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U.S.EPA Announces RFPs for 2016 Brownfields Grants

U.S.EPA Announces RFPs for 2016 Brownfields Grants

Funding Opportunities

Urban Waters Small Grants, The Environmental Solutions for Communities Grant Program and Ohio EPA Recycling Grants.

Diesel Emission Reduction Grants

Ohio EPA recently released new guidelines for the latest round of Diesel Emission Reduction Grants (DERG) that will help improve air quality through vehicle replacement, repowering engines, retrofitting emission controls or installing anti-idle equipment.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Reports Due October 15, 2015

It’s time to submit your annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) reports.

HSTS Nomination Deadline Nears

Nomination deadline one week from today for HSTS projects.

Deadline Extended for Home Sewage Treatment System Principal Forgiveness Nominations

$5 million in principal forgiveness funds will be available to Counties and Local Health Districts for the repair and replacement of failing home sewage treatment systems.

DEFA’s 2016 Program Management and Intended Use Plan (PMIUP)

The 2016 PMP will go into effect when the agency has completed its final reviews and signatures and will remain in effect through June 30, 2016.

Ohio EPA is Addressing Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) with Loan Discounts and Grant Money

Initiated in the latter part of 2014, Ohio EPA’s special financing initiatives to help address harmful algal blooms (HABs) through its drinking water and clean water state revolving fund loan programs have now been assisting Ohio’s communities for over half a year.

Water Pollution Control Loan Fund call for 2016 project nominations (August 1-August 31)

Once again, we invite you to nominate projects for assistance from the Ohio Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) in 2016. WPCLF funding levels remain high, and depending on demand, Ohio EPA could make up to $1 billion available in 2016 for important water pollution control projects.

Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants Support Ohio Businesses and Communities

Ohio EPA is responsible for implementing statewide waste reduction, recycling, recycling market development, scrap tire and litter prevention programs. Through DEFA, Ohio EPA administers a competitive grant program to support these efforts and in 2015, we awarded close to $4 million dollars to support 82 recycling and litter prevention activities throughout the state.