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As of May 4, 2016, back-up engines continuing to operate under emergency demand response will be considered non-emergency engines and must meet the regulatory requirements including numerical emission limits, or work practice standards,...Read More
On July 1, 2016, revised sulfur limits for commercial fuel oils will go into effect statewide replacing existing area-specific sulfur content limits. Any small business retailers or distributors commercial fuel oil should take note. The revised...Read More
The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)’s Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) was awarded the Fiscal Year 2015 U.S. EPA Administrator's Award for Outstanding Accomplishments by a Small Business Trade or State Small...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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:...Read More