This week, the OMA Environment Committee held its first meeting of 2020 to review numerous regulatory and legislative matters that could affect Ohio manufacturers. Guest speaker Anne Vogel, the governor’s assistant policy director for energy and environment, briefed members on the H2Ohio initiative and state monitoring of PFAS levels in drinking water.
Tim Ling, Plaskolite’s corporate environmental director, updated members on Ohio’s storm water permitting. Additional meeting topics included Lake Erie remediation plans, hazardous waste rules, and the potential effects of the U.S. EPA’s 2015 ozone standard on Ohio cities.
The next meeting of the OMA Environment Committee will be Thursday, May 28. All members are welcome to register. 2/12/2020
Anne Vogel with Gov. Mike DeWine’s office spoke this week to the OMA Environment Committee.