A Branch of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division

Small Business Environmental Assistance Program

Phone: 404-363-7000  
Fax: 404-363-7100
Sherry Waldron, Interim Small Business Ombudsman
Phone: 404-362-4569

  • Provides free and confidential air permitting assistance and air compliance assistance to Georgia small businesses (<100 employees, corporate-wide and not a major source of air pollutants.)
  • Participates in the review and provides comments to the Air Protection Branch regarding the development and implementation of regulations that may impact Georgia small businesses.
  • Partners with industry trade associations, other state/local agencies and federal agencies to participate and sponsor meetings, training events and conferences to disseminate information pertaining to upcoming air regulations and industry specific solutions to compliance issues.
  • Provides support to the Compliance Advisory Panel (CAP) appointed by the Governor, the Legislature, and the EPD Director.  The CAP provides advisory opinions to the SBEAP and to EPD regarding regulatory activities that may impact Georgia small businesses.

Learn how to get free assistance for your small business.