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DEFA Winter Resource Newsletter 2020

Funding Incentives for Regionalization and Lead Service Line Replacement

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
  • Funding
  • Ohio EPA continues to strongly support drinking water regionalization projects and comprehensive lead service line (LSL) replacement projects by offering incentives such as principal forgiveness and zero-percent interest loans.

Guidance to Help You Prepare Your WPCLF/WSRLA Project Plan

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
  • Funding
  • Whenever a community applies to obtain a design or construction loan from DEFA, specific information must be provided so the technical group in the Office of Financial Assistance (OFA) can review the project.

Recycle Ohio Grant Program Accepting Applications through Feb. 7, 2020

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
  • Funding
  • Ohio EPA’s Recycling and Litter Prevention Program (R&LP) provides grant funding to communities and businesses that initiate or expand recycling programs, encourage sustainable practices and stimulate market development for reusing recyclables and litter prevention efforts.

Learn the Lingo

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
  • Learn the Lingo
  • Do environmental terms sometimes sound like a foreign language to you? If so, you’re not alone. Many businesses and communities have difficulty keeping up with the latest environmental lingo. This feature will cover some common environmental terms you may encounter.

New Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) Project Category

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
  • Funding
  • Beginning in Program Year 2020, Ohio EPA’s Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) will include a new restoration subcategory to specifically address projects involving multiple dam removals in urban corridors.

Deadlines

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
  • Deadlines
  • Recycling and Litter Prevention (R&LP) Grant Applications

Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) Keeps Getting Better

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
  • General
  • The Ohio Materials Marketplace is a free online platform allowing businesses and organizations to connect and find reuse and recycling solutions for waste and by-product materials.

Training Updates

New Federal Rule Related to the Use of Perchloroethylene in Co-Located Residential Buildings

  • On  January 22, 2020 in |
  • Rules/Regulations
  • In 2008, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency amended the National Perchloroethylene Air Emission Standards for Dry Cleaning Facilities.