As a precautionary response to COVID-19, Ohio EPA is currently operating with most staff working remotely. If you are working with our staff on a current project and you know the name of the employee you are working with, email them at firstname.lastname@epa.ohio.gov or call them directly. The Agency website has contact information for every district, division, and office. In order to reach us, please contact Ohio EPA’s main phone line at (614) 644-3020 or the main line for the division or office you are trying to reach.

After March 23, our district offices and Central Office will be temporarily closed and will have increasingly limited ability to receive deliveries, plans, etc. All entities are encouraged to submit plans, permit applications, etc., electronically where there are existing avenues to do so, such as the eBusiness Center (eBiz). Please refer to the list of available services on the main eBiz webpage. We encourage you to make use of all that apply, even if you have not used eBiz in the past. Plans under 25 MB can be emailed. For large plans over 25 MB, entities should work with the reviewer/division to upload via LiquidFiles. Directions for submitting docs via LiquidFiles is available on YouTube. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you in advance for your understanding.

To report a spill or environmental emergency, contact the spill hotline (800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946

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

Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance – Office of Financial Assistance is seeking input from you on these draft rules by May 5, 2017 – 30 days after director’s approval and distribution.

As part of the rulemaking process, Ohio EPA is required to prepare and submit a Business Impact Analysis BIA form to Ohio’s Common Sense Initiative CSI Office. Ohio EPA is also making this form available at this time for public review and comment.

As part of the rulemaking process, Ohio EPA is required to prepare and submit a Business Impact Analysis BIA form to Ohio’s Common Sense Initiative CSI Office. Ohio EPA is also making this form available at this time for public review and comment.

You may view the draft rules at http://epa.ohio.gov/defa/ofa.aspx#1696510141-rules, or call (614) (644-3636) to obtain a copy. Please submit your comments to:

Becky McKinney
Ohio EPA, DEFA
PO Box 1049
Columbus, OH 43216-1049
Phone (614) 644-3636
Rebecca.Mckinney@epa.ohio.gov