Information for Small Businesses

MDE is aware that special issues exist for small businesses during the environmental approval process. The first is “What approvals do I need to comply with environmental laws and regulations?” Check the Twenty Questions and Approval Fact Sheets.  They will assist you in answering the question. Although a handful of these approvals do not apply to small businesses due to de minimus exemptions, that most of these approvals may be appropriate depending on the activities that take place at the facility.