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National Compliance Assistance Centers

The Centers provide access to the information you need, in a way that helps make sense of environmental regulations.

Each Center addresses real world issues faced by a specific industry or government sector. The Centers deliver information in many forms:

  • Internet Web sites
  • telephone assistance lines
  • e-mail discussion groups

Environmental regulations can be confusing. It's often hard to find out exactly what you need to do, in language that relates directly to the operations of your business or government agency.

Let the Centers help you understand your environmental requirements -- and show you how to save money by preventing pollution in the first place.


09/20/2023 - Characterization and Mitigation of Combustion Sources Research [more]

09/01/2023 - Regulated Medical Waste – Five Common Violations at Healthcare Facilities [more]

08/03/2023 - TERC Posts Updates Regarding Diesel Engine Defeat Devices - EPA implements enhanced enforcement [more]

08/02/2023 - CICA Center Posts Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule and Lead Abatement Activities Updates [more]

07/28/2023 - Use EPA's Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) website to search for facilities in your community to assess their compliance with environmental regulations. [more]

07/28/2023 - New STERC PFAS resource contains annotated links to EPA, state and industry. This resource will be maintained to help keep metal finishers updated on the anticipated new proposed regulations (2024). [more]

07/05/2023 - Border Center Launches New Resource: Import and Export of Plastic Recyclables and Waste [more]

06/13/2023 - EPA Clarifies Regulatory Status of Spent Lithium Batteries -- They are Hazardous Waste and Can be Recycled as Universal Waste [more]

03/13/2023 - PCRC launches new regulations locator for solvent/coatings facilities [more]

03/13/2023 - NCMS launches on-line tool to help industry find qualified hazardous disposal facilities [more]