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Pennsylvania dry cleaners can now request copies of the 2020 Dry Cleaner Compliance Calendar. These calendars are an important small business environmental compliance tool to help fulfill recordkeeping requirements per state and federal regulations...Read More
EMAP has now created an environmental resource page for industrial hemp operations located in Pennsylvania. Because hemp plants emit a type of VOC that often projects a stong odor, there are important environmental air quaility issues to consider...Read More
In July, 2006, US EPA issued standards (40 CFR 63.322) that included the phase-out of perchloroethylene (also know as "perc", "PCE", or "Tetrachloroethylene") dry-cleaning solvent machines located in residential buildings by December 21, 2020....Read More
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 $1 Million is available for...Read More
Are you confused by any changes that may affect Pennsylvania DEP's Hazardous Waste Program? If so, you can signup to a new email distribution list to periodically learn of any news or announcements concerning the hazardous waste program. The...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More