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Environmental Management Assistance Program

Air Emission Inventory Reports due March 1, 2023

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Small business facilities that are required to submit annual air emissions inventory reports, often referred to as AIMS, need to do so by March 1, 2023.  Those small business facilities that asked to report are often classified as Synthetic Minor facilities of air emissions.

How to Report

Paper reporting for Air Emission Statement (AES) reports has been discontinued.  Thus, reporting is done through AES Online which one needs to have an account with DEP’s GreenPort to access. Facilities in Allegheny County no longer report their annual emissions using GreenPort as these facilities should now use Allegheny County Health Department’s (ACHD) Regulated Entities Portal (REP).

Reporting Assistance

Pennsylvania DEP has created a booklet of Instructions for Submitting the Air Quality Emission Inventory Reports.  In addition, DEP has available an Introductory/Presentation and a Training/FAQ page to help answer questions. Small businesses in Pennsylvania can also contact EMAP for technical assistance.
Jeremy Hancher is the EMAP Program Manager located at the Widener University SBDC.  He holds over 15 years of experience in environmental compliance, environmental policy, and program management.  He is proud to be the team lead of the award-winning EMAP program which provides free and confidential environmental assistance to the Pennsylvania small business community in fulfillment of the requirements of the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act and Section 507 of the federal Clean Air Act.
In 2015, Jeremy was part of the team effort when EMAP was recognized by US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for Outstanding Accomplishments by a State Small Business Environmental Assistance Provider in Providing Technical Environmental Assistance to the Small Business Community. Jeremy holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and a certificate from the Wharton School.