The SBA's Pollution Control Loan Program provides financial assistance to small businesses for the planning, design, or installation of a pollution control facility. Eligible businesses must be for-profit operations and must qualify as small according to the criteria set by the SBA's size standards; loans cannot be made to businesses involved in the creation or distribution of ideas or opinions, or those engaged in investment in rental real estate.
A pollution control loan can be used to finance the planning, design, or installation of a "pollution control facility." Such a facility is defined as:
For more information, contact the Small Business Answer Desk at (202) 205-7717, or (800) 827-5722, or (202) 205-7701 for recorded information.