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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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EMAP Newsletter

Tuesday November 10th 2015
The November 2015 EMAP Newsletter is now available.
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EMAP Newsletter

Tuesday November 10th 2015
The November 2015 EMAP Newsletter is now available.
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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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DEP Small Business Advantage Grant Open

Wednesday September 2nd 2015
DEP's Small Business Advantage Grant program is open and accepting application on a first-come, first-served basis.  The Small Business Advantage Grant (SBAG) is a grant program providing 50 percent matching grants, up to a maximum of $9,500.00, to...
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EPA Introduces Safer Choice Labels

Monday August 17th 2015
EPA introduced the Safer Choice label to help consumers and commercial buyers identify and select products with safer chemical ingredients.The EPA Safer Choice label means that every ingredient in the product has been reviewed by EPA scientists....
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New Requirements for Small Businesses with Well Water

Thursday April 30th 2015
As part of the Revised Total Coliform Rule, there are new requirements for public water supplies which will impact small businesses that are served by well water. Starting April 1, 2016, all regulated public water supplies, including transient and...
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TRI Training

Thursday February 19th 2015
Many businesses must complete EPA Form R or Form A - the Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Reporting Forms under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Right-to-Know Act of 1986. Covered facilities must report annually for over 650 EPCRA Section 3...
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DSW 2015 Final Rule

Wednesday February 11th 2015
The DSW 2015 Final Rule went into effect in Pennsylvania July 13, 2015. The EPA finalized new safeguards that promote responsible hazardous secondary materials recycling. The 2015 final rule modifies the EPA's 2008 Definition of Solid Waste (DSW...
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