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Ohio EPA Virtually Recognizes Magnificat High School

  • On  August 12, 2020 in |
  • General
  • Stay at home orders and social distancing have not stopped Ohio EPA from recognizing environmental achievement. On May 5, DEFA held its first virtual recognition event for the Encouraging Environmental Excellence in Education Program for Magnificat High School, which received the highest level of recognition, the Leaf level award.

Virtually Moving in the Right Direction

  • On  August 11, 2020 in |
  • General
  • Although our methods are changing, Ohio EPA is committed to assisting businesses, communities, and environmental professionals with their environmental compliance needs.

Training Updates

H2Ohio Funding for Water Infrastructure

  • On  August 11, 2020 in |
  • Funding
  • Governor DeWine’s H2Ohio plan is a comprehensive and data-driven approach to reduce harmful algal blooms, improve wastewater and water infrastructure, and prevent lead contamination.

DEFA Spring Resource Newsletter 2020

Census 2020

  • On  May 12, 2020 in |
  • General
  • What Is the 2020 Census? The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories. Invitations to respond to the 2020 Census were delivered between March 12-20. You can respond online, by phone, or by mail.

Publication Updates

Ohio EPA Advises Against Flushing Wipes

  • On  May 12, 2020 in |
  • General
  • As some Ohioans search for alternatives to toilet paper, Ohio EPA is advising people not to flush any product other than toilet paper to avoid clogging sewers and septic systems.

In Your Community – A New Webinar Series for Environmental Issues at the Local Level

  • On  May 12, 2020 in |
  • Training Updates
  • Local officials wear a lot of hats and may not be familiar with the many environmental issues that affect their communities. The Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance is launching a new series of webinars focused on those environmental issues that have an impact at the local level.