The Environmental Protection Agency or EPA, is an independent agency of the United States federal government whose mission is to protect human health and the environment. The EPA is the federal regulatory authority, often working with states to enforce environmental compliance regulations. Read more about EPA's mission here.
The National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program resources are funded by EPA under a contract managed by the EPA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, or OSBDU. This office advocates for small and socioeconomically disadvantaged businesses and can help businesses that may have regulatory and environmental compliance concerns related to EPA. The asbestos and small business ombudsman, or ASBO, is an EPA liaison for the general public and small business community. Read more about the ASBO here.
- General EPA contact information
- EPA in your state
- Office of small business and disadvantaged business utilization
- Asbestos and small business ombudsman
- Toll-free hotline: 800-368-5888
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- ASBO news bulletin