Georgia SBEAP provides free and confidential environmental permitting and compliance assistance to Georgia businesses employing 100 individuals or less, corporate wide.

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  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) now offers locally customized training and event email messages for small business owners. Submit email/zip code at
  • New Industry Sector Specific Factsheets … Refer to “Browse by Business Sector” tab located on SBEAP website home page.
EPD News
  • EPD will discontinue free Visible Emissions Certification classes in 2017.
  • Submit your SIP application online … GEOS SIP Online Application Portal. For assistance in completing the online SIP application, please contact SBEAP at 404-362-4842.
  • To attend training classes to learn how to submit SIP applications online … GEOS Training Schedule 

General Environmental Events in Georgia


2017 Georgia Drycleaner Compliance Calendar

The purpose of this calendar is to assist Georgia drycleaners in complying with air quality and hazardous waste requirements specific to operations using perchloroethylene (perc).

The calendar includes helpful information on regulatory requirements and includes tools for recording information pertaining to perc usage, vapor monitoring, and inspection and repair of dry cleaning equipment as required by air pollution requirements. At the back of the calendar, guidance and recordkeeping forms for hazardous waste management for dry cleaners are provided.

The information recorded on this calendar should be used to demonstrate compliance with these specific requirements and should be retained at your facility for at least five years.

CIECA Developing New EPA Reporting Standards for Colllision Repair Shops

In response to the EPA Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule requiring states to provide compliance records similar to the new California Environmental Reporting System regulation, the Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) has assembled a new Combined Environmental Reporting (CER) committee to develop reporting standards specific to the collision repair industry. The Committee is made up of body shop owners, paint manufacturers, and insurance company executives together with regulatory professionals from the EPA Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP).

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FY2016 SBEAP Summary Report