The Connection Between Hurricanes and Indoor Air Quality
 

When we think of the damage that hurricanes can inflict upon our communities, our minds don’t immediately go to indoor air quality.

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Upcoming Webinars

An Apple a Day: Environmental Considerations for Healthcare Providers
Don't Shed a Tear for Tier IIs: An Overview of Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know and SA
Vapor Intrusion: Is Your Data Telling You The Truth?
Thanks for the Many (Environmental) Memories
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. 

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   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.

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   Post Date: 8/2/2018



August 15th Webinar: Analytical Data Assessment and Validation for the Non-Chemist - Marketing Department

A $70 laboratory test will drive multi-million dollar decisions. Being an informed data user can make the difference between choosing the best decision for your needs, and choosing a costly alternative.  Understanding the basic tenets of analytical chemistry, including precision, accuracy, and bias, will provide data users the tools to not only assess results but understand the reliability of results.  

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   Post Date: 7/16/2018



Keeping Wastewater Treatment Systems Compliant and Affordable - Marketing Department

Without taking specific process needs into account, providing an accurate estimate for the cost of a wastewater treatment system is virtually impossible. That being said, there are key factors that apply broadly across a variety of industrial wastewater systems, which after being evaluated, can give you a sense for how much you would spend.

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   Post Date: 7/12/2018



Everything You Need to Know About Landfills! - Marketing Department

A landfill is defined as a facility used for the disposal of solid waste. Landfills are designed to monitor and ensure compliance with all federal regulations. They are also designed to protect the environment from contaminants that may be present in the waste. Monitoring systems for landfills also check for any sign of groundwater contamination and landfill gas, and provides additional safeguards.

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   Post Date: 5/9/2018



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