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 firstname.lastname@epa.ohio.gov or call them directly. The Agency website has contact information for every district, division, and office. In order to reach us, 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.

To report a spill or environmental emergency, contact the spill hotline (800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946



October 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Proposes Additions to Drinking Water Operator Certification Rules
Ohio EPA has proposed rules that would allow external organizations to administer tests for water operator certification and is accepting comments through the close of business on Nov. 13, 2012.

October 30, 2012
Ohio EPA Public Hearing for Cincinnati Company Nov. 13
Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, to accept comments on a draft hazardous waste permit renewal for Spring Grove Resource Recovery, 4879 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati.

October 26, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Grant to Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District
Ohio EPA has awarded an environmental education mini grant to the Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District for a middle school environmental education program.

October 26, 2012
Ohio EPA Awards Grants to Three Cuyahoga County Organizations
Ohio EPA has awarded $5,000 environmental education mini grants to three Cuyahoga County organizations: the East Cleveland City Schools; Ruffing Montessori School; and Cuyahoga County Board of Health.

October 26, 2012
Portage County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program
hrough the voluntary efforts of a Portage County property owner, an industrial site in Rootstown has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP).

October 25, 2012
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Permit Issued to RMI Titanium Company for Former Sodium Plant
Ohio EPA has scheduled a Nov. 8, 2012, public meeting to discuss a draft hazardous waste permit renewal and modification issued to RMI Titanium Company for its former sodium plant located at 600 State Road in Ashtabula.

October 24, 2012
Ohio EPA Accepting Applications for Recycling Grants
Ohio EPA is accepting applications for various recycling grants and will host an informational meeting on the 2013 grant application process on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.

October 23, 2012
Ohio EPA Takes Note of Environmental Improvements on its 40th Anniversary
After 40 years of dedication and hard work to help improve the environment, the state can reflect with pride on the great strides Ohio EPA has made since the Agency was formed on October 23, 1972.

October 22, 2012
Attorney General DeWine, Ohio EPA Praise Orders to Comply for Landfill Violations
Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency praised the contempt order signed recently against Joseph G. Scugoza, Crossridge Landfill, and C&D Disposal Technologies immediately granting the State a $19 million judgment for stipulated penalties regarding ongoing violations at the Crossridge Landfill in Jefferson County.

October 18, 2012
Washington Co. Commissioners Agree to Address Public Health Nuisance in Unsewered Devola
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the Washington County Board of Commissioners has agreed to develop a plan to alleviate a public health nuisance resulting from ground water pollution in the unincorporated area of Devola, located along County Road 341, State Route 60 and Elm Tree Lane.

October 18, 2012
Ohio EPA Issues Cytec Final Permit Modification for Cleanup
Ohio EPA has issued a final hazardous waste permit modification for Cytec Industries Inc. (1405 Greene St., Marietta).

October 17, 2012
Ohio EPA, Local Authorities Get Convictions on Clintonville Dumpers
The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) jointly announce that a case involving an illegal dumping which blighted the Clintonville area Walhalla Ravine four years ago has been solved.

October 4, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Franklin County Quarry Discharge
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Oct. 16, 2012, at 6 p.m. to discuss water quality impacts of potential discharges from Marble Cliff Quarry (2650 Old Dublin Rd., Hilliard) into the Scioto River.

October 3, 2012
Ohio EPA Will Revise General Permit To Cover Hydrostatic Test Water Discharges

Ohio EPA has issued a draft general permit to cover hydrostatic test water discharges of short duration from Ohio facilities, and will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. to accept comments on the draft.


October 1, 2012
Public Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Draft General Marina Storm Water Permit
Ohio EPA is taking public comments on a draft general permit to regulate storm water discharge associated with industrial activities at marinas.

 
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