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EMAP is a specialized consulting service of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers.  We provide free and confidential environmental compliance assistance to small businesses in Pennsylvania. 

Our EMAP environmental consultants will help you understand how to comply with regulatory requirements and assist with the preparation of plans and permit applications for start-up and existing businesses.




EMAP Wins National Award

Thursday May 5th 2016
The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)’s Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) was awarded the Fiscal Year 2015 U.S. EPA Administrator's Award for Outstanding Accomplishments by a Small Business Trade or State Small...
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New Resource for Small Businesses

Tuesday April 5th 2016
  Small businesses now have an easier way to access help and information related to environmental regulatory compliance issues. The Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs (SBEAPs) recently launched a new website,
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EMAP Resources Expanded in Southwestern PA

Tuesday April 5th 2016
 The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)’s Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) has hired a new consultant to serve business owners in Southwestern Pennsylvania.  Lee Ann Briggs joins EMAP as an environmental...
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2016 Dry Cleaner Calendar

Friday December 4th 2015
The Pennsylvania DEP 2016 Dry Cleaner calendar is available for downloading on DEP's webpage.  The mailing of the dry cleaner calendars is on hold until the budget is passed.
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Regulatory Updates

Revised Sulfur Limits for Commercial Fuel Oil

Friday May 27th 2016
On July 1, 2016, revised sulfur limits for commercial fuel oils will go into effect statewide replacing existing area-specific sulfur content limits.  Any small business retailers or distributors commercial fuel oil should take note. The revised...
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New Rules for Emergency Engines

Friday May 27th 2016
As of May 4, 2016, back-up engines continuing to operate under emergency demand response will be considered non-emergency engines and must meet the regulatory requirements including numerical emission limits, or work practice standards,...
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EPA Proposes New Hazardous Waste Rules

Thursday October 29th 2015
Comments are due December 24, 2015 on two new hazardous waste rules that EPA has proposed.  The new rules are intended to strengthen environmental protection while reducing regulatory burden on businesses. The two proposed rules are:...
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Revised Total Coliform Rule Requirements

Wednesday October 28th 2015
All public drinking water systems must complete and submit a coliform sample siting plan by April 1, 2016. DEP is holding a series of training workshops throughout Pennsylania which are targeted to transient noncommunity public drinking water...
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