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 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



July 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
An application for a permit to discharge treated runoff and drainage from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek will be the focus of an Aug. 14, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

July 31, 2012
Ohio EPA Schedules Meeting to Discuss Discharge Permit for Belmont County Mining Site
An application for a permit to discharge treated runoff and drainage from a Beallsville mining site into Piney Creek will be the focus of an Aug. 14, 2012, Ohio EPA public meeting.

July 27, 2012
Ford Motor Company Batavia Transmission Plant Cleared for Continued Use
Another local brownfield is ready for redevelopment after undergoing an investigation and remediation through Ohio EPA's Voluntary Action Program (VAP)

July 24, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Adams County Mining Project
Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing on Aug. 6, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. to discuss water quality impacts of discharges from a proposed expansion of a mineral mine (limestone quarry)

July 23, 2012
Ohio EPA, Lake Erie Charter Boat Captains Partner to Monitor Lake Erie
A partnership with the Lake Erie Charter Boat Association and an ongoing Ohio EPA water monitoring program are giving the state a more complete picture of water quality conditions in Lake Erie's Western Basin.

July 17, 2012
Ohio EPA, Lake Erie Charter Boat Association Partner to Monitor Lake Erie
COLUMBUS — On Monday, July 23, Ohio EPA and the Lake Erie Charter Boat Association will hold a news conference and boat outing to highlight two new programs to monitor Lake Erie water quality in the Western Basin, where intensifying harmful algal blooms present risks to public health and Ohio's economy.

July 13, 2012
Port Clinton Resort Agrees to Improve Sewage System
Erie Islands Resort and Marina in Port Clinton will assess its wastewater treatment plant and collection system and complete repairs

July 13, 2012
Ontario to Eliminate Rock Road Sewage Overflows
The city of Ontario will eliminate sanitary sewer overflows from the Rock Road lift station by 2016 and conduct other sewer system improvements to reduce inflow and infiltration of storm water into the system.

July 10, 2012
More Stations, More Convenient E-Check Announced by Ohio EPA
New ChoicePlus™ program adds 53 locations, kiosks and drive-by options

July 9, 2012
Dispute about Post-Closure Care of CECOS Landfill Resolved
A long-standing dispute about the post-closure care of the CECOS landfill in Clermont County is near resolution following multiple meetings and negotiations between officials from Ohio EPA, Clermont County and Republic Services, owner of the landfill.

July 6, 2012
Cadiz Agrees to Improve Sewers, Protect Public Health and Environment
In a settlement with Ohio EPA, the village of Cadiz (Harrison Co.) has agreed to achieve and maintain compliance with Ohio laws and its wastewater discharge permit as soon as possible to protect public health and the environment.

July 5, 2012
ERAC Upholds Ohio EPA Permit Issuance to City of Warren and Patriot
The July 3, 2012, Environmental Review Appeals Commission's (ERAC) decision upheld the State's issuance of Patriot's 2010 Permit to install and the City of Warren's 2012 NPDES permit, with one exception.

July 5, 2012
Ohio EPA Proposes Rule Changes to Pretreatment and Indirect Discharge Program
Ohio EPA is proposing to amend rules that regulate allowable industrial wastewater discharges that require pretreatment before being routed to public wastewater treatment systems.

July 2, 2012
Ohio EPA to Hold Meeting About Latest Cytec Draft Permit Modification, Cleanup
Ohio EPA representatives will be in Marietta on July 16, 2012, to accept comments about a draft hazardous waste permit modification for Cytec Industries Inc.

 
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