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


Funding Opportunities

Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) - Call for Nominations and Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications

Deadlines

Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) - Call for Nominations, Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications and Most Valuable Pollution Prevention Awards

Deadlines

Water Pollution Control Loan Fund and Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications

2016 State Fair Recycling Initiative

Recycling opportunities at the Ohio State Fair expanded this summer thanks to an initiative by Ohio EPA and the Ohio Exposition Commission. Through DEFA’s Recycling and Litter Prevention Grant program, Ohio EPA provided funding for 10 Bigbelly recycling containers and the commission is purchasing 10 more units.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Reports from Loan Recipients Due October 14, 2016

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Reports from Loan Recipients Due October 14, 2016

DEFA Helps Christiansburg Finish Sewer Connections in October 2015 — Fixing 30 Years of Sewage Issues

The Village of Christiansburg, located in southwestern Ohio in the Great Miami Watershed, Champaign County, recently finished their final sewer connections. The previously unsewered Village had around 250 households with an annual median household income (MHI) of $34,792. The on-site septic wastewater treatment systems serving local residents were privately owned, with the owners responsible for maintenance, repair and monitoring. Unfortunately, most of the systems did not meet current regulations because of age, small lot size, inadequate soils, or because they discharged directly into storm sewers.

Fremont Business Saving Money, Creating Jobs, Reducing Landfill Use

The next time you put gas in your lawnmower or take your kayak out on a lake or river, you may be helping an Ohio business and supporting plastics recycling at the same time. Recently, Ohio EPA stepped up to assist Fremont Plastics Products, Inc. with a $225,000 market development grant from the Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance.