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



March 4, 2020
March 30 Hearing Set on Environmental Education Fund Spending Priorities
Ohio EPA is seeking public input on proposed funding priorities for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) for July 2020 through June 2021.

January 15, 2020
Batavia Students Win Ohio 2020 Future City Competition
Batavia Middle School from Clermont County won the Ohio region of DiscoverE’s Future City Competition on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical School in Groveport. The students now will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the national competition during National Engineers Week, Feb. 15-19.

March 7, 2019
March 27 Hearing Set on Environmental Education Fund Spending Priorities
Ohio EPA is seeking public input on proposed funding priorities for the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) for July 2019 through June 2020.

January 23, 2019
Middle School Students Compete in “Powering our Future” 2019 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students throughout Ohio participated in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition Saturday, Jan. 12, at Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical School in Groveport.

January 20, 2017
Oakwood Middle School to Represent Ohio at the National Future City Competition in Washington D.C.
Teams from 16 Ohio middle schools competed with custom built models of their future cities complete with moving parts, lights, mirrors, four-sided custom models and many more features in Ohio’s regional DiscoverE Future City Competition, held Jan. 14, 2017, at Columbus State Community College.

October 14, 2016
Future City Competition, Ohio Region Announces 2016-2017 Theme: The Power of Public Spaces
The 2016-2017 DiscoverE Future City® Competition has announced this year’s theme, “The Power of Public Spaces,” and asks Ohio’s sixth, seventh and eighth graders to envision urban public spaces of tomorrow. The State of Ohio competition is open for registration now. Go to http://futurecity.org/register.

January 27, 2016
Genoa Middle School to Represent Ohio at the National Future City Competition in Washington D.C.
Teams from 13 Ohio middle schools competed with custom built models of their future cities complete with moving rockets, lights, flowing water and many more features in Ohio’s regional DiscoverE Future City Competition, held January 16, 2016 at Columbus State Community College.

January 13, 2016
Metro Early College Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Metro Early College Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 13, 2016
Batavia Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Batavia Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 12, 2016
Oakwood Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Oakwood Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 12, 2016
Immaculate Conception Academy Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Immaculate Conception Academy are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 12, 2016
Lakewood Local Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Lakewood Local are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 12, 2016
Heritage Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Heritage Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 12, 2016
Indian Hill Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Indian Hill Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

January 12, 2016
Cardinal Middle School Students to Participate in “Waste Not, Want Not” 2016 Future City Competition
Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Cardinal Middle School are participating in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus.

 
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