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State Resources

Ohio
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) is the main environmental enforcement agency in the state. Ohio closely follows federal environmental regulations.

Compliance Considerations

The following links provide Ohio specific guidance and fact sheets for environmental compliance within the state.

Air – Ohio EPA Division of Air Pollution Control

Automotive – Automotive Recyclers Association OH specific fact sheets on auto related environmental topics

Auto Repair Shops – Ohio EPA Auto Repair Shop guide

Electronic Waste – Ohio EPA Electronic Waste Management page

Enforcement - Enforcement at Ohio EPA page

Hazardous Waste – Ohio EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements

Permitting - Ohio EPA's Permit Wizard

Pollution Prevention – Ohio EPA Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention

Scrap Tires – Ohio EPA Scrap Tires page

Small Business Assistance – Ohio EPA Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention

Storage Tanks – Ohio Department of Commerce Bureau of Underground Storage Tank Regulations (BUSTR) or the Fire Department also has tank resources

Universal Waste – Ohio EPA Universal Wastes page

Water  – Ohio EPA Division of Surface Water

Sustainability and Reducing Compliance Risk

Encouraging Environmental Excellence – Ohio EPA program that recognizes those who reduce waste, improve efficiency and improve environmental stewardship.

The state resources provide retail-relevant state regulatory information and resources. The State Matrices page has more detailed information on variations in key state regulations such as hazardous waste, consumer bag legislation, e-waste and more.