As a precautionary response to COVID-19, Ohio EPA is currently operating with most staff working remotely. If you are working with our staff on a current project and you know the name of the employee you are working with, email them at firstname.lastname@epa.ohio.gov or call them directly. The Agency website has contact information for every district, division, and office. In order to reach us, please contact Ohio EPA’s main phone line at (614) 644-3020 or the main line for the division or office you are trying to reach.

After March 23, our district offices and Central Office will be temporarily closed and will have increasingly limited ability to receive deliveries, plans, etc. All entities are encouraged to submit plans, permit applications, etc., electronically where there are existing avenues to do so, such as the eBusiness Center (eBiz). Please refer to the list of available services on the main eBiz webpage. We encourage you to make use of all that apply, even if you have not used eBiz in the past. Plans under 25 MB can be emailed. For large plans over 25 MB, entities should work with the reviewer/division to upload via LiquidFiles. Directions for submitting docs via LiquidFiles is available on YouTube. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you in advance for your understanding.

To report a spill or environmental emergency, contact the spill hotline (800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946



October 22, 2018
Southwest Ohio Communities Receive $2.4 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA
Communities in Southwest Ohio are receiving more than $2.4 million in low-interest and principal forgiveness funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2018.

October 22, 2018
Southeast Ohio Communities Receive $6.4 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA
Communities in Southeast Ohio are receiving a total of $6.4 million in low-interest and principal forgiveness funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2018.

October 22, 2018
Northwest Ohio Communities Receive $9.2 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA
Communities in Northwest Ohio received $9.2 million in low-interest rate funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2018.

October 22, 2018
Northeast Ohio Communities Receive $97 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA
Communities in Northeast Ohio are receiving $97 million in low-interest and principal forgiveness funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2018.

October 22, 2018
Central Ohio Communities Receive $57 Million in Financing from Ohio EPA
Communities in Central Ohio are receiving $57 million in low-interest and principal forgiveness funding from Ohio EPA to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure and make other water quality improvements. The loans were approved between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2018.

October 15, 2018
750 Businesses/Organizations Using Ohio EPA Materials Marketplace
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler today highlighted early successes of the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) and invited businesses and organizations across the state to join the free online service for advertising and acquiring potentially useful products and materials that might otherwise be destined for disposal in landfills.

October 9, 2018
Two Ohio Universities to Receive Grants to Study Dredged Material Ag Uses
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has awarded two Lake Erie Protection Fund Grants of $50,000 each, which are geared toward the beneficial use of dredged material.

October 4, 2018
Ohio EPA Meeting Set to Discuss Buckeye Brine Injection Wells
Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss draft permits-to-operate for two Class I non-hazardous waste injection wells at the Buckeye Brine facility in Coshocton.

September 27, 2018
Public Meeting to Discuss Rumpke Landfill’s Proposed Expansion
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2018, to discuss a proposed expansion of Rumpke Waste & Recycling’s Hughes Road Landfill that, if approved, would bring the landfill’s footprint to 939 acres. The information session will be at the Colerain Township Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road, Colerain Township.

September 26, 2018
Ohio EPA Issues Permit for Greene County Biosolids Treatment Facility
Ohio EPA issued a final permit-to-install today to Dovetail Energy LLC to improve its biosolids treatment facility in Greene County. The permit allows the company to add two new plug flow heat tanks that are 2,000 gallons each and a new 230,000-gallon feedstock tank at its 1156 Herr Road, Fairborn facility.

September 25, 2018
Ohio EPA Re-Issues Permit for Wayne County Biosolids Storage Pond
Ohio EPA has re-issued the permit-to-install for the Wiles Storage Pond. The permit allows Buckeye Biogas, LLC, to build a 9.2-million-gallon storage pond in Canaan Township to store anaerobically digested biosolids from the company’s Wooster facility.

September 25, 2018
Six Organizations Receive Ohio EPA Education Grants
Six Ohio organizations are receiving Ohio EPA Environmental Education mini grants for projects focused on habitat restoration, storm water management and environmental careers. Six mini grants are being awarded statewide for a total of $27,009.

September 21, 2018
Ohio EPA Issues Permit for Wayne County Biosolids Storage Pond
Ohio EPA issued a final permit-to-install today for the Wiles Storage Pond. The permit allows Buckeye Biogas, LLC, to build a 9.2-million-gallon storage pond in Canaan Township to store anaerobically digested biosolids from the company’s Wooster facility.

September 20, 2018
Meeting Set for Water Quality Impacts from New Napoleon Bridge Construction
Ohio EPA will present information and accept comments at a public hearing for a water quality certification related to a proposed new bridge over the Maumee River to connect State Route 110 to State Route 424 and Industrial Drive in Napoleon. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Henry County Commissioners Chambers, 1853 Oakwood Ave., Napoleon.

September 20, 2018
Yellow Springs Company Earns Ohio EPA’s Top Environmental Stewardship Award
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler is recognizing YSI Inc. today with Ohio EPA’s highest environmental stewardship honor in a flag-raising event highlighting the company’s focus on efficiency, protecting water resources and public outreach.

 
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