What is a Small Business?

A small business is a small stationary source covered by the Clean Air Act, which employs 100 or fewer individuals, emits less than 75 tons per year of all regulated air pollutants, and emits 50 tons or less per year of any regulated pollutant. A small business, for purposes of the incentives available through the Clean Air Resource Center, must be making improvements to control pollutants that are regulated by the Clean Air Act.

What is a Large Business?

Various government programs have different definitions for "small" and "large" businesses. For us, in general, a large business is one which employs more than 100 people, Businesses of all sizes are eligible for OAQDA financing assistance.