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Ohio EPA’s Performance Dashboard

  • On  October 22, 2021 in |
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  • One of the challenges for organizations today is finding ways to share data and statistics, performance metrics and successes in a way that is easily understood by those outside the organization. Through InnovateOhio, under the leadership of the DeWine administration, state agencies are encouraged to use technology and data to improve services, reduce cost and spur innovation.

Ohio EPA’s 2021 Virtual Sustainability Conference

  • On  October 22, 2021 in |
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  • Ohio EPA held its third Sustainability Conference Sept. 21-23, 2021.

National Recycling Day

  • On  October 22, 2021 in |
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  • Join us Nov. 15, 2021 for National Recycling Day and Submit Entries for our Virtual Art Show!

Ohio EPA Announces 2021 Encouraging Environmental Excellence Awards

  • On  October 21, 2021 in |
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  • Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson recognized 15 organizations with the Agency’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) stewardship award during the 2021 Sustainability Conference. “I am honored to recognize these 15 organizations with the E3 award,” Director Stevenson said.

Stay Connected and Get Electronic Updates from Ohio EPA

  • On  October 21, 2021 in |
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  • Many Ohio EPA divisions maintain electronic lists to notify customers of upcoming changes in rules, provide opportunities to comment on proposed rules and guidance documents, deadlines on grant submittals, and training opportunities.

U.S. EPA Calls for Nominations for 2022 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

  • On  October 21, 2021 in |
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  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards from companies or institutions that have developed a new green chemistry process or product that helps protect human health and the environment.

Jerry Rouch Named Deputy Director for Infrastructure Funding

  • On  October 21, 2021 in |
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  • Director Stevenson recently asked Jerry Rouch, chief of the Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance (DEFA) to serve as Deputy Director for Infrastructure Funding. In this position, Jerry will coordinate activities internally with various Ohio EPA divisions and other agencies pertaining to American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), H2Ohio, state revolving fund (SRF) programs, drinking water lead funding, and other federal infrastructure funding programs.

Meet the DEFA Staff

Are you trying to purchase greener products?

  • On  June 25, 2021 in |
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  • If you answered yes, you might find U.S. EPA’s Sustainable Marketplace: Greener Products and Services website helpful.

How can I find a recycler in Ohio?

  • On  June 25, 2021 in |
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  • Today, Ohio residents and businesses have lots of options to return unwanted or extra materials back into use through re-use and recycling. This conserves natural resources and energy and supports recycling jobs throughout the state.