Ohio EPA Holds Hearing for Carrollton Public Water Well

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15 at Carrollton Village Hall Council Chambers, 80 Second Street S.W., Carrollton. It will be an opportunity for residents to ask questions and submit comments concerning the application for wetlands impacts associated with the construction of a public water well to supplement existing wells

Brown Applauds More Than $1.2 Million in Federal Resources for Ohio Conservation and Outdoor...

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today applauded news that Ohio has been awarded $1,260,095 in new federal resources by the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to promote conservation and outdoor recreation. Of the funds, $1,236,596 comes from the regular Fiscal Year 2014 apportionment awarded to the states and $23,499 is a supplemental apportionment as a result of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA).

Miamisburg to Improve Drinking Water System with Ohio EPA Funds

Miamisburg will make major improvements to its drinking water system, thanks to a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA. The project will address aging infrastructure, improve drinking water quality and help the city meet current and future demand for water

Sen. Brown Announces $250,000 to Upgrade Water Infrastructure in Adams County

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded $250,000 to the Adams County Commissioners to improve water service in Bratton Township and the Village of Seaman through construction of a new 75,000 gallon elevated water storage tank.

Brown Announces Nearly $330,000 in Federal Funds to Improve Water Quality in Southeast Ohio

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that $329,987 has been awarded to Rural Action Inc., headquartered in The Plains, by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support AmeriCorps service programs. This funding will allow for 26 AmeriCorps volunteers to work with Rural Action to improve water quality in the Appalachian region of southeast Ohio through public education and awareness, research, and stream and river projects

Study of St. Marys River Watershed Underway by Ohio EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 8, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio EPA has begun a water quality study of the St. Marys River watershed in Auglaize, Mercer, Shelby and Van Wert counties. The St. Marys River combines with the St. Joseph River to form the Maumee River in Fort Wayne, Ind

Gibbs Votes For FY 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

Congressman Gibbs released the following statement after the FY 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill passed the House. “Together, the House took one step further toward funding our country’s infrastructure and ensuring our energy security. By providing much needed funding to critical regional and national maritime construction and energy infrastructure, we can remain a top global competitor.

Ranking Member Kaptur Delivers Energy & Water Appropriations Opening Statement On U.S. House Floor

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, delivered remarks to open debate for Energy and Water appropriations legislation on the House floor. Her full statement

Ranking Member Kaptur Delivers Opening Statement As Energy And Water Appropriations Markup Begins

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) delivered opening remarks for the House Appropriations Committee this morning as the committee begins markup of language from the Energy and Water Subcommittee where Kaptur serves as Ranking Member. Rep. Kaptur is also offering an amendment to remove controversial policy riders, most notably a provision that would roll back efforts to protect certain bodies of water, including ponds and marshes, under the Clean Water Act. Her opening statement in full


Central Ohio Housing Report – December 2018

While the 2017 housing market was marked by renewed optimism fueled by stock market strength, higher wages and a competitive environment for home sales, 2018 maintained the competitive housing market amid less than stellar stock market performance and rising interest rates while housing affordability dipped to a ten-year low.