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2017 SBIR Workshop

Thursday June 29th 2017
Join us to learn about EPA, DOE and USDA SBIR Funding Opportunities.   WHEN: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Villanova University - Falvey Memorial Library Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Institute 800...
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Hazardous Waste Management

Friday June 16th 2017
EPA's Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule is now in effect as of May 30, 2017.  Check out EPA's fact sheet to see how hazardous waste can now be managed to provide greater flexibility for today's business operations. 
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Public Comment on Volkswagen Litigation

Friday June 16th 2017
In anticipation of becoming certified as a Beneficiary, DEP has developed a draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan that provides Pennsylvania's high-level vision for the use of the mitigation fund money and information about specific project types...
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DEP Small Business Ombudsman

Thursday June 15th 2017
Ed Boito is the new Small Business Ombudsman for DEP.  Ed started in early April, and will oversee the Small business Advantage Grant, as well as the Pollution Prevention Assistance Account low-interest loan program.  The Small Business Ombudsman...
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Pik Rite Receives 2017 SBEAP National Small Business Environmental Stewardship Award

Tuesday June 13th 2017
The National Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs (SBEAP) have recognized Pik Rite, Inc. as the 2017 winner of its Small Business Environmental Stewardship Award. The company, based in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania was chosen by the SBEAP’s...
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Sustainability Webinar Series: Transparency and Certifications

Wednesday April 5th 2017
Learn best practices in your industry that will help you comply with environmental requirements and save money. The Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) presents a series of...
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Sustainability Webinar Series: Food Production

Friday January 6th 2017
  Learn best practices in your industry that will help you comply with environmental requirements and save money. The Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) presents a...
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EMAP Introduces Sustaining Your Business Webinar Series

Tuesday November 8th 2016
The Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) presents a series of webinars that will focus on how small businesses in specific industries can address environmental issues,...
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Final-form Regulations for Metal and Plastic Parts Surface Coatings Published in PA Bulletin

Monday October 24th 2016
The final-form rulemaking notice was published in the October 22, 2016 Pennsylvania Bulletin. The new regulations are effective upon publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. CLICK HERE to review the regulatory language. The final rulemaking...
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Going Green Workshop

Tuesday September 27th 2016
Lee Ann Briggs, EMAP consultant at the University of Pittsburgh SBDC, was invited to present at the Going Green workshop co-sponsored by the FayPenn Economic Development Council and the St. Vincent SBDC.  Using the EMAP Green Building Blocks...
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