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


Compliance Advisory Panel Appointments

Mr. Gregg Goff (Collision Repair Association), Mr. Nathan Humphrey (National Federation of Independent Businesses) and Mr. Alex Lehocky (Kennesaw State University) became the newest members of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Small Business Compliance Advisory Panel (CAP).  EPD Director, Richard E. Dunn, presided as the new members took their oath of office on September 15, 2016.

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Painter Recertification Reminder


It is time to update painter training at businesses that are required to follow the federal air rule known as Rule 6H. This rule affects many businesses that spray or apply paint to metals and plastics such as auto collision repairs shops. Rule 6H requires refresher training for painters at these types of businesses every five years.


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FY2016 SBEAP Summary Report