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.  

News & Updates


Air Permits

Information About Clients We Serve

Registration of Smaller Sources (ROSS)

Environmental Regulations  

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants​ (NESHAP)​

Environmental Consultants Directory 

Annual Emission Reporting and Emission Calculation Resources

 Emergency Release/Emergency Response



 Environmental Information by Industry/Topic: 

Aggregate Facilities



Chrome Electroplating

​​Construction & Demolition

​​​Dry Cleaners

Fire Fighters
Frequently Asked Questions Gas Dispensing Facilities

Grain Handling Operations​


Links to Other Environmental Resources​Managing Waste

Metal Refinishing

Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE)

Salvage Yards

​Small Business Voluntary Self Disclosure Solvents

Storm Water

Training and Workshops 

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