Pollution Prevention (P2)

Pollution Prevention Technical Assistance - EPA Region 7


EPA Region 7, Pollution Prevention Program
Services: Technical assistance
U.S. EPA Region 7 (WEMM/RCPP)
11201 Renner Blvd. 
Lenexa, KS 66219
Contact: Lisa Thresher
Fax: 913-551-7964

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Region 7 Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2RIC)/ P2 Information Center
Services: Provides resource conservation (energy efficiency, water conservation, waste avoidance, toxics use reduction) information, consultation, and referrals to enterprises in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. Focuses on a “Triple Bottom Line” evaluation and adoption of business strategies, management and practices. Training on sustainability and on high performance building standards.

University of Nebraska at Omaha
Mammel Hall
6708 Pine St.
Omaha, NE 68106
Contact: Richard Yoder, PE SFP
P2RIC Director
Email: p2ricinfo@gmail.com
Vox: 402-554-2521
Fax: 402-554-3473

Website: www.p2ric.org

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Iowa Department of Natural Resources Pollution Prevention Services
Services: Offers confidential and non-regulatory environmental technical assistance at no cost including assessments, P2 Internships, EMS assistance, Workshops and a Resource Library. P2 Intern program places top Iowa college students with Iowa businesses interested in cost-effective ways to cut or eliminate waste from their operations.

502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034
Contact: Jeff Fiagle
Phone: 515-725-8353
Email: jeff.fiagle@dnr.iowa.gov
Web site: www.iowap2services.com

Iowa Waste Reduction Center
Services: Assists Iowa small businesses (fewer than 200 employees) in complying with environmental regulations through free and confidential environmental consultation. The center also conducts research and develops technologoes for more efficient and environmentally friendly production painting processes. Services include on-site review and airm emissions assistance.

University of Northern Iowa
Suite 113, BCS Building
Ceder Falls, IA 50614-0185
Contact: Dan Nickey
Phone: 319-273-8905
Email: daniel.nickey@uni.edu
Web site: iwrc.uni.edu/

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Kansas State University Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI)
Services: Provides free, confidential, technical environmental assistance. PPI houses the Kansas Small Business Enviornmental Assistance Program (SBEAP) and the Energy Efficieny and Pollution Prevention Intern Program, a nonregulatory summer program designed to link top-level engineering and environmental science students with business and industry.

2323 Andersen Ave, Suite 300
Manhattan, KS 66506
Contact: Nancy Larson
Phone: 800-578-8898
Email: nlarson@ksu.edu

Web site: www.sbeap.org

Kansas Department of Health and Environment Small Business/Community Support
Services: Provides information about whom to contact with problem/issue and is the Division of Environment's public advocate for small business.

1000 SW Jackson, Suite 430
Topeka, KS 66612
Contact: Jayson Massey
Phone: 785-296-1526
Web site: www.kdheks.gov/sbcs

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Missouri Environmental Assistance Center (MOEAC) University of Missouri Extension
Services: Provides confidential and technical environmental assistance. The Pollution Prevention Intern program matches top engineering students from Missouri colleges with Missouri businesses to develop and implement industry-specific solutions that result in significant energy, water, waste, and cost reductions.

W 1015 Lafferre Hall 
Columbia, MO 65211
Contact: Sandra Marin
Phone: 573-884-9559
Email: MarinRuizS@missouri.edu
Web site: www.missouribusiness.net/eac

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University of Nebraska Lincoln Partners in Pollution Prevention (UNLP3)
Services: Provides one-to-one P2 assistance to Nebraska businesses utilizing undergraduate student interns who perform waste assessments or other waste-reduction projects, and provides each client a written report detailing waste-minimization suggestions.

114 Othmer Hall/ 820 N 16th St.
Lincoln, NE 68588
Contact: Bruce Dvorak, Ph.D, PE
Phone: 402-472-3431
Email: bdvorak@unl.edu
Web site: engineering.unl.edu/research/p3-partners-pollution-prevention/

Region 7 Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2RIC) / P2 Information Center
Services: Environmental assistance
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street, RH308
Omaha, NE 68182
Contact: Richard Yoder, PE (ryoder@unomaha.edu)
Director, P2ric.org
Phone: 402-554-6257
Fax: 402-554-6260
Web: www.p2ric.org

Contact: Lisa Thresher