Small Business Environmental Ombudsman (SBEO)

Program Purpose
To provide businesses with free, confidential assistance to help them understand and comply with environmental regulations.

Program Highlights
The SBEO program offers technical assistance services to help businesses:

  • Understand state and federal environmental regulations
  • Develop a plan of action, to address environmental quality issues
  • Get referrals to other assistance programs

The SBEO program provides:

  • A toll-free hotline for confidential compliance inquiries: (877) 247-2329
  • Assistance to industry organizations to assess the impact of proposed regulations on small businesses
  • Workshops on special topics to help industry sectors improve compliance
  • Guidance to small businesses responding to regulatory violations and enforcement actions
  • Free, confidential assistance on request

Any business with 500 or fewer employees.

Contact Information
To learn more about SBEO, please email us or call us at (877) 247-2329.

Additional Resources
SBEO Quick Sheet
New! Regulatory Alert for Surface Coating