August Mack’s presence in the Mid-Atlantic was established in 1994 with the opening of a Baltimore office. Then in 1998, Susan Burkett opened the office in southeast Pennsylvania to better serve the growing client base in Pennsylvania. Susan continues to serve clients in a corporate capacity as Principal Engineer for August Mack’s eCAP® Services. In its infancy, the Pennsylvania office provided environmental, health and safety compliance services to foundries, food companies, and metal products...Read More »
Over the years, the August Mack Pennsylvania office has expanded services to include compliance, environmental due diligence, site investigation, and remediation services. Similar to the expansion of services, the client base has expanded and includes a wide variety of industrial and service industries. Numerous clients were served by the Pennsylvania office in 2012 and projects included compliance audits, MSDS database development and maintenance, litigation support, air permits, MACT...Read More »
The cost of compliance can seem expensive when adding together permit application fees and regulatory reporting fees. Add to these “maintenance” costs the unanticipated costs associated with additional laboratory sampling, new equipment or equipment repairs, any violations or citations and the cost of compliance can be even higher.
What about the cost of non-compliance? Some might ask themselves what the use is to pay a consultant for a plan, only for it to sit on a shelf. However, according to...Read More »
Kevin was hired on 2/8/2010 as a Field Scientist after completing his BS in Environmental Science from Thiel College. He works in the compliance, transaction, and closure service areas and is the designated eCAP Account Manager for the office. Congratulations to Kevin on a well deserved promotion.
In additional to August Mack's participation as an exhibitor, August Mack's Principal Engineer for Compliance Services, Chuck Staehler, will be speaking on "What Safety Professionals Should...Read More »
Knowing what to expect should assist in determining the current compliance status with any applicable environmental policy. This is generally accomplished by conducting a baseline compliance audit. The audit involves evaluating the various applicable environmental regulations (CAA, CWA, RCRA, SARA, CERCLA, and EPCRA) as previously mentioned. The goal of the audit is to evaluate compliance and deficiencies with respect to permitting, reporting, monitoring, record keeping, and limitations...Read More »
Is your facility prepared to maintain its environmental compliance throughout the year? Many manufacturing companies are struggling with ways to cost costs while still producing a high quality product and meeting the needs of their employees. One area that tends to be continually looked at from a cost-savings perspective is environmental, health and safety (EH&S). Often times, it is common for facilities to cut EH&S costs to save on overall operating expenses with the hope they will not be...Read More »
- Purchase of real property (property or personal property) by a person or entity not previously on title
- Contemplation by a new lender to provide a loan on the subject real estate
- Partnership buyout or principal redistribution of ownership
- Application to a public agency for change of use or other discretionary land use permit
- Existing property owner's desire to understand toxic...
If you suspect a violation may be present or you become aware that a facility should have been complying with a law but has not, a consultant can come in and offer environmental compliance solutions.
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The former tire collection facility is situated on 140 acres located in Sycamore, Ohio. The scrap tire facility started collecting tires in the 1950s and, at the time of the fire, contained an estimated...Read More »
During the last ten years, August Mack’s eCAP® program (Compliance Assurance Program) has expanded and grown from a regional initiative to a national program that has served more than 100 facilities. The genesis of the program began in 1998 and the natural evolution has seen the eCAP program morph into a fully functional sustainable Environmental Management System (EMS), currently approved as a Supplemental Environmental Program (SEP). Applying a tad of revisionist history we might be...Read More »
Do have an on-site technical expert in environmental air regulations? Do you need help with File Organization? Would you like a dedicated web page that contains ALL of your required permits, monitoring logs, training records, report submittals, permit modifications, and deviation reports required to demonstrate compliance? Would you like a trusted company to provide these services at a fixed monthly cost? If you’re looking for guaranteed results from an experienced Ohio environmental consulting...Read More »
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A facility’s Environmental Manager is tasked with ensuring compliance with the ever-changing rules and restrictions of today’s environmental policies. If this is a new role it is easy to get overwhelmed and not know where to begin. The following are typically regulated environmental policies and some of the common violations found in these areas.
Clean Air Act
Through the enforcement of the Clean Air Act (CAA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks to protect and enhance the quality...
Bridget is an intern from Indiana University at August Mack for the summer. She...
Overwhelmed by trying to keep your company up to compliance? Let someone else do it for you! Hiring an outside company to assist in your environmental and/or health and safety needs will bring great benefits. Not only will it relieve stress within the company, but it will bring a fresh set of eyes to look at the company. If you are interested in compliance assistance, maybe August Mack's eCAP program is right for you. Visit http://www.ecapsolution.com/ for information about eCAP services,...Read More »
August Mack Environmental, Inc. provides environmental consulting services under the 899-1 SIN of our GSA Schedule Contract. These services include, but are not limited to:
- Environmental Planning and Documentation Services
- ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Development
- Environmental Assessments (EA)
- Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Preparation
- Waste Management Consulting Services
- Compliance Audits