Government Resources · Environment & Energy

Federal

Brownfields (Environmental Protection Agency)
Extensive information and data on the EPA’s hazardous site cleanup program.
Energy Citations Database
Citations for energy-related scientific and technical information from 1948 to the present.
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Network
Department of Energy site which features search and retrieval of energy-related technical reports.
Envirofacts (Environmental Protection Agency)
Use this EPA site to obtain environmental data (drinking water, toxic and air releases, hazardous waste, etc.) where you live and work.
Environmental Protection Agency
News, laws and regulations, business and employment opportunities from the official national agency for environmental issues.
Soil Surveys by State (National Resources Conservation Service)
Published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this site provides soil maps to assist farmers, ranchers, and researchers with soil selection, use, and management.

State

Advanced Energy and Efficiency Programs for Businesses
Ohio Development Services Agency site providing useful advice for business owners on improving the efficiency of their energy use.
Home Energy Assistance Program – Ohio Department of Development
Energy Assistance Program forms and contact information.
Ohio Air Quality Development Authority
Site provides resources, including financing options, for Ohio businesses to help meet air environmental requirements.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Agency which manages wildlife resources by licensing hunting and fishing, oversees mining operations, manages Ohio’s county soil and water conservation districts, maps the state’s major geologic structures and mineral resources, and promotes recycling and litter prevention through grant programs in local communities.
Ohio Energy Reports
Published quarterly by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, this site provides long term forecast and current details about the production, consumption, and price of energy in Ohio.
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Ohio
Site of state agency which implements laws and regulations regarding air and water quality standards; solid, hazardous and infectious waste disposal standards; water quality planning, supervision of sewage treatment and public drinking water supplies; and cleanup of unregulated hazardous waste sites.
Where to Recycle in Ohio
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency site listing agencies and businesses that accept recyclable materials based on the type and location.

Local

Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services
County agency for monitoring local air quality and solid waste disposal.
Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District
Complete information on recycling in Hamilton County, including a list of drop-off sites and also procedures for handling hazardous waste materials.
Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District
Agency that regulates earth and soil disturbance activities and promotes soil conservation measures.
Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments
Local intergovernmental group that coordinates Tri-State economic development activities including land use, transportation systems planning, and environmental preservation projects.