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DEFA Summer Resource Newsletter 2020
Meet the Staff – DEFA’s Assistant Chiefs Jon Bernstein and Dan Sowry
On April 22, 2020 Earth Day turned 50. "What began as a movement 50 years ago by 22 million Americans has grown into a global day of action for our planet," said U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. "I could not be more proud of 50 years of work U.S. EPA staff have done, and continue to do, to make our nation a leader in clean air, clean water, and clean land progress.”
DEFA is launching a new series of webinars focused on environmental issues that have an impact at the local level.
There’s no need to travel – sit back, relax and enjoy a front row seat while we bring the experts to you during the 2020 Compliance Assistance Conference.
Storm water is rain and snow melt that runs off the land and enters streams, rivers, and lakes. Runoff from outdoor activities or material storage areas can contain pollutants that can degrade water quality and threaten human health.
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In April 2015, the Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP) and the Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance (DEFA) merged to provide a one-stop shop offering the following services for customers seeking technical and financial resources to help them achieve compliance and address infrastructure needs.
WRRSP nominations for funding in Program Year 2021 or 2022 will be accepted Aug. 1-28, 2020.
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.
Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance
Compliance Assistance Hotline: (800) 329-7518
Funding: (614) 644-2798 ~ Fax: (614) 644-3687 ~ Contact Us
Compliance: (614) 644-3469 ~ Fax: (614) 644-2807 ~ Contact Us
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, OH 43216-1049
Street Address: 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215
Report a Spill, Release or Environmental Crime
(800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946
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