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How to Create a Brownfield Success Story

The six brownfield experts you’ll need and how to leverage them There’s no secret roadmap, no magic three-step formula, when it comes to redeveloping, reusing or expanding property that may be complicated by the actual or perceived presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant. Brownfield sites might be abandoned gas stations. They might be […]

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Announcing our 2020 Client Education Series

We’re already gearing up for a growth-filled new year with our 2020 Client Education Series schedule. Our complimentary workshops are held in our corporate office in Memphis, Tennessee, and cover a wide range of important topics – from hazardous waste reporting to vapor intrusion to OSHA compliance. Interested in attending one of our complimentary workshops? […]

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EnSafe Helps City of Bowling Green, KY Move Forward with Landfill Improvements

EnSafe is excited to move forward with engineering design to help correct a decades-old problem with the city’s largest landfill, Butler County Landfill in Morgantown, Kentucky.  The City of Bowling Green commissioners have approved funding for preparation of design drawings and specifications for construction of a force main to transfer landfill leachate to the City […]

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Risk Management 101

How to Effectively Navigate Your Project Around (Or Through) Risks Liability under environmental, health, and safety laws is a potential risk no matter your industry – from aerospace to chemical manufacturing, ports and transportation services to U.S. armed forces, developers and attorneys to federal, state and local governments. For example, when drilling for a development […]

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The Evolving PFAS Landscape

Regulatory approaches vary from state to state. History and Pending Federal Oversight Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continue to gain regulatory attention across the country since being added to the US EPA’s Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule list in 2012. On February 14, 2019, U.S. EPA released the PFAS Action Plan, which addressed potential inclusion of […]

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Part 2 of 3: Should You Purchase Credits from a Mitigation Bank or In-Lieu Fee Program?

Top 4 Purchasing Benefits If your project’s plan to avoid and reduce adverse impacts to water resources isn’t enough and impacts are unavoidable and above regulatory pre-set thresholds – you will be responsible for compensatory mitigation.  In other words, you must compensate for the form and amount of impact the Corps or other regulatory agency […]

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Part 3 of 3: What to Do If Permittee-Responsible Mitigation is Your Only Route

A plain language explanation of the PRM process When your project’s impacts to water resources are unavoidable and above regulatory pre-set thresholds, you are responsible for compensatory mitigation.  We reviewed in Part 1 how to navigate the process, and in Part 2 why purchasing mitigation bank or in-lieu fee program credits are the Corps’ preferred methods. There […]

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