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


Funding Opportunities

Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) , Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Funding Discount, 2017 Conservation Innovation Grants, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and Ohio EPA's Recycling & Litter Prevention Grant Applications

Tips On Getting a Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance (DEFA) Loan

Getting a low-interest loan from Ohio EPA’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund Program (WPCLF) or from the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) can go faster by understanding the who, what, when and how of the loan application process.

The Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) – Protects Turkey Creek Estuary

The Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) was created to help counter the loss of ecological function and biological diversity of Ohio’s water resources. Through the program, Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) borrowers/sponsors can choose to divert a portion of their loan’s estimated interest payment and instead use the money to implement one or more qualifying WRRSP projects.

Ohio EPA Helps Columbus Expand Glass Recycling Program

The glass recycling program in Columbus’ Short North area is expanding, thanks to a grant from Ohio EPA. The City of Columbus, the North Market, Rumpke of Ohio, Ohio EPA, and several Short North restaurant/bar owners are expanding a pilot program.

Funding Opportunities

Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) , Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Funding Discount, 2017 Conservation Innovation Grants, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and Ohio EPA's Recycling & Litter Prevention Grant Applications

Funding Opportunities

Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Funding Discount and Ohio EPA's Recycling & Litter Prevention Grant Applications

Funding Opportunities

Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Funding Discount

Funding Opportunities

U.S. EPA’s 2016 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR): Phase I Solicitation, National Science Foundation Environmental Sustainability Grants and Ohio's Lead Plumbing Fixture Replacement Assistance Grant Program for Schools

Funding Opportunities

U.S. EPA’s 2016 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR): Phase I Solicitation, National Science Foundation Environmental Sustainability Grants and Ohio's Lead Plumbing Fixture Replacement Assistance Grant Program for Schools

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.