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Environmental Reporting

In Pennsylvania, small businesses often have to report on their environmental impact depending on what type of operation they have.  Often times, an environmental permit issued by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will dictate what needs to be reported and when.  Other times, a state or federal standard such as National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) may require an environmental compliance report to be submitted at a specific date if the business is subject to a particular standard. 

To help Pennsylvania small businesses get a sense at to what types of environmental reports may exisit, the reporting information needed, and the specific due date(s), EMAP has created the following calendar for small business reporting requirements:

Small Business Assistance with Reporting

Any Pennsylvania small businesses that may have questions or require small business environmental assistance for environmental reporting may contact EMAP by calling our toll-free environmental hotline at (877) ASK-EMAP.

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.