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December 30, 2019

Self Policing Environmental Programs see SCS Engineers at Wisconsin Agribusiness Classic

Some federal and state programs encourage firms to monitor their regulatory compliance and voluntarily report violations as part of an organized program. These facilities that are operating in good faith can limit liability.  Enviro-Check in Wisconsin is one such program. Learn more about this program from SCS Engineers at ...

December 19, 2019

EPA Announces New Method to Test for Additional PFAS in Drinking Water

Reprint of USEPA Press Release dated today. WASHINGTON (Dec. 19, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another key step in implementing the agency’s PFAS Action Plan by announcing a new validated method for testing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. This new validated ...

December 19, 2019

Ryan Duckett, an SCS Engineers Young Professional Elected to the VA SWANA Board

Voting for the Old Dominion Chapter’s 2020-2021 Board of Directors ended December 13, 2019. After tallying the votes, the following professionals were elected as new Directors, including: Ryan Duckett of SCS Engineers Clarke Gibson of Region 2000 Service Authority Henry Strickland of Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA) Tim Torrez ...

December 18, 2019

EPA Alert: Further Actions to Improve the NSR Permitting Program

REPRINT OF USEPA PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON (Dec. 3, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing several actions to clarify and improve New Source Review (NSR) permitting requirements. These Clean Air Act actions are part of a suite of measures EPA is taking to modernize and streamline the NSR process, ...

December 16, 2019

Just in Time – Advanced Solid Waste Recycling and Processing Facility

The new advanced solid waste recycling and processing plant boasts a seven-step next-generation recycling technology that recovers valuable materials from everyday household waste and processes them into value-added products. The facility is the first to integrate separate technologies into one integrated system to process household waste, optimize material recovery, ...

December 12, 2019

USEPA Alert: Proposed Regulatory Determination for PFOS and PFOA at OMB

REPRINT OF USEPA PRESS RELEASE EPA Moves Forward on Key Drinking Water Priority Under PFAS Action Plan WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2019) — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent the proposed regulatory determination for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in drinking water to the Office of Management and Budget for interagency ...

December 11, 2019

SCS Engineers’ 2020 Ammonia Refrigeration Operator Training Programs

SCS Tracer Environmental has a diverse staff of instructors who provide practical, cost-effective ammonia refrigeration training and certification review courses.  Training can be provided on-site, at our new training classroom in Oakdale, Minnesota, or at one of our nationwide sessions.  Our training programs incorporate RETA, IIAR, manufacturers, field materials, ...

December 9, 2019

Treat Your Groundwater Monitoring Network as an Asset

According to the U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1344, the United States uses 79.6 billion gallons per day of fresh groundwater for public supply, private supply, irrigation, livestock, manufacturing, mining, thermoelectric power, and other purposes.  This blog is intended for businesses that must meet groundwater monitoring regulatory compliance according to ...

December 6, 2019

USEPA – No New Financial Responsibility for Petroleum and Coal Manufacturing Under CERCLA

REPRINT FROM THE EPA PRESS RELEASE EPA Finds That Financial Risks from Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing Industry Does Not Warrant Additional Federal Requirements WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to not impose burdensome and potentially duplicative financial responsibility requirements for the petroleum and ...

December 5, 2019

Countdown to Brownfields 2019 – Los Angeles – December 11-13

  Brownfields: An Affordable Housing Solution Wednesday, December 11, 10:45 am – 11:45 am, Room 403A Track 2: Financing Options, Real Estate, & Economic Development This interactive panel will discuss the nexus between brownfields development and affordable housing and will explore various policy, funding and incentive programs that have ...