If taking advantage of state and federal compliance incentives sounds like a daunting endeavor, this guide can help. Updated in 2001, it describes government incentives to encourage small businesses to assess and improve their environmental performance.

Learn about the three major U.S. EPA policies that promote self-auditing and about the mentoring and assistance programs available to businesses. The guide also provides an overview of the major types of state incentives with an annotated list of the policies, guidance documents, and assistance programs offered by each U.S. state.