This week at the OMA Environment Committee meeting, members met with Laura Factor, Assistant Director of Ohio EPA. Ms. Factor updated the members on Director Butler’s priorities in the final year of the Kasich administration.
These priorities mostly involve water issues, and especially the reduction of phosphorus in Lake Erie. Members also reviewed potential legislation capping phosphorus discharge at 1.0 mg/L and reviewed the latest Construction Storm Water General Permit draft Ohio EPA recently released.
A panel presentation on the old Permit Processing Efficiency Committee by Plaskolite, former EPA Director Chris Jones and Ohio EPA also proved popular.
Laura Factor, Assistant Director, and Mike Hopkins, Assistant Chief, Permitting, Ohio EPA, visit with OMA Environment Committee members.