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



April 16, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards More Than $214,000 for Union County Restoration Project
Ohio EPA has awarded a $214,306 grant to The River Institute for a project to restore Powderlick Run in Union County.

April 9, 2012
Jackson Iron and Steel Co. Property Cleared for Redevelopment
Another local brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP), thanks to the voluntary efforts of the Jackson County Commissioners.

April 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepts Comments on Cleanup at Former Industrial Site in Belmont County
Ohio EPA is accepting public comments about the ongoing cleanup project at the former Gould Manufacturing facility, located on U.S. Route 40 near Lansing in Bridgeport (Belmont County).

April 6, 2012
Nucor Steel Agrees to Improvements That Will Reduce Air Pollution Emissions in Marion
Nucor Steel Marion Inc. is making improvements that will reduce emissions at its steel mill in the city. The company reached an agreement with Ohio EPA to settle air pollution permitting, monitoring and emissions violations.

April 4, 2012
Ohio, Michigan, U.S. EPA Officials Cooperating on Lake Erie Improvements
Nearly 100 citizens gathered at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge in Oregon today to hear from Ohio, Michigan and U.S. EPA environmental decision makers as they discussed cooperative efforts between the agencies for the common goal of protecting and improving water quality in Lake Erie’s western basin.

April 3, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for Environmental Recognition Program
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for its new program that recognizes those committed to environmental excellence.

March 30, 2012
Ohio, Michigan, Federal Environmental Officials to Discuss Western Basin Lake Erie Issues
Ohio EPA Director Scott J. Nally will host a question and answer session for the public regarding water quality issues confronting the Western Basin of Lake Erie.

March 26, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Ashtabula Harbor Dredging Project
Maintenance dredging of the Ashtabula Harbor federal navigation channel and its potential to impact Lake Erie water quality will be the focus of an April 9, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

March 23, 2012
City of Wooster to Address Violations of Clean Water Act at City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the city of Wooster agreed to initiate operational changes and upgrade its wastewater treatment plant.

March 23, 2012
Mahoning County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of YWCA of Youngstown Housing LLC, another Youngstown property has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

March 23, 2012
Summit County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Cuyahoga Falls, a local brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

March 22, 2012
Pilot Chemical Company of Ohio, Ohio EPA Agree on Civil Penalty
Pilot Chemical Company of Ohio (Pilot Chemical), located at 606 Shepherd Drive, Lockland, has agreed to correct deficiencies in its risk management plan as part of a settlement with Ohio EPA.

March 22, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing about Draft Solid Waste Permit for DP&L’s Proposed Carter Hollow Landfill
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on April 5, 2012, to accept comments about a draft solid waste permit issued to the Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L) related to its proposed Carter Hollow Landfill

March 22, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Belmont County
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in Belmont County meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard.

March 21, 2012
Ohio EPA Requests Recognition of Improved Air Quality in Steubenville Area
The State of Ohio plans to ask U.S. EPA to officially recognize that air quality in the Steubenville-Weirton, W.V., area, meets the 1997 federal fine particulate standard.

 
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