Are You Subject to EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP)? We Can Help!

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) that trap heat in the atmosphere via 40 CFR Part 98 and requires annual reporting through EPA’s electronic GHG Reporting Tool (e-GGRT) by March 31 each year with information from the previous calendar year. Who is required to report GHG emissions? Applicability is […]

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OSHA Announces Annual Adjustments to OSHA Civil Penalties for 2023

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has changed civil penalty amounts based on cost-of-living adjustments for 2023. OSHA’s maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $14,502 per violation to $15,625 per violation. The maximum penalty for willful or repeated violations will increase from $145,027 per violation to $156,259 per violation. Also, OSHA […]

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EPA Adds 1-bromopropane to Clean Air Act HAP List

Ever-changing regulations certainly keep engineers on their toes and companies scrambling to remain in compliance. The latest example is the addition of 1-bromopropane (1-BP), also known as nPB, to the Clean Air Act (CAA) List of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP). Which industries are impacted by 1-BP’s addition to the CAA HAP? The chemical is a […]

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Management System Certification: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

Does your sustainable business strategy include an effective environmental and safety management system? In today’s increasingly global industries and operations, obtaining certifications for your management systems can add credibility, raise awareness and competency, strengthen leadership, enhance legal and other compliance, mitigate risk, and demonstrate your commitment to exceeding your customers’ expectations. Although standards certifications are […]

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SPCC Plans: Are you providing “sufficient freeboard” for secondary containment?

If you’re a facility owner/operator who stores, processes, refines, or uses oil, you’re likely quite familiar with the EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Regulation (40 CRF 112). The goal of the regulation, first published in 1973 under the authority of the Clean Water Act, is to protect navigable waters and adjoining shorelines from […]

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