Business Assistance Programs in Virginia

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Federal Business Assistance Programs and Resources

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Environmental and Innovative Technology

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Environmental Management Systems / International Organization for Standardization

An Environmental Management System (EMS) is a set of processes and practices that enable an organization to reduce its environmental impacts and increase its operating efficiency. Implementing this voluntary approach can help your business compete and succeed in today's global marketplace.

The International Organization for Standardization, (ISO) has developed a series of voluntary international environmental management standards, ISO 14000. This family of standards provides practical tools for companies and organizations of all kinds looking to manage their environmental responsibilities. ISO 14000 focuses on environmental management systems, environmental auditing, environmental labeling, environmental performance evaluation, and life cycle assessment.

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Financial Resources

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Pollution Prevention & Waste Reduction Resources

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Source Emissions Testing, National Directory

The ACTIVE National Directory of Source Emissions Testing - stack testing directory of services, stack test firms, source emissions testing and air pollution testing


Trade Associations

The National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program maintains a comprehensive list of Trade Associations


Training Resources

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


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