean-air violations
05/04/2009EPA seeks public comment on Laufen International clean up plan
04/21/2009Oberlin College beats North Coast Athletic Conference rivals in EPA's Green Power Challenge
04/15/2009EPA recognizes 12 Energy Star Partners from the Midwest for outstanding energy efficiency
04/08/2009Ohio receives economic recovery funding from U.S.EPA to reduce diesel emissions, create jobs
04/08/2009EPA proposes Cedarburg, Wis., site for Superfund National Priorities List
04/08/2009EPA adds East Chicago site to Superfund list; proposes Elkhart, Ind., site
04/08/2009EPA adds two Dayton area sites to Superfund list; proposes Marion contaminated river site
04/08/2009EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / EPA also proposes to add an additional 13 new sites to the NPL
03/19/2009EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases in Ohio
03/12/2009EPA, du Pont agree to lower limit of PFOA in drinking water near W. Va. plant
03/06/2009EPA, General Latex sign DOW Legacy site corrective action agreement
02/26/2009EPA awards over $4.8 million to Midwest Clean Diesel partners; Wis. DOT gets $750,000
02/18/2009EPA, DOJ reach $1.6 million settlement on Troy, Ohio, Superfund cleanup
02/12/2009EPA names new head of its midwest criminal investigation program
01/29/2009Ottawa River will be cleaner thanks to Great Lakes Legacy Act
12/04/2008EPA Cites National Lime and Stone for clean-air violations
11/21/2008EPA awards $271,278 in grants to 11 Midwest environmental education projects
11/13/2008EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reduction
11/13/2008EPA news brief:  Nov. 18 open house and public hearing on proposed changes to Ohio water pollution program
10/15/2008EPA sets hearing on change to Ohio water pollution program
10/10/2008EPA issues compliance order to University of Cincinnati
10/02/2008EPA begins long-term study at Dayton Superfund Site; Meeting Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m.
10/01/2008EPA picks cleanup plan for two creeks near Nease Superfund site
10/01/2008NEWS BRIEF: EPA regional library has opened
09/18/2008EPA hosts Environmental Nanotechnology Conference in Chicago, Oct. 7 - 9, 2008
09/12/2008EPA Approves Hurricane-Related Fuel Waivers for Virginia and Ohio
09/03/2008U.S. EPA adds East Troy site to Superfund list, proposes two Ohio and one Indiana site for list
08/28/2008News Brief: Ashtabula River Cleanup Complete
08/19/2008EPA issues list of Midwest counties it plans to name as not meeting new, health-based soot standard
08/13/2008Lynn Buhl begins work as Regional Administrator
08/07/2008EPA reaches agreement with Republic Engineered Products on clean-air violations
07/21/2008Lynn Buhl to Serve as EPA Regional Administrator for the Great Lakes Region
07/11/2008EPA proposes cleanup plan for two creeks near Nease Superfund site; comment period begins
06/24/2008EPA asks for comments on AK Steel disposal well
06/11/2008Four of the nation's largest home builders settle storm water violations
05/20/2008EPA reaches agreement with Riceland Cabinet on clean-air violations
04/25/2008EPA'S Great Lakes Earth Day Challenge a resounding success; more e-waste and old meds collections this weekend
04/25/2008EPA orders Scotts to stop sales of two more pesticides with false or misleading labels
04/25/2008EPA asks nine major national chains to pull illegal Miracle-Gro pesticides from shelves
04/24/2008Plans to protect five Great Lakes now available
04/18/2008MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA kicks off Earth Week with Monday press conference on the Great Lakes Earth Day Challenge at the Shedd Aquarium
04/14/2008Heidelberg College Center receives EPA grant to protect local waterways
04/14/2008EPA reaches agreement with American Energy on clean-air violations
04/11/2008EPA agreement on Countywide Landfill; includes extensive monitoring and capping plan
04/10/2008Great Lakes Earth Day Challenge 2008: Go green and head to a drop-off in your area for e-waste and old meds
04/10/2008Note to public service directors: Earth Day PSAs available on EPA web site
04/08/2008EPA awards $18 million in Brownfields grants to 56 communities in Great Lakes states
04/04/2008EPA National Brownfields Grants announcement to be held in Covington, KY
03/14/2008EPA to award $5 million for Midwest Clean-Diesel projects
03/13/2008EPA's Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge: a prescription for healthy Great Lakes
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
03/11/2008Chemical spill reporting violations: EPA settles with Chemsol Products Corp., Cleveland
02/22/2008EPA settles with SABCO Industries on hazardous-waste violations
02/22/2008EPA and DOJ extend public comment period for agreement with S.H. BELL on clean-air violations
02/21/2008EPA awards Energy Star status to 176 buildings in Midwest
02/06/2008EPA gives $117,747 to Mich. Inter-Tribal Council to raise awareness of environmental health risks to women
02/06/2008EPA gives $97,204 to Ohio to raise awareness of environmental health risks to women
01/30/2008EPA Awards Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks to Pregnant Women
01/23/2008EPA awards $154,848 grant to Canton Local School District for clean school bus project
01/23/2008EPA awards $118,000 grant to Hamilton County, Ohio, for clean school bus project
12/14/2007Ohio company agrees to reduce hazardous emissions
12/04/2007EPA awards $55,000 grant to Ohio Department of Health for healthful schools program
11/20/2007Media Advisory: EPA'S SmartWay Partnership and Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative to kick off campaign to cut air pollution from idling trucks
11/15/2007EPA 2007 enforcement in Ohio benefits health and the environment
11/09/2007Heidelberg College students receive 'green' design grant from EPA
11/05/2007EPA update meeting on Dayton vapor investigation Nov. 15, 6 p.m.
11/01/2007EPA hosts regional forum for water and wastewater utilities
10/29/2007EPA reaches agreement with Products Chemical on clean-air violations
10/25/2007Media Advisory: EPA invites trade media to recycling forums on foundry sand/asphalt shingles October 31 and November 1-2
10/25/2007 Ohio wastewater treatment plant named best-operated by EPA
10/23/2007EPA orders cleanup of new PCB contamination found at Fields Brook Superfund Site
10/22/2007EPA honors six Great Lakes communities for brownfields efforts
10/18/2007Media Advisory: EPA has additional objections to Indiana's draft permit for US Steel Gary Works
10/15/2007EPA picks cleanup plan for Allied Chemical and Ironton Coke Superfund site
10/12/2007EPA has objected to Indiana's draft permit for U.S. Steel Corp's Gary Works
10/12/2007Proctor and Gamble receives EPA Children's Environmental Health Excellence Award
10/11/2007EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel-emission reduction efforts
10/10/2007EPA to Dow Chemical: 60 day clock to negotiate on Tittabawassee River system cleanup starts today
10/02/2007EPA R/V Lake Guardian dedicated in honor of Peter L. Wise, former Great Lakes National Program Director
09/26/2007EPA gives $97,388 to Midwest projects that increase environmental awareness
09/19/2007EPA proposes East Troy, Ohio, site for Superfund National Priorities List
08/24/2007Chemical spill reporting violations: EPA settles Ohio cases
08/21/2007EPA awards research grants worth $1 million to Ohio institutions
08/15/2007Media Advisory: Press Conference to follow EPA's Lake Michigan summit at 3:15 p.m. today
08/15/2007Region 5 to convene Lake Michigan summit on BP Whiting issues; 3:15 p.m. press conference will follow
08/10/2007EPA reaches agreement with BASF Construction Chemicals on clean-air violations
08/02/2007EPA: Dayton-Springfield area meets health standard for smog
08/02/2007EPA: Toledo area meets the health standard for smog
07/31/2007EPA Administrator Johnson presents Dr. Gordon Forward with Presidential Award for Volunteers
07/31/2007Media Advisory: Briefing on Dayton vapor investigation, AUGUST 2, 2 P.M.
07/25/2007EPA presents water stewardship award to Ohio swine operation
07/18/2007EPA invites projects for Midwest Clean-Diesel grants
07/16/2007EPA proposes cleanup plan for Allied Chemical and Ironton Coke site; comment period ends August 14
07/12/2007EPA proposes cleanup plan for Elyria Superfund Site; public meeting July 26, revised
07/11/2007EPA proposes cleanup plan for Elyria Superfund Site; public meeting July 26
06/26/2007Chemical spill reporting violations: EPA settles Indiana, Michigan and Ohio cases
06/15/2007Marathon Petroleum Recognized by EPA for Energy Efficiency at Four U.S. Refineries