Environmental Solutions Program

We provide environmental information relevant to your small business.

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Can your shop file for an exemption from NESHAP 6H?

Being diligent about your small business’s environmental footprint can
save you time and money in the long run

DC Fast Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

Idaho has grant money for electric vehicle DC fast charging stations. The grant funds are part of the settlement money awarded to the states as part of the VW diesel emissions cheating scandal.

Idaho wants to have fast chargers every 50 miles along designated EV corridors. Your business can apply.

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Air Quality Resources

How can your business prepare for wildfire smoke? 

One way is to limit work outdoors during poor air quality. Your business can plan ahead using the Air Now tools. Use your zip code for current air quality, the air quality forecast, and information on air quality monitors. Air Quality Index and Forecast

Want more details? There is a way to check how wildfires and smoke will impact your business. Use the Fire and Smoke Maps  to see current wildfire locations and stats as well as the smoke plumes impacting your location.

NESHAP 6H Painter Training

Does your shop paint cars? Then one of your federal requirements is painter training. This training does not just tick off a compliance box. It provides valuable best practices and hands on training. Painters learn techniques for painting more effectively and efficiently which can save your shop money. Idaho DEQ will be offering classes next week in Rathdrum, Lewiston, and Nampa.

Rathdrum, Tuesday, September 21, https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094faaad2eabf49-neshap
Lewiston, Wednesday, September 22, https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094faaad2eabf49-neshap1
Nampa, Thursday, September 23 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094faaad2eabf49-neshap2

All classes 5-8 PM

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“Most of our clients come to us after they have already been identified as out of compliance with environmental regulations. This can be really disruptive to their day-to-day operations. A main focus for us is to find those new businesses or those operating out of compliance so they can get ahead of a notice of violation. Our free & confidential services can provide knowledge and peace of mind to business owners.”

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~ Belinda Breidenbach, Environment
Assistance Coordinator

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