Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance

Focused on better meeting the needs of our customers

Ohio EPA must have strong regulatory programs to protect public health and the environment. An equally important responsibility of the Agency is providing our customers with access to technical and financial resources that will help them achieve and maintain compliance. Education, outreach and innovative approaches to promote stewardship enhance environmental benefits.

Smaller businesses and communities have limited time to search for the resources and tools available, and can quickly get lost trying to navigate the Agency for relevant information.

To enhance the way in which we serve our customers and improve our own internal operations we have realigned some of our key compliance assistance and funding programs into the division. The division takes a proactive approach in reaching out to Ohio’s communities and businesses to share information about our services. It is important that our regulated entities understand what resources are available and that we make ourselves available to guide them through the process of getting help, so that we can more fully meet their needs.

Read details about the new merger in this letter from Director Butler.

Enhancing Service to Businesses and Communities
Learn more about the merger of Ohio EPA’s Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP) and our Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance (DEFA).