Ohio EPA Director Testifies in Senate as House Makes Key Changes in Budget

Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson on Wednesday provided budget testimony to the Ohio Senate. The same evening, the House Finance Committee put its finishing touches on the state budget bill (HB 166).

Among the House’s budget changes affecting Ohio EPA were the removal of the Best Available Technology language; an amendment addressing the Lake Erie Bill of Rights by explicitly denying an eco-system standing in courts; and an appropriation to the George Barley Water Prize, which is a contest to help solve water issues. 5/8/2019