Small Business/Pollution Prevention

Jayson E Massey, Public Service Executive
Phone: (785) 296-1526    Fax: (785) 559-4279

1000 SW Jackson, Suite 430
        Topeka, KS 66612-1367

Small Business/Pollution Prevention is responsible for coordinating the Kansas Environmental Conference, organizing the Pollution Prevention (P2) Awards, publishing the Kansas Environmental News electronic newsletter, serving as the liaison between KDHE and the Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP), and overseeing the Pollution Prevention Grant Program.

2018 Kansas Environmental Conference

The 2018 Kansas Environmental conference will be held August 7 - 9 at the Wichita Marriott in Wichita, KS. This annual conference focuses on environmental compliance, pollution prevention, and sustainability.

A special Pollution Prevention (P2) Awards luncheon will take place Wednesday, August 8th. The 2018 award application will be added soon! Please visit the Pollution Prevention Awards web page to learn more.

Ombudsman Services

Leo Henning

The Division of Environment's Public Advocate for Small Businesses is your source of information about whom to contact within the Division of Environment with your problem or issue. If you have questions about whom to contact regarding your permit, pollution prevention technologies, or other questions, call Leo Henning at 785-296-1535 or email at

KDHE Division of Environment Regulatory Agenda

KDHE's Division of Environment has numerous regulations currently in development. The regulatory agenda is updated semi-annually in late winter and late summer. The most recent version is dated February 2016.

Kansas Environmental News

The Kansas Environmental News is a semiannual newsletter with current regulatory information, issues, and upcoming events. To subscribe for free or access the archves, click on the link above.

Small Business Environmental Assistance Program

The Division of Environment contracts with Kansas State University's Pollution Prevention Institute to provide the state's Small Business Environmental Assistance Program. The program provides free and confidential help including answers to questions, on-site assessments, pollution prevention technologies, workshops, and publications. These services are provided for businesses to assist them in complying (and going beyond compliance) with environmental regulations. Please don't hesitate to click the link above or call 1-800-578-8898 with any questions or information needs.