Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP)

Located at the Illinois Department of Commerce, the SBEAP provides free confidential information and services to help small businesses understand and comply with their environmental obligations.

The staff of the Small Business Environmental Assistance Program is currently working remotely. We ask that you direct all questions to our program email: dceo.sbeap@illinois.gov and our staff will reply shortly.

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USEPA Rule Proposal Regarding Reclassification of Major Sources to Area Sources Under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act

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Local Environmental Regulations:

Local units of government may have applicable environmental regulations in addition to those at the state and federal level.  You may want to check with your local municipality or county offices, including the Public Health Department, building and zoning office, and local water treatment facility for applicable regulations and requirements for your business type. 


Contact Us:

For free confidential help with your environmental questions, contact the Small Business Environmental Assistance Program at 800.252.3998 or by e-mail at dceo.sbeap@illinois.gov
The staff of the Small Business Environmental Assistance Program is currently working remotely.  We ask that you direct all questions to our program email:dceo.sbeap@illinois.gov and our staff will reply shortly.