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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 1,215 inspections
  • Taken 845 actions on permits and authorizations
  • Processed 97% of Permit Decision Guarantee (PDG) applications and authorizations on time
  • Responded to 5 environmental emergencies

Since January 1, 2021, DEP has:

  • Conducted 86,163 inspections
  • Taken 36,534 actions on permits and authorizations
  • Processed 92% of Permit Decision Guarantee (PDG) applications and authorizations on time
  • Responded to 235 environmental emergencies




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