Featured Links and Resources

COVID-19 Resources  
Nevada Small Business Development CenterClick hereThe Nevada Small Business Development Center is a statewide resource for business assistance, providing a unique array of services, expertise and training in all areas including starting, growth, and development of a business. The Nevada SBDC also offers information and guidance in understanding and complying with environmental regulations. In addition, the Nevada SBDC provides useful information and analysis of the economy, environment and demographic data to help businesses, government and other organizations promote economic growth in their communities.
Nevada Small Business Development Center Small Business Resiliency GuideClick hereSmall businesses across the state of Nevada are all exposed to the threat of disasters and hazards. Many counties may experience destructive windstorms, floods, mudslides, and extreme winter weather. More likely than these scenarios, your business could forfeit unexpectedly due to the loss of a key employee, a cyber-security threat or a pandemic. Such disasters can occur with little or no warning.

Being prepared can help your business limit the damage done and resume operations faster.
Small Business Development CenterClick hereAmerica’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories.

SBDCs are hosted by leading universities, colleges, state economic development agencies and private partners, and funded in part by the United States Congress through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

There are nearly 1,000 local centers available to provide no-cost business consulting and low-cost training to new and existing businesses.

Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can go to their local SBDCs for FREE face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training on a variety of topics. Learn more about how SBDCs are helping local businesses start, grow and thrive.
Small Business Development Center Guide to the CARES ActClick hereThe U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has published The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act — a guide to the provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was recently passed by Congress and signed into law by the President.

The Senate Committee’s guide provides information about major programs and initiatives in the new law, which will soon be available from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), as well as several new tax provisions.
Small Business Administration Disaster AssistanceClick hereThe SBA offers disaster assistance in the form of low-interest loans to businesses, renters, and homeowners located in regions affected by declared disasters.
Small Business Administration Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan ResourcesClick hereHealth and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.
Guidelines for Opening up AmericaClick herePresident Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, an approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives.
Air Quality Resources  
NDEP SLEIS Guidance PageClick hereThis page gives guidance to all NDEP Air Program permitted facilities on on how to submit their point source emissions inventory on the web based SLEIS system.
SLEIS Login pageClick hereThis is the login page for all NDEP Air Program permitted facilities to submit their point source emissions through SLEIS.
Affiliated Organizations  
Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN)www.wsppn.orgWSPPN is a cooperative alliance of pollution prevention (P2) programs throughout EPA Region 9 (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Trust Territories, and Tribal Lands). The network serves as a technical resource for regional P2 issues through researching, consolidating, and disseminating P2 information. WSPPN was established in 1997 and is run as a service provided by the Nevada Business Environmental Program (BEP) at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Nevada Small Business Development Center (NSBDC)www.nsbdc.orgThe Nevada Small Business Development Center is a statewide business assistance outreach program of the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Business. We provide a wide variety of technical assistance to support Nevada Business.

The purpose of the Nevada Small Business Development Center is to guide and assist entrepreneurs in starting and growing their businesses in today's dynamic market.
National Small Business Environmental Assistance Programwww.nationalsbeap.orgThe 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments required states to develop programs to help small businesses comply with air quality regulations. These state programs have three components: a small business compliance assistance program made up of small business environmental assistance providers' programs (SBEAP), a small business ombudsman (SBO) and a compliance advisory panel (CAP). These components work together and are monitored by the U.S. EPA asbestos and small business ombudsman (EPA ASBO).

To better meet the needs of small businesses, many of these state technical assistance programs have expanded their air quality focus to provide technical assistance in other environmental areas.
Federal Resources and Links  
U.S. EPAEPA WebsiteThe mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.
U.S. EPA - Region 9 EPA Region 9 WebsiteEPA Region 9 serves the Pacific Southwest (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, 148 Tribal Nations).
U.S. EPA - Tribal Compliance Assistance CenterTribal Compliance WebsiteTribal environmental professionals and facility operators can access comprehensive material on environmental stewardship and regulations that may apply to tribal government operations. Find material on building and funding tribal environmental programs and contact information on federal, tribal and other organizations.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)OSHA WebsiteThe mission of OSHA is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
Federal and State Regulation Resources  
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information (RCRAInfo)RCRA DatabaseFind your EPA Identification Number. Hazardous waste information is contained in the RCRAInfo database.
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)40 CFR Parts 260-265

40 CFR Parts 266-299
The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the rules published in the Federal Register by Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. The CFR is divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation, with environmental regulations contained mainly in title 40. Each volume of the CFR is revised once each calendar year. Title 40 is revised every July 1.
Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS)Search the NRS

Quick Link - Disposal of Hazardous Waste
The Nevada Revised Statutes are the current codified laws of the State of Nevada.
Nevada Administrative Code (NAC)Search the NAC

Quick Link - Disposal of Hazardous Waste
The Nevada Administrative Code is the codified, administrative regulations of the Executive Branch.
NDEP Certified LabsRCRA DatabaseThis link will open up an excel sheet that lists all currently certified labs and the parameters they are certified for.

In order to locate the correct type of lab you are looking for, please look at the tabs at the bottom of the excel sheet and click on the appropriate one.
Additional Resources 
Nevada Business Start Up GuideThe Guide to Starting and Growing a Business in Nevada is an interactive PDF document with active links to external websites.
Writing Business Plans for Recycling Enterprises: Plastics, Glass or RubberThe goal of this guide is to describe the elements of formal, carefully written business plans specific to recycling post-consumer plastics, glass or rubber. The guide combines: information on how to write a business plan (Section One); actual business plans that have been used to launch successful enterprises (Section Two); and a Resource Directory enabling you to identify the resources you will need to complete your own plan (Section Three)
BizNGO Guide to Safer ChemicalsThe BizNGO Guide to Safer Chemicals—is a unique resource for downstream users of chemicals. It is a hands-on-guide that charts pathways to safer chemicals in products and supply chains for brand name companies, product manufacturers, architects and designers, retailers, and health care organizations. Additional information can be found at Business NGO Workgroup website
Managing your hazardous waste: A guide for small businessesA guide for small businesses on how to properly manage and dispose of your hazardous waste.