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 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

Ohio Brownfield Conference 2016

April 6 and 7 at Hilton Columbus/Polaris

Call for Presentations


The Ohio Brownfield Conference Committee has opened their call for presentations for our conference which will be held on April 6th and 7th, 2016. This conference attracts attendees from a number of different disciplines such as environmental consultants; economic development, brownfield and other municipal officials; state government officials; developers; environmental attorneys and cleanup contractors. The level of brownfield knowledge ranges from beginner to advanced and the presentations need to range from highly technical to more general information. We welcome your interest in submitting a presentation for this upcoming conference.

Submittals for this Call for Presentations must be received no later than the close of business on November 13, 2015 NEW Extended Due Date: November 30, 2015. Presentations submitted after that date WILL NOT be considered for the Conference.

You will be notified no later than mid January 2016 if your presentation will be part of the Conference agenda. If your presentation is selected, you will be expected to e-mail us your PowerPoint (or other presentation materials) no later than March 14, 2016. Failure to provide your presentation materials by March 14 will result in the Committee pulling the presentation from the agenda.

As much as we would like to compensate all presenters for their efforts in helping us make this conference a success, we are unable to provide either free registration or any fees for your presentation. This is due to the strict ethical guidelines we must adhere to as an Agency representing the State of Ohio. Presenters will be able to register for the conference at the reduced government rate.

PDHU Notice for those VAP Certified Professionals submitting presentations: if your presentation is accepted and you present at the conference, you will be awarded 8 PDHUs for your presentation and preparation efforts.

Submit Your Presentation