Do I need an Environmental Permit for my business?
Permits for business are usually administered at the state or local community level. Contact your
State Environmental Agency for assistance with this matter.
How do I register a pesticide?
EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs has prepared a
Pesticide Registation Kit. You can access this Kit and other pesticide registration information on the web at:
Where can I find TRI data?
Visit EPA's Toxics Release Inventory webpage at:
http://www.epa.gov/tri/. The EPCRA Hotline answers TRI related questions. The EPCRA Hotline toll free number is (800) 424-9346. For callers in the DC area, please call (703) 412-9810. Also, the TDD is (800) 553-7672.
How can I report an environmental emergency?
Environmental emergencies such as oil and chemical spills should be reported immediately to the National Response Center at 1-800-424-8802. For more information on environmental emergencies, visit EPA's Concerned Citizens'
Environmental Emergencies page.
How can I submit a comment on proposed environmental regulations?
Comments on proposed rules should be submitted to the EPA docket for the regulatory area that oversees the rule. Many dockets accept comments via e-mail. Consult our
list of EPA dockets for the address, telephone number and e-mail address for the docket you may wish to contact.
Where can I get information on loans, grants, financial and paperwork assistance, and startup advice for starting a new business?
You can access this information on the U.S. Small Business Administration Web site at:
http://www.sba.gov/regions/states.html [exit epa]
Is it ok for me to link to the EPA Web site from my Web site?
EPA is happy to have anyone link to our site from personal or organizational Web sites, as long as EPA endorsement or approval is not implied. For the same reason, we do not provide links from our site back to yours.