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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.

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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.

Ohio EPA Retools Environmental Excellence Awards

The E3 program recognizes organizations committed to environmental excellence at all levels and is open to a wide variety of participants. The program recognizes those who reduce waste, improve efficiency and work to continuously improve as an environmental steward. Applications for the 2016 Silver and Gold Levels are being accepted through Aug. 28, 2015.

Learn the Lingo

Do environmental terms sometimes sound like a foreign language to you? If so, you’re not alone. Many businesses and communities have difficulty keeping up with the latest environmental lingo. This feature in our newsletter will cover some common environmental terms you may encounter.

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.

Pollution Prevention Case Studies

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Stakeholder Input

Public comment periods and stakeholder input opportunities.