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Environmental regulations can impact a business at any time. Whether you produce products that could potentially harm the environment, are engaged in agricultural farming, or need to dispose of pollutants or hazardous or non-hazardous waste – you must comply with the law. Businesses impacted by disasters such as flooding or fire, are also required to implement clean up plans to avoid pollutants entering and damaging the ecosystem.
The Environmental Protection Agency and state agencies enforce environmental laws. To find out what laws impact your business and how you can comply, check out the resources below.
- EPA Environmental Laws and Regulations – Search laws and compliance guides by topic and industry.
- EPA Small Business Guide – Learn more about the laws that apply specifically to small businesses.
- State Environmental Laws – Search this interactive map for information about federal laws that apply in your state, as well as links to your state government website for state-specific laws.