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State Regulations

Air Agencies State Local

State Resource Locators. These locators cover most state environmental regulations, including hazardous waste, stormwater, wetlands, air pollution, etc. Find state regulations, download general permits, locate state points of contact, and many other resources.

State Storm Water Contacts
A list of state government storm water programs.




Cruise Ship Program - http://dec.alaska.gov/water/cruise-ships/


CA Air Resources Board - Port Sector https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/our-work/topics/ports-freight-moving-goods-california











New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Related Web Pages
NJ GreenStart Program
NJ Small Business Assistance Program
NJ Clean Marina Program
Inspection checklist (multi media)
NJ Coastal Management Program

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Compliance Assistance at Marinas -- Top Ten Most Frequently Encountered Issues

New York

NY Air Pollution

Air - Stationary Sources

Air - Small Business Assistance

NYS Clean Vessel Program


Spray Painting/Spray Booths

Managing Waste Paint Booth Filters

CAA NESHAP notification form
NESHAP notification form instructions

NY Automotive Refinishing

New EPA Requirements for Automotive Refinishing (June 2009)

Automotive Refinishing Handbook

NY Boilers & Heating Units

NYS small business program web page

Using NYS Air Permit Limits to Avoid Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx)(June 1997)

General Permits for Small Combustion and Heating Units (June 1997)

6 NYCRR Part 227-2: Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) for Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) (June 1997)

Compliance Alert for Small Combustion Installations (Spring 1997)

Air - Boilers - Small Boiler Tune Up Requirements

NY Gas Stations Vapor Recovery

Gasoline Transport Vehicles Self-Audit Handbook

Testing Procedures Guidance Manual for Stage II Vapor Recovery (March 2003)

Self-Inspection Handbook Stage I and Stage II gasoline vapor recovery

NY Industrial SW

SPDES Multi-Sector General Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity except Construction Activity

Water - Overall Stormwater

Water - Industrial Stormwater

The SPDES Multi Sector General Permit covers operations that could be at a port such as gypsum/concrete, scrap metal, RCRA hazardous wastes, dismantling/wrecking autos for scrap/sale/recycle, recycling facilities, vehicle equipment/maintenance shops, water transportation/vessel cleaning/maintenance/marine cargo handling operations/ferry operations/tug boat services/marinas, ship/boat building repair yards, food and kindred products/processing, miscellaneous manufacturing industries, DPW/highway maintenance.


NYS certified lab for testing hazardous wastes http://www.wadsworth.org/labcert/elap/tclp.html

Handling and Disposing of Fluorescent Lamps (Sept 2008)

Hazardous Waste: Guidelines for a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) (Sept. 2008)

Recycling Mercury Lamps

New York Hazardous Waste: Small Quantity Generators (Sept. 2008)

Partial list of Part 364-permitted waste transporters

RCRA-C in New York State: Managing Hazardous Waste (Dec. 1999)

New York Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal of Shop Towels, Industrial Rags, and Soiled Clothing (Sept. 2008)

NY Sand and Gravel

Sand & Gravel Operations Does Your Facility Need a DEC Permit? (May 2008)

NY Bulk Storage

Liquid bulk storage in NY http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/287.html

Bulk Storage Guidance Documents

Handling used oil

North Carolina



Oil Spills - http://oilspilltaskforce.org/about/task-force-jurisdictions/oregon/

Rhode Island

South Carolina






Virgin Islands

Compliance Incentives

Audit Policy

Small Business
The Small Business Source Book On Environmental Auditing (May 2000)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Small Business Compliance Policy (May 2000 PowerPoint Presentation)

Audit Policy Web Sites
EPA Audit homepage

Inspector Checklists

The Small Business Source Book on Environmental Auditing (May 2000)

Automotive Service Repair
Automotive Service & Repair Sector Self -Audit Compliance Assistance Checklist

Small Appliance Checklist
Safe Disposal of Small Appliances
Industrial Process and Comfort Cooling Checklist

Construction Source Control BMP Questions

Fleet Maintenance
Consolidated Screening Checklist for Fleet Maintenance Facilities Guidebook (Oct. 2003)

Multi-Media Investigation Manual (Mar. 1992)

Industrial Source Control BMP Questions

EPA New England Inspectors' Multimedia Checklist (Dec. 1999)

Region VII Multimedia Screening Checklist

Inspector's Multi-Media Checklist (Aug. 2000)

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Compliance Assistance Inspection Form for Marinas

NJ inspector checklists

Ports & Terminals
Self-Evaluation Guide Environmental Program of the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes Marine Industry - Ports and Terminals-

Public Works

Rail Road
Environmental Screening Checklist and Workbook for Short Line Railroads (July 2000)

Safe Drinking Water
Protocol for Conducting Environmental Compliance Audits of Public Water Systems under the Safe Drinking Water Act (Mar. 2000)

Ship Owners
Self-Evaluation Guide Environmental Program of the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes Marine Industry - Shipowners -

Solid Waste RCRA D
Protocol for ConductingEnvironmental ComplianceAudits of Facilities Regulated under Subtitle Dof RCRA (Mar. 2000)

Superfund EPCRA
Protocol for Conducting Environmental Compliance Audits under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act and CERCLA Section 103 (Mar. 2001)

Underground Storage Tank
Operating And Maintaining Underground Storage Tank Systems Practical Help And Checklists (Sept. 2005)

Bulk Liquid Facility Inspection Job Aid (Apr. 2008)

Water Transportation
Environmental Screening Checklist for the Water Transportation Industry (Aug. 2000)

Small Business Resources

Useful Documents
The Small Business Source Book On Environmental Auditing (May 2000)
RCRA Small Quantity Generator Hazardous Waste Guide

U.S. Coast Guard small business assistance




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