Air Pollution Control Program

Small Business Assistance Program

Section 507 of the 1990 Clean Air Amendments requires states to implement a three component program to assist small business in their efforts to comply with the air regulations.  The three components consist of:

In Missouri, the compliance advisory panel is known as the Small Business Compliance Advisory Committee.

What is considered a small business?

Sections 643.173 and 643.175 (RSMo) were adopted in response to the Clean Air Act Amendments and define a small business as follows: 

Any small business regulated under this chapter:

Small Business Ombudsman

The Small Business Ombudsman position is appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate for a term of office concurrent with that of the governor, and may be reappointed.

The ombudsman's responsibilities include:

For more information see "Helping Small Businesses Protect Air Quality".

Small Business Ombudsman - vacant

Small Business Air Program Technical Assistance

The small business technical assistance activity is performed throughout the department. This multimedia support is provided by the department's regional offices and programs. In addition, personnel in the Air Pollution Control Program, the Kansas City Regional Office and the St. Louis Regional Office provide air pollution permitting assistance, on-site or by phone or email, in helping a facility to understand and complete documents required by the Air Conservation Law. For air pollution-related assistance, contact your Regional Office at 800-361-4827.

Assistance in completing documents required by the Air Conservation Law can be found at the following locations:

Department of Natural Resources Department of Natural Resources
Air Pollution Control Program St. Louis Regional Office
P.O. Box 176 7545 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Suite 210
Jefferson City, MO 65102 St. Louis, MO 63125-4839
573-751-4817 Phone 314-416-2960 Phone
800-361-4827 Phone 314-416-2970 Fax
573-751-2706 Phone Don Kotur
Carlton Flowers  

The Kansas City region position is vacant at this time.

Helpful Links

Small Business Links (not Air Program related)

Small Business Links (Air Program related)

Federal Sites

State of Missouri Sites including Financial Assistance

Federal Laws, Regulations, and Legislation

State of Missouri Laws and Regulations

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