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SABR provides outreach and technical training to environmental professionals and communities involved in brownfield revitalization. Through its Site Assistance and Brownfield Revitalization section, the division provides technical review and assistance to the Clean Ohio Fund and JobsOhio Revitalization Fund. SABR also serves as the contact for brownfields or contaminated sites not yet in any cleanup program [e.g.: Voluntary Action Program, Remedial Response Program, Superfund, RCRA - Corrective Action and Closure].
maintains Ohio’s Brownfield Inventory of sites at which response actions may occur in the next year
coordinates targeted brownfield assessments for communities, oversees Ohio’s brownfields program, markets Ohio’s cleanup programs and conducts outreach and training to local governments concerning brownfield issues
serves as point of coordination for questions about brownfield grants and other incentives
provides community revitalization support (CRS) to local governments in locating funding (both state and federal), determining the correct environmental program and finding technical assistance
provides responses to DERR database requests
oversees VAP certification programs (Certified Biocriteria Evaluators, Certified Laboratories and Certified Professionals) including tracking and training
manages the VAP environmental insurance program
Dredged Material - Make It Your Business!
Each year, 1.5 million cubic yards of material is dredged from the federal navigation channels along Ohio’s Lake Erie shoreline. Historically, most of the material dredged from Lake Erie has been placed back into the open waters of the lake. Thanks to the enactment of Senate Bill 1, open-lake disposal will no longer be an option as of July 1, 2020. It’s time to stop wasting dredged material and start using it to help Ohio. For more information, visit the webpage.
Report release of any material that impacts public health or the environment, including chemicals and petroleum products. Be prepared with as much of the following information as possible:
Division of Environmental Response and Revitalization
Phone: (614) 644-2924 ~ Fax: (614) 644-3146 ~ Contact
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, OH 43216-1049
Street Address: 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215
Report a Spill, Release or Environmental Crime
(800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946
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