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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, www.nationalsbeap.org...
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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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DEP Grants for Alternative Fuels

Thursday February 25th 2016
Pennsylvania DEP is offering grants through its Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program so businesses can purchase and use alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles.  The grants will cover the following project categories: Vehicle...
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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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