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2018-2019 Agricultural Plan Reimbursement Program

Thursday February 28th 2019
Pennsylvania farmers located in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed can apply for money for reimbursement of costs to develop plans for manure management, nutrient management, or erosion and sediment control.   Over $620,000 is available for Pennsylvania...
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2018 DEP Small Business Advantage Grant

Wednesday February 27th 2019
As of February 27, 2019, the Pennsylvania DEP's Small Business Advantage Grant program is now closed.  Per the application website, small businesses should check back in late July 2019 for future grant annoucements.  The Small Business Advantage...
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Occupational and Environmental Regulatory Workshops

Thursday January 24th 2019
Small businesses are often confused with the multitude of regulations that may affect their everday operations.  Here in Pennsylvania, many small businesses are required to meet regulations that are enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health...
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Pik Rite Recognized by Wolf Administration

Thursday March 29th 2018
Lewisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today celebrated the environmental accomplishments of Pik Rite, Inc., a nationally acclaimed leader and innovator in improving energy efficiency in the manufacturing sector and a recipient of DEP’s Small...
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Regulatory Updates

EPA seeks comment on National Compliance Initiatives

Thursday March 7th 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comments on its National Compliance Initiatives (NCI) for fiscal year 2020-2023. The general public is invited to comment but will need to do so by March 11, 2019.  EPA is looking to increase the...
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Reminder that Regulatory Reports due March 1st 2019

Wednesday February 6th 2019
March 1st is an important deadline for some small businesses that may be subject to Air Quality Emissions Inventory or Residual Waste Biennial Reporting.  The Annual Emission Statement (AES) report is required by the Pennsylvania DEP Bureau of Air...
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2019 Dry Cleaner Compliance Calendar

Wednesday January 16th 2019
The 2019 Dry Cleaner Compliance Calendars are now available for Pennsylvania dry cleaners.  These calendars contain recordkeeping forms and checklists that are needed for dry cleaners to comply with state and federal regulations. Once filled out...
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Pennsylvania Diesel Idling Restrictions - Act 124 0f 2008

Tuesday November 6th 2018
The Diesel-Powered Motor Vehicle Idling Act (Act 124 of 2008) seeks to reduce unnecessary idling of the main propulsion engine in diesel-powered motor vehicles, including trucks and buses, by imposing time limits and sign requirements.  Small...
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New Regulations for Industrial Cleaning Operations

Tuesday February 13th 2018
New regulations intended to control VOC emissions from industrial cleaning operations could potentially impact many small businesses not already regulated elsewhere. The anticipated compliance date is September 1, 2018. The Pennsylvania...
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