Business Services GroupThe Business Environmental Program provides free and confidential environmental management assistance to business and government operations in Nevada. The Program specializes in cost effective strategies to reduce hazardous materials and waste generation, conserve water and energy, minimize air emissions, and maintain compliance with environmental requirements. The program provides training, on-site consultation, assistance over the phone and through its website and publications.

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EPA COMPLETES LONG-AWAITED “WIPER RULE”...

Source: The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) BY: Jessica Franken, SMART Government Affairs Consultant Well, it took nearly thirty years, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally published its long- awaited, final solvent-contaminated wipes rule (a.k.a. “wiper rule”), thereby better leveling the regulatory playing field between non-laundered wipes and rags and […]

Green Infrastructure Permitting and Enforcement Fa...

EPA has released a series of six factsheets on incorporating green infrastructure measures into National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) wet weather programs. The series builds upon existing EPA authority, guidance, and agreements to describe how EPA and state permitting and enforcement professionals can work with permittees to include green infrastructure measures as part of […]

The Pretreatment 101 Series: Industrial User Permi...

This webinar is intended to help publicly owned treatment works (POTW) personnel implement their local pretreatment program.  The National Pretreatment Program regulations identify specific requirements for controlling the wastewater discharges from nondomestic users. When a control mechanism is used to authorize the discharge of wastewater to a POTW, it must contain certain conditions and requirements.  […]

Water Quality 101 Webinar Available Online...

The Water Quality Standards Virtual Academy webinar “Water Quality Standards 101″ is available as an archived recorded webinar.  Water quality standards are the foundation of the water quality-based pollution control program mandated by the Clean Water Act. Water quality standards define the goals for a waterbody by designating its uses, setting criteria to protect those […]

Webinar: How to Launch Green Business Programs in ...

Join us for a Webinar on April 26, 2012 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/310083866 California passed AB 913 taking effect January 2012 to facilitate growth and development of the local government Green Business programs across the state.  The Green Business program delivers a package of proven multimedia technical assistance to small […]

The Successful Blend of Environmental Compliance a...

Maybe your company has an environmental compliance team, maybe only a sustainability team or maybe both. But did you ever think about the similarities between the way in which you approach complying with an environmental regulation and the way in which you would approach a standard business project or to be specific a voluntary sustainability […]

Green Purchasing for Existing Buildings An Initiat...

Join RPN for a free kickoff-webinar that will demonstrate how purchasing decisions can lead to greener buildings.  The webinar will highlight practical strategies for evaluating the sustainability attributes, performance and cost of environmentally preferable building maintenance products. REGISTER TODAY!  Webinar attendees in EPA Regions 1, 4, 7, and 9 FREE technical assistance to help advance […]

Green Technology for Commercial Kitchens...

The Environmental Sustainability Resource Center will conduct a free webinar titled Green Technology for Commercial Kitchens. Green technology for commercial kitchens includes the use of energy and water efficient equipment and techniques for reducing the impact of commercial food preparation on the environment. David Zabrowski with Food Service Technology Center, will discuss sustainable technology options […]

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