October 24th Webinar: An Apple a Day: Environmental Considerations for Healthcare Providers

When we think of industries dealing with environmental compliance our mind naturally drifts to large industrial sites with tall smoke stacks billowing pollutants. Though, how of ...Read More


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An Apple a Day: Environmental Considerations for Healthcare Providers
September 5th Webinar: Avoiding an Air Permit Violation When Your Permit Does Not Include All the Requirements - Marketing Department

Air permits consists mainly of requirements that are regulated by the State that a facility is located in. However, there may be other requirements that are applicable to your facility but are not listed in your air permit. This is true for emission units at facilities that belong to one or more of the federal regulation under the area source category for National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutant (NESHAP) or Maximum Achievable Control technology (MACT) standards. Therefore, it may come as a surprise that your smaller facilities are subject to one of the area source MACT categories. 


   Post Date: 8/6/2018

Be Ready for a Crystalline Silica Inspection - Marketing Department

As stated in previous articles, the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a standard to regulate employee exposure to respirable crystalline silica (henceforth referred to as silica) on March 25, 2016. The standard lowered the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) to 50 micrograms per cubic meter, established an Action Level of 25 micrograms per cubic meter, and established ancillary requirements. The standard gave general industry until June 23, 2018 before enforcement of the new obligations would commence.  OSHA will offer compliance assistance in lieu of enforcement for the first 30 days for employers who are making good faith efforts to comply with the new standard’s requirements.


   Post Date: 8/2/2018

Reminder - Tomorrow's Webinar: Lead in Drinking Water - Marketing Department

While the utility company can sometimes be responsible for lead in water from old water distribution lines that arrive to a building, other times interior sources of lead are not the responsibility of the public water supply company.


   Post Date: 7/31/2018

Lead in Drinking Water - Marketing Department

The Flint drinking water crisis started in the spring of 2014 when Flint changed its public water supply source to the Flint River and officials failed to apply corrosion inhibitors to the water. The lack of corrosion inhibitors caused lead to leach from aging supply lines and contaminate the public water being delivered to homes and business in the community. Since then, it has been discovered that Flint is not alone; as communities such as Philadelphia, Chicago, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Trenton, and Boston are all facing a similar “crisis”.  


   Post Date: 7/27/2018

Reminder - Tomorrow's Webinar: Vapor Intrusion in Ohio: What You Need to Know - Marketing Department

Vapor intrusion is a relatively new environmental field. It is also the most common environmental impediment to site closure and property transaction in the marketplace today.


   Post Date: 7/24/2018

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