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EMAP is a specialized consulting service of the PA Small Business Development Centers.  We provide free and confidential environmental compliance assistance to small businesses in Pennsylvania. 

Our EMAP environmental consultants will help you understand how to comply with regulatory requirements and assist with the preparation of plans and permit applications for start-up and existing businesses.



Success Stories 

EMAP Newsletter

Friday August 1st 2014
Read the August 2014 EMAP Newsletter to stay up to date on information small businesses in Pennsylvania need to know. For more more information on EMAP publications, CLICK HERE.
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Pennsylvania and Delaware Dry Cleaners Association Wins National Award

Tuesday June 18th 2013
The Pennsylvania and Delaware Cleaners Association (PDCA) was selected as the winner of the 2013 Trade Association Environmental Leadership Award given by the Small Business Ombudsman/Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs...
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SelecTrim Corp Finds Success with Environmental Upgrades

Tuesday April 23rd 2013
Based in Williamsport, PA, James Wood started SelecTrim in 1977 as a small woodworking business. Strategically located in the heart of Pennsylvania hardwood country, the company is able to draw much of its resources from local forests. The...
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Clean Technology Success Stories

Friday January 11th 2013
The Business Consultant and the Technology Consultant from the Clean Technology Resource Center (CTRC) provide assistance to their clients which includes resources to promote the development and commercialization of clean technology...
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The Pet Store Improves Efficiency

Monday October 8th 2012
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently awarded a Small Business Advantage Grant to The Pet Store, a family-owned small business located in Chambersburg. The award amount of $6,743 will be used to upgrade the...
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Recent News 

DEP Opens Small Business Advantage Grant

Tuesday October 7th 2014
Pennsylvania DEP is accepting applications for the Small Business Advantage Grant which opened on October 6, 2014. 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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New Flexible Packaging Regulations: Compliance Date January 1, 2015

Friday July 25th 2014
From DEP's Fact Sheet: Owners and operators of affected printing presses will be subject to newly adopted requirements in 25 Pa. Code §§ 129.67a and 129.67b, which limits volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from inks, coatings,...
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Solvent Contaminated Wipes Rule

Monday June 9th 2014
Effective January 31, 2014, the final solvent wipe rule conditionally excludes wipes contaminated with hazardous solvents from strict requirements. To be excluded, wipes contaminated with solvents must be managed in closed, labeled...
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Proposed Regulations for Metal & Plastic Parts Surface Coating Processes

Friday February 28th 2014
Pennsylvania DEP is proposing new regulations intended to control VOC emissions from miscellaneous metal parts surface coating processes, miscellaneous plastic parts surface coating processes and pleasure craft surface coatings. The...
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Switch to Electronic Hazardous Waste Manifests

Friday January 17th 2014
EPA Issues Final Rule in Implementing Hazardous Waste e-Manifest Act In the coming years, all business that transport hazardous waste may be required to use an electronic system instead of the current paper-based system to report...
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