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. To report a spill or environmental emergency, contact the spill hotline (800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946. This number should only be used for emergencies. For all other calls, 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. If you wish to send hard copies of documents to any of Ohio EPA’s district offices, the best method to ensure we receive these documents is to send them via U.S. Mail. Since all offices are closed, deliveries outside of U.S. Mail (FedEx, UPS) will likely be returned because the offices are closed and deliveries cannot be made.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Environmental Education Mini Grants to Columbiana and Harrison County Schools
Ohio EPA has awarded nearly $10,000 in environmental education mini grants to equip learning labs for the Harrison Hills City Schools and Lisbon Exempted Village Schools districts and help students and teachers improve their research and technology skills to promote environmental sustainability.

November 9, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $5,000 Environmental Education Mini Grant to Barnesville Hospital Association
Ohio EPA has awarded a $5,000 environmental education mini grant to the Barnesville Hospital Association Inc. to help residents of Belmont and Monroe counties learn more about the human health and environmental threats from mercury and to exchange thermometers containing mercury for safer ones.

November 8, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards $4,735 Environmental Education Mini Grant To Lake County Organization
Ohio EPA awarded $4,735 to the Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District for a Watershed Landowner Outreach project on Arcola Creek to target residents of Ashtabula and Lake counties.

November 2, 2012
Stark County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
Through the voluntary efforts of a Stark County property owner, an industrial site in Canton has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

November 2, 2012
Early Air Quality Data Near Gas Drilling Site Shows Clear Air
The first four months of air quality data collected near a shale gas drilling well shows the air remains clean.

November 1, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Permit Issued for Landfill Expansion in Mahoning County
A draft permit to expand the Carbon Limestone Landfill in Mahoning County will be the focus of a Nov. 15, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

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