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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Ohio provides assistance for the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields through its administration of the Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and the Site Assessment and Brownfield Revitalization (SABR) program.
• Administration and enforcement. The OEPA is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's voluntary brownfields program. SABR serves as a contact for brownfields or contaminated sites that are not yet enrolled in a cleanup program.
The VAP was created to give individuals a way to investigate possible environmental contamination, clean it up if necessary, and receive certification from the state that no additional cleanup is required through the issuance of an NFA letter.