Certified Auto Recyclers
U.S. EPA, Region 10
Park Place Building
1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 155
Seattle, WA 98101
Permitting authority for storm water permits transferred to DEQ from EPA on July 1, 2021. Storm water runs off of land and hard surfaces such as streets, parking lots, and rooftops, and picks up pollutants such as fertilizers, dirt, pesticides, and oil, and grease bring the pollutants with it.
Certain industrial facilities meeting appropriate criteria must seek coverage under the multi-sector general permit (MSGP) for stormwater. Coverage is based on the facility’s standard industrial classification (SIC) code. Facilities commonly covered in Idaho include mines, airports, and junkyards.
Call 911 to report urgent environmental problems like dumping or spills.
If the hazardous condition involves the release of an EPA regulated material or an oil as defined by the EPA, the release may also need to be reported to the National Response Center at (800) 424-8802. Federal Reporting is required within 15 minutes of event occurrence or discovery.
The Idaho Small Business Development Center empowers small business success by providing no-cost, confidential consulting and low-cost training to entrepreneurs throughout Idaho https://idahosbdc.org/
Pollution Prevention Projects Coordinator
P2Rx is a national partnership of regional pollution prevention information centers funded in part through grants from EPA. We build networks, deliver P2 information, and measure P2 program results.
The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) is a nonprofit organization that is the Northwest’s leading source of high quality, unbiased pollution prevention (P2) information. PPRC works collaboratively with business, government, non-government organizations, and other sectors to promote environmental protection through pollution prevention. PPRC believes that environmental and economic vitality go hand in hand, and that both are necessary to protect the high quality of life enjoyed in EPA region 10 states of Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Alaska. http://pprc.org/
Toxics reduction, including heavy metals reduction, like cadmium and zinc.
EcoBiz, environmental business certification program in Oregon for auto repair & body shops, landscapers, and car washes. https://ecobiz.org/
The following fact sheets are designed to assist automotive recyclers with operating their businesses and managing their wastes in compliance with the environmental laws in their state. Select from the list below.