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


Upcoming Deadlines

Draft 2019 DWAF Program Management Plan

Stakeholder Input

Public comment periods and stakeholder input opportunities.

DEFA May Resource Newsletter 2018

DEFA May Resource Newsletter 2018

Ohio EPA Releases Draft 2019 Drinking Water Assistance Fund Program Management Plan

Ohio EPA will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to accept public comments on the draft 2019 Program Management Plan for the Drinking Water Assistance Fund (DWAF). The fund provides financial and technical assistance for a variety of projects that help improve or protect the quality of Ohio's drinking water.

Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Case Study: Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company in Chillicothe manufactures heavy-and medium-duty trucks. Approximately 2,000 employees work at the plant, producing about 150 trucks per day.

The Ohio Clean Marinas Program

The Ohio Clean Marinas program is a proactive partnership designed to encourage marinas and boaters to use simple, innovative solutions to keep Ohio's coastal and inland waterway resources clean.

OMM Adds Chat

Launched last spring, the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) is a free online platform to help businesses find recycling opportunities for their waste and by-products. Currently, OMM has more than 650 members.

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 will cover some common environmental terms you may encounter.

Once In, Always In Maximum Changes and Your Title V Air Permit

On Jan. 25, 2018, U.S. EPA issued a guidance memo regarding the applicability of U.S. EPA’s maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards.

Recycling and Litter Prevention Grant Program Aligns with DEFA’s Sustainability Programs

To better align our sustainability, pollution prevention and recycling efforts, our Recycling and Litter Prevention Grant Program (R&LP) is transferring to DEFA’s Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention (OCAPP).