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Businesses

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection reviews permit applications and conducts inspections for regulated activities. DEP staff are constantly reviewing applications, communicating with businesses, and ensuring compliance with Pennsylvania’s environmental laws and regulations.

In the past week, DEP has:

  • Conducted 947 inspections
  • Processed 93% of Permit Decision Guarantee (PDG) applications on time
  • Responded to 8 environmental emergencies

Since January 1, 2022, DEP has:

  • Conducted 4,349 inspections
  • Processed 92% of Permit Decision Guarantee (PDG) applications on time
  • Responded to 20 environmental emergencies




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