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

Deadlines

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • Deadlines
  • Ohio EPA Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants, Ohio EPA Mosquito Control Grant (MCG), Ohio EPA Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Recognition Program and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) application period for $660 million in grants for Flood Mitigation Assistance and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities.

Meet the Staff

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • General
  • Meet the Staff – April Stevens and Dan Halterman

Ohio Hospitals Recognized by Practice Greenhealth

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • General
  • Practice Greenhealth recently announced the 2020 recipients of the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards, the most prestigious environmental achievement for health care. They recognized health care organizations across 10 areas of sustainability through their annual environmental excellence awards.

Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) 2020 Award Winners

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • General
  • Ohio EPA has been promoting P2 and sustainability through recognition and info sharing since 1986, originally as a Governor’s award for material waste management and then for pollution prevention.

Storm Water Technical Assistance Program

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • Rules/Regulations
  • The Storm Water Technical Assistance Program in Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water (DSW) assists communities, developers, contractors, and consulting engineers with controlling the adverse impacts associated with new and existing development, including increased runoff, polluted storm water, stream erosion, and loss of floodplain services.

Ohio Compliance Assistance Panel (CAP) member Glorianna Corman Selected for National 2020 Business Assistance Providers Environmental Leadership Award

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • General
  • Each year the Small Business Environmental Assistance Program/Small Business Ombudsman (SBEAP/SBO) National Steering Committee (NSC) recognizes outstanding environmental leadership among small businesses and small business assistance providers. Because of COVID, 2020 awards were mailed to awardees and photos of awardees with new releases continue being added to their website.

DEFA Launches In Your Community - Local Leaders Webinar Series

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • Training Updates
  • In May, the Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance (DEFA) launched the new webinar series In Your Community, Local Leaders Webinar Series. Local officials wear many hats and may not be familiar with all the environmental issues affecting their communities. This series shares information about Ohio EPA's roles, processes, and partners, in addressing environmental issues facing Ohio's communities.

More Than 7,600 Attend Sessions of Ohio EPA’s Virtual Compliance Assistance Conference 2020!

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • General
  • In March, shortly before our live compliance assistance conference in Columbus (sold out with 500 participants) was to begin, COVID-19 forced us to cancel. When we realized a new normal was here and we could not offer the conference live, our staff worked to come up with an alternative option to reach our customers virtually.///

Recycle Ohio Grant Program Accepting Applications Nov. 2, 2020 Through Feb. 5, 2021

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • Funding
  • Ohio EPA's Recycling and Litter Prevention program (R&LP) provides grant funding to communities, local governments, academic institutions, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and state agencies to establish and implement recycling, market development, litter prevention, and scrap tire recycling programs.

H2Ohio Update

  • On  November 20, 2020 in |
  • Funding
  • H2Ohio is Governor Mike DeWine’s comprehensive, data-driven water quality plan to reduce harmful algal blooms, improve wastewater infrastructure, and prevent lead contamination.