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Draft 2019 Drinking Water Assistance Fund Program Management Plan

The draft Drinking Water Assistance Fund (DWAF) Program Management Plan (PMP) for program year (PY) 2019 is available for review until June 19. Ohio's DWAF program is very robust, and has, in recent years, funded all eligible projects. Ohio EPA plans to maintain that level of fund availability. Two public meetings are scheduled to answer questions and receive comments. Written comments are also accepted. Ohio EPA will review and evaluate all applicable comments and, if appropriate, make adjustments to the PMP.

U.S. EPA Extends Deadline to Apply for WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loan

U.S. EPA recently announced that the deadline to submit letters of interest for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans will be extended to July 31, 2018. The prior deadline was July 6.

U.S. EPA Recognizes Akron’s Water Quality Improvements and Innovation

In November, Director Butler presented U.S. EPA’s Performance and Innovation in the SRF Creating Environmental Success (PISCES) Award to the City of Akron for its Howard Storage Basin project.

Four Communities Take Advantage of Asset Management Funds in December

In December 2017, Ohio EPA awarded four communities principal forgiveness funds through the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) for asset management planning.

Ohio EPA Sets Record Year with Over $1 Billion to Improve Water Quality in 2017

Ohio EPA issued more than $1 billion in 2017 to finance projects that upgrade drinking water infrastructure and improve the quality of Ohio’s lakes, rivers and streams — more than ever before in the 28-year history of the state’s revolving loan programs.

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Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications

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Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications

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Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications

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Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications

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Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Applications