Pollution Prevention & Small Business Support

Leo G. HenningLeo G Henning

Ombudsman Services
KDHE Deputy Secretary and Director of Environment

Leo G. Henning is the Division of Environment's public advocate for small businesses. He is your source of information about who to contact within the Division of Environment to help solve your problem or issue. If you have questions about permits, pollution prevention technologies, or other questions, call Leo at 785-296-1535 or email

Small Business Environmental Assistance Program

K-State Pollution Prevention Institute

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 assistance, including answers to questions, on-site assessments, pollution prevention technologies, workshops, and publications. These services are provided for businesses to assist them in both compliance and going beyond compliance in achieving environmental regulations. Don't hesitate to visit the Pollution Prevention Institute's website or call 1-800-578-8898.