Archive for the Environmental Category

Hazardous Waste Inspections

The Importance of Managing Hazardous Waste Managing an industrial facility’s hazard waste is an important part of industrial, environmental compliance.  Hazardous waste requires “Cradle to Grave” management, this includes : the Generator (the industrial facility) to the Transporter to the Treatment/Storage/Disposal Facility (TSDF) There are several different

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What You Need to Know About ASBESTOS

RAPCA is the Regional Air Pollution Control Agency*. The purpose of RAPCA’s Asbestos program is to protect the public from asbestos emissions, or fibers, which may become airborne if strict regulations are not followed when a building is being renovated or demolished. Asbestos program activities include a

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Buying a Commercial Property? – Part 1

What you need to know about environmental liability. (Part 1)  by Linda Treasure Why should a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) be conducted?  Completing a Phase I ESA is for protection.  It is one of the environmental due diligence requirements to establish protection from potential liability

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What You Need to Know About Breathing Masks

Breathing Masks Can Be Important for Your Health The popularity of protective breathing masks has grown steadily since the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2002. But the use of a protective mask dates back nearly a century, to when a pandemic of influenza (1918-1920)

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Help! I Need An Environmental Consultant!

Selecting An Environmental Consultant?  Here’s What You Need to Know! If you have been notified by a government agency, (EPA, OSHA, RAPCA) that you are responsible for the investigation and cleanup of soil, groundwater or other contaminated media, you will need professional help, –an environmental consultant.  Costs

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6 Steps to Environmental Industrial Compliance

What is Environmental Industrial Compliance? Environmental Industrial Compliance means conforming to environmental laws, regulations, standards and other requirements such as site permits to operate.  Those are the environmental rules and regulations mandated and enforced by city, county, state, or federal environmental agencies.  Compliance with these environmental requirements and

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