State Agencies Announce Public Meeting for Grand Lake St. Marys Treatment Project

Ohio EPA, Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and Ohio Department of Agriculture are announcing that a meeting will be held in Celina on March 21, 2011, to provide information about the Grand Lake St. Marys large-scale alum treatment project. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at James F. Dicke Hall at Wright State University -Lake Campus.

ODNR is applying to Ohio EPA’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund for project financing of up to $5 million. The meeting and public participation are one part of the loan fund’s application process. Agency staff will be on hand to outline the scope of the treatment project and
present current cost estimates. A brief question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Public inquiries prior to the meeting should be directed to Ohio EPA Public Involvement Coordinator Darla Peelle. She can be reached via e-mail at or by calling (614) 644-2160.