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



March 3, 2015
Ohio EPA, Montgomery County Supporting Glass Recycling Program
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is joining Ohio EPA’s efforts to recover more glass waste in the state.

February 24, 2015
Partnership Aims for Improved Recycling Data
Recycling saves Ohio’s landfill space, conserves natural resources and saves on disposal costs. Recycling also creates jobs and is good for Ohio’s economy.

February 5, 2015
Heritage Thermal Services Issued Permit Modification from Ohio EPA
Ohio EPA has issued a class two permit modification to Heritage Thermal Services allowing them to increase current container storage capacity by 25 percent, reallocate some existing storage capacity and construct a bulk storage area.

November 6, 2014
Ohio EPA Considering Renewal of INEOS Hazardous Waste Permit
Ohio EPA and U.S. EPA have jointly issued draft renewals of the hazardous waste facility operating permit for INEOS USA Inc., which would allow the company to continue to store and treat hazardous at its Fort Amanda Road facility in Lima.

August 1, 2014
Ohio EPA To Hold Cytec Hazardous Waste Permit Renewal Hearing
Ohio EPA is considering a hazardous waste permit renewal for Cytec Industries (Cytec) and will hold an information session and public hearing at 6 p.m., Aug. 12, 2014, at the Marietta Public Library Meeting Room, 615 Fifth St., Marietta.

June 26, 2014
Ohio EPA, SWACO Help Put More Green in German Village Haus und Garten Tour
Ohio EPA and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) have worked with the German Village Society to improve recycling opportunities at its Haus und Garten Tour, June 29, 2014. Experts from both agencies will be reviewing this year’s event and seeking suggestions about how to make future tours come even closer to zero-waste, sustainable events.

June 10, 2014
Officials to Focus on New High Street Glass Recycling Program
An Ohio EPA recycling grant focused on glass recovery from businesses on High Street is paying dividends for the city of Columbus.

April 22, 2014
Public Invited to Comment on a Draft Hazardous Waste Permit Issued to Envirite of Ohio
Ohio EPA will hold a May 6, 2014, public meeting to accept comments concerning a proposed hazardous waste permit renewal for Envirite of Ohio in Canton.

April 22, 2014
Ohio EPA Encourages Recycling on Earth Day with Cleveland Indians
Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler is spending Earth Day with the Cleveland Indians to promote recycling at the ballpark.

January 24, 2014
Ohio EPA to Accept Comments, Hold Hearing About Proposed Gavin Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on draft permits issued to American Electric Power (AEP) Generation Resources for a proposed expansion of the residual waste landfill at the General James Gavin power plant, 7397 North State Route 7 in Cheshire.

December 6, 2013
Ohio EPA Completes Capping Project and Other Improvements at Former Portage County Landfill
Ohio EPA has completed work to secure and properly cap an old solid waste landfill in the Portage County community of Rootstown.

December 6, 2013
Ohio EPA to Accept Comments Regarding Proposed Wilmington Sanitary Landfill Expansion
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on a draft permit issued to the city of Wilmington for an expansion of the Wilmington Sanitary Landfill. The Agency will hold an information session immediately followed by a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.

November 25, 2013
Ohio EPA to Accept Comments Regarding Stony Hollow Landfill Proposed Expansion
The public may comment on a proposed expansion of Stony Hollow Landfill at a 6:30 p.m. meeting on Dec. 11, 2013, in the Dayton Cultural and RTA Transit Center-Zion Theatre, 40 S. Edwin Moses Blvd., Dayton.

November 15, 2013
On America Recycles Day, Ohio EPA Encourages Citizens to Recycle
Today is America Recycles Day and Ohio EPA is encouraging people to recycle at home, school and work.

November 14, 2013
Ohio EPA Director Celebrates Updated Recycling Efforts
Ohio EPA Director Scott Nally today toured the newly rebuilt Rumpke Material Recovery facility in St. Bernard, Ohio, as part of a grand opening event of the facility.

 
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