Waste Permitting & Compliance (Hazardous & Solid)

EnSafe was founded within days following promulgation of the original regulations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). To this day, our core business has remained solid and hazardous waste consulting. From our comprehensive understanding of the nuances of RCRA’s interplay with the Clean Air Act in preparing a Subpart X permit to interpreting RCRA’s complex solid and hazardous waste regulations and generating “white paper” interpretations to keeping abreast of proposed changes to state and federal regulatory developments and informing our clients, there is no issue related to RCRA that EnSafe hasn’t successfully tackled for its customers.

Hazardous Waste Management Solutions

  • Identification, characterization, and quantification of solid and hazardous waste streams.
  • Determination of hazardous vs. non-hazardous status.
  • Waste minimization, recycle, and reuse/exchange programs (pollution prevention).
  • Assessment of storage, treatment, and disposal options.
  • Notification and annual reporting of waste streams to local, state, and federal agencies as required by applicable laws.
  • Development of a safe and legal hazardous waste handling program documented in a "Hazardous Waste Management Plan".
  • Establishment of a "Contingency Plan" defining specific response measures to expeditiously mitigate hazards during a hazardous waste emergency.
  • Permit application and negotiation for transporter permits and Part A and Part B permits for Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities.
  • Development and negotiation of Part A and B permit applications for Treatment, Storage, and Disposal facilities.
  • Generation of “white paper” interpretations of complex regulatory issues.
  • Design of hazardous waste storage areas using secondary and tertiary containment systems.
  • Treatability studies and subsequent designs for hazardous waste treatment systems.
  • Siting and design of solid and hazardous waste land disposal facilities in compliance with all state and federal requirements.
  • Training industrial personnel and local emergency service personnel (fire and police departments, hospitals, doctors, and emergency agencies) to respond according to the contingency and Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure plans.