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DEFA Winter Resource Newsletter 2021

Learn The Lingo

  • On  December 30, 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.

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Publication Updates

Training Updates

30 Years of the Pollution Prevention Act

  • On  December 30, 2020 in |
  • General
  • Congress passed the Pollution Prevention (P2) Act in 1990. It was designed – in large part - to help U.S. businesses transform the way they think about manufacturing products and processes, and how to reduce costs by minimizing waste.

Recycling and Litter Prevention and Mosquito Control Grant Programs Deadline

  • On  December 30, 2020 in |
  • Deadlines
  • Ohio EPA's recycling and litter prevention and mosquito control grant program deadlines are coming up soon. We have hosted webinars about both programs and you can go to our Agency YouTube channel to listen to recordings.

Deadlines

  • On  December 30, 2020 in |
  • Deadlines
  • Ohio EPA’s Mosquito Control Grant (MCG) and Ohio EPA DEFA’s Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants.

Stay Connected with DEFA Electronically and Virtually

  • On  December 30, 2020 in |
  • General
  • Since March 2020, connecting electronically and virtually has become the new normal. Since March, we are seeing more customers logging onto live webinars and watching recordings (more than 5,200 in 2020), using our chat feature to ask questions, and subscribing to electronic updates.

Who regulates what? Who do I call?

  • On  December 30, 2020 in |
  • Rules/Regulations
  • With so many state departments and agencies, it can be difficult to determine exactly who handles a particular issue. Ohio EPA often receives comments or questions about environmental issues that we can’t address because the laws give that authority to other departments.