Virginia Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP)

The Virginia Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP) was established to help small businesses understand and comply with the Clean Air Act and Virginia's environmental regulations.

The Office of Small Business Assistance (OSBA) is dedicated to helping business owners and operators learn about current regulatory requirements and recent regulatory changes, and understand the impact of these requirements on their operations.

The contacts for Virginia's SBEAP are listed below:

Name Position Phone Toll-Free Phone
Michael Dowd Ombudsman (804) 698-4284 1-188-592-5482
Susan Tripp Liaison (804) 698-4394 1-188-592-5482

National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program

Virginia is a member of the National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program, which is a national network that can also provide basic environmental compliance and sustainable business information, including, but not limited to, industry-specific best practices, regulatory guidance, and funding opportunities for new environmental technologies. These resources as well as additional information on this program can be found on their website.

Small Business Environmental Assistance Program. Serving Small Businesses and the Environment

Public Comment Opportunities

Which federal regulations impact your small business? You can provide input regarding your small business concerns

News Releases

US EPA Releases Two New Regulation Navigation Tools

The new tools include the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP):

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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