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Upcoming Deadlines

  • On  February 23, 2018 in |
  • Deadlines
  • DWAF Call for Nominations and 2018 Section 319 Grant Program

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DEFA February Resource Newsletter 2018

Changes to Ohio EPA’s Universal Waste Rules

  • On  February 16, 2018 in |
  • Rules/Regulations
  • Universal wastes (UW) are specific hazardous waste streams that a generator can choose to manage in an alternative manner in place of the more complex hazardous waste requirements.

Early Planning for Wastewater Issues Can Help New Craft Breweries Get Started on the Right Path

  • On  February 16, 2018 in |
  • Rules/Regulations
  • If you plan to start a craft brewery, it’s important to evaluate both water use and wastewater discharge options.

E3 Platinum Case Study – The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

  • On  February 16, 2018 in |
  • Case Studies
  • The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is one of the first organizations in Ohio to receive Ohio EPA's E3 Platinum Award.

Build Your Business – Get on the List and Join the Marketplace

  • On  February 16, 2018 in |
  • General
  • Last spring, Ohio EPA launched the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM), a free online service that allows businesses and organizations to connect and find reuse and recycling solutions for waste and by-product materials. Currently, OMM has more than 600 members.

U.S. EPA Recognizes Akron’s Water Quality Improvements and Innovation

  • On  February 16, 2018 in |
  • Funding
  • In November, Director Butler presented U.S. EPA’s Performance and Innovation in the SRF Creating Environmental Success (PISCES) Award to the City of Akron for its Howard Storage Basin project.

Four Communities Take Advantage of Asset Management Funds in December

  • On  February 16, 2018 in |
  • Funding
  • In December 2017, Ohio EPA awarded four communities principal forgiveness funds through the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) for asset management planning.