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Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) - The Cleveland Indians and Progressive Field Case Study - Demonstrating leadership in waste reduction, energy conservation and recycling

Ohio EPA’s E3 Awards program recognizes businesses, non-profits and government agencies in the Buckeye State for going above and beyond to demonstrate environmental excellence.

Free Pollution Prevention (P2) On-Site Assistance Saves Money and Reduces Waste

Businesses and other organizations interested in waste reduction and sustainable practices can get free, confidential on-site assessments to help identify these opportunities from the Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP).

Ohio EPA’s Web Resources for Pollution Prevention (P2)

P2 means avoiding pollution at the source rather than trying to control it afterward.

Ohio EPA’s Partnership Contributes to Successful Grand Opening of the Scioto River Greenways Project

Ohio EPA provided $300,000 in federal Clean Water Act, Section 319 grant funds toward the removal and $5 million in Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) money for reshaping the river channel, restoring the banks, and planting trees, shrubs and other riparian vegetation.

DEFA Helps Protect the Glen Helen Nature Preserve

Combining forces, DEFA and Warren County contributed more than $1.3 million toward the total $3 million protection project cost.

What to Expect During an Ohio EPA Inspection

If you have not been through an Ohio EPA inspection, this article will give you a general idea of the inspection process and what to expect if an inspector does show up at your door.

Properly Managing Fluorescent Bulbs

Does your business or institution use lamps? If so, it’s important that you are aware of Ohio EPA’s requirements related to disposal of lamps. Businesses, schools, retail stores, restaurants, offices and other non-household operations that generate waste lamps are subject to Ohio EPA’s rules. If you are throwing your lamps in the dumpster, you may be illegally disposing of hazardous waste.

Asbestos Notification Requirements for Demolition and Renovation Contractors

Asbestos exposure can lead to serious health problems, so it is important for demolition and renovation contractors to be aware of and in compliance with Ohio EPA’s asbestos requirements.

Funding Opportunities

Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Program


Emergency Engine Electronic Reports and Annual Emissions Reports