Policy & Politics

Comments submitted on Mar. 7, 2008 regarding Outdoor Wood-Fired Boilers (OWBs)

Published Mar. 12, 2008

OFBF believes that all existing installed OWBs should be grandfathered and exempted from the emission standard limits. Setback and stack height requirements should be established for new installations.

Comments submitted on Nov. 10, 2008 regarding NPDES

Published Nov. 11, 2008

Rule revision to facilitate transfer of NPDES Program for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations to Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Comments submitted on Oct. 10, 2008 regarding Biosolids Rules

Published Oct. 13, 2008

Proposed Draft Biosolids Rules, OAC 3745 - 40 submitted to Ohio EPA, Division of Surface Water

Motor Carrier Weight Threshold Rules Revised

Published Dec. 17, 2010

The Public Utilities Commission (PUCO) has revised its rules relative to motor carrier transportation safety. These revised rules now extend PUCO jurisdiction to regulate vehicle safety to vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 10,001 to 26,000 pounds that are operating...

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New Ohio Livestock Care Standards become effective Sept. 29

Published Aug. 11, 2011

Ohio Department of Agriculture Director James Zehringer announced animal care rules developed by the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will become effective Sept. 29, 2011. Farm community encouraged to attend five regional informational meetings.