The Emergency Response Program minimizes the impact of spills and releases to the environment and ensures proper cleanup.
is available to respond 24 hours a day, seven days
a week, with on-scene coordinators (OSCs)
available to help first responders address
environmental emergencies and pollution
incidents, including chemical and petroleum spills.
Statewide, Ohio EPA records more than 5,000
incident reports annually through calls to our
emergency response spill hotline from citizens,
companies, law enforcement, emergency
responders and other agencies.