Small Business / Community Assistance Program (SB/CAP)



LDEQ's Small Business / Community Assistance Program provides environmental regulatory assistance and information to small businesses and communities.

SBCAP operates in accordance with the Confidentiality option provided by the EPA Enforcement Response Policy, effective August 12, 1994, regarding Section 507 of the Clean Air Act.  Under this policy, violations detected through assistance will be kept confidential.

Call (800) 259-2890 or email to request assistance or directly contact SB/CAP Assistance in your area.



 EPA Report: 20 Years of Success in Helping Small Business 



2015 Compliance Calendar for Louisiana Dry Cleaners

    (Dry Cleaners, also download your PERC Form here)



Small Business/Community Assistance Brochure



EPA Small Business Environmental

U.S. Small Business Administration - Louisiana District

Small and Emerging Business Development Program: (225)342-3000 (managerial and technical assistance program)

LED Incentives and Small Business Programs: (225) 342-3000 


Other Resources for Small Businesses



DEQ - Office of the Secretary
Business & Community Outreach Division
P. O. Box 4301
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4301
Small Business Assistance:
Jonathan McFarland, P.E. - Engineer Manager
Scott Templet, P.E. - Engineer Supervisor
Jeff Jackson- Environmental Scientist Supervisor
Phone: (225) 219-3969
Phone: (800) 259-2890 (in LA only)
Fax: (225) 219-3971

Small Business Ombudsman:
Linda Brown Hardy, 
Environmental Scientist Senior

Phone: (225) 219-3954
Fax: (225) 219-3971


Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality 602 N. Fifth Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Call or e-mail a hotline · Office Address/Phone listing · Locate a DEQ employee
Call 1-866-896-LDEQ or e-mail our Customer Service Center with questions or comments