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Ohio EPA Seeks Public Comments on Plan Addressing Contamination at Bowling Green Site

The preferred plan to address the former Cooper Tire and Rubber Company property in Bowling Green will be the subject of an Ohio EPA public meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at Ohio EPA’s Northwest District Office, 347 North Dunbridge Road, Bowling Green.

Treasurer Josh Mandel Hosts CPIM Conference in Bowling Green

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s office hosted a Center for Public Investment Management (CPIM) conference on Thursday for Ohio public funds managers in Bowling Green. CPIM provides local government investment officers with continuing education training as they work to safeguard taxpayer dollars

Sen. Brown Announces $900,000 to Redevelop Cuyahoga County Brownfield Sites

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced $900,000 in new federal funds to support brownfield site assessment and cleanup in Cuyahoga County.

Portman and Shaheen Targeted Energy Efficiency Bill Headed to the President for Signature

U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) today announced that their Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015 has passed the House and is now headed to the President for signature. This bill, which passed the Senate in March, contains key energy efficiency provisions that will strengthen the economy and reduce pollution

Kaptur, Toledo Mayor Announce Green Infrastructure Grant

Congresswoman Kaptur (OH-9) and Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins announced a federal award for environmental infrastructure improvements in the Cullen Park area of the Point Place neighborhood.

Coit Road Site – Water Tower Park Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under...

Forest City Land Development and Collinwood BioEnergy have received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), after investigating the Water Tower Park property, 948 East 140th Street, Cleveland.

Ohio Leads the Nation with 100 LEED-Certified Public Schools and Hundreds More in the...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recognizes the state of Ohio and the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) on the LEED® certification of the 100th public school building in the state. Ohio leads the country with more LEED-certified public schools than any other state, with hundreds more in the LEED pipeline

Affordable Housing across Ohio to be Built to a Green Standard

CLEVELAND, OH - August 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- At a time when more and more low-income Ohioans are in need of housing they can afford, the Ohio Green Communities initiative is working across the state to help ensure that as many apartments as possible meet an energy efficient green standard.

Kilroy Green Housing Bill Spins Forward on Earth Day

Washington, DC - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Mary Jo Kilroy’s (OH-15) bill HR 4099, the Energy Efficiency Modernization Act passed the House Financial Services Committee as part of HR 2336, the GREEN Act (Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods) by a voice vote.

Brown Announces More Than $17.6 Million in Funds for Green Housing in Cleveland

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $17,687,509 in funds for the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Garden Valley Phase III project.

Treasurer Boyce to unveil new, green program to help homeowners save money, conserve energy

Columbus, OH - August 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Treasurer Kevin L. Boyce will officially unveil the Ohio Treasury’s latest Linked Deposit program geared toward providing reduced rate financing for Ohioans who complete weatherization improvements or install energy efficient products in their homes.

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Affordable Housing Out Of Reach for Low-Income Families in Ohio

Report Demonstrates Need To Expand Ohio Housing Trust Fund WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohioans need to earn at least $14.45 an hour in order...

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Brown Urges VA Secretary to Protect Funding For Homeless Veterans

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) in a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin urging him to fully reverse a plan to shift funding for VA programs that support homeless veterans. Earlier this month, the VA announced its intent to redirect the funding into a larger pool used by local VA hospitals at their discretion, risking a misuse of funds intended for homeless veterans.