The Ohio EPA is preparing to submit Ohio’s request to be certified as a beneficiary to receive funds.  Ohio EPA has been working on a draft state mitigation plan, which will be circulated soon with a formal request for public comments.  The agency expects the first opportunity for applicants to apply for grants under this program will come in the spring of 2018. The outline linked below summarizes the agency’s outreach efforts to date and some next steps.  More information is available at Ohio EPA’s  VW program website. Questions for the agency may be directed to