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

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Helping communities and businesses access compliance, technical and financial assistance for their environmental needs.

Learn the Lingo

  • On  August 27, 2018 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.

Changes to Ohio’s Construction Storm Water General Permit

  • On  August 27, 2018 in |
  • Rules/Regulations
  • Ohio’s construction storm water permitting program is designed to keep pollutants out of waters of the state. During a rain event, uncontrolled construction sites can contribute more sediment to streams than is deposited naturally over several years. Sediment and other pollutants from construction sites can also cause physical, chemical and biological harm to surface waters and aquatic habitat.

2018 Ohio Dredged Material Summit – Oct. 15, 2018

  • On  August 27, 2018 in |
  • Rules/Regulations
  • In 2016, Ohio held the Ohio’s Digging Up Ideas workshop, to help identify alternatives for dredged material and barriers for possible use. That workshop gave the State and others a lot of great ideas that Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, businesses and local stakeholders have vigorously pursued. Now, it’s time for us to report back on our progress and ask for more advice.

Ohio Materials Marketplace: Year One Accomplishments

  • On  August 27, 2018 in |
  • General
  • In April 2017, Ohio EPA launched the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM), a free online platform connecting businesses to recycling and reuse solutions for their waste and by-product challenges.

Stakeholder Input

Publications Updates

Upcoming Deadlines

  • On  August 24, 2018 in |
  • Deadlines
  • Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award Applications

Training Updates

Training Updates

Web Updates

  • On  August 17, 2018 in |
  • General
  • Ohio EPA's Division of Drinking and Ground Waters (DDAGW) has updated their Operator Certification webpage and U.S. EPA has updated their Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) website