What is ProUCL?

ProUCL is a statistical software package developed by the USEPA using many of the concepts found in the RCRA Unified Guidance. Originally developed to evaluate concerns at a specific Superfund site, the USEPA has, after considerable feedback from the remediation community, continued to update the software with additional features and [...]

By |2023-01-23T09:29:19-05:00January 23, 2023|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ProUCL As An Environmental Statistics Tool

ProUCL, a statistical software package developed by the USEPA, is a very powerful tool for evaluating environmental datasets. This webinar will discuss the applicability of ProUCL to environmental datasets, including its use in establishing background levels, determining exposure point concentrations, evaluating trends in monitoring well datasets over time, determining outliers [...]

By |2022-12-20T16:10:04-05:00December 20, 2022||0 Comments

PFAS – Looking To The Future

What do non-stick coated pans, waterproof fabrics, oil-resistant food packaging, stain-resistant materials, and fire-fighting foam all have in common?  They all potentially contain fluorinated compounds, and more specifically, are made with a suite of specialty chemicals called Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOAs).   PFOS and PFOAs both are fluorinated [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:49:36-04:00October 12, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Fundamentals of SPCC Plans

The purpose of the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule, promulgated under 40 CFR 112, is to prevent discharge of oil into navigable waters of the U.S. or adjoining shore lines.  In order to better understand the SPCC rule, below are some of the fundamentals of the SPCC rule [...]

By |2022-08-12T22:37:39-04:00August 9, 2022|Compliance, News|0 Comments

Fundamentals of SPCC Plans

The purpose of the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule is to prevent discharge of oil into navigable waters of the U.S. or adjoining shorelines as opposed to response and cleanup after a spill has occurred. This webinar will discuss the applicability to the SPCC rule, certification requirements for [...]

By |2022-05-11T11:26:44-04:00May 11, 2022||0 Comments

Ohio’s Cessation of Regulated Operations Program

Abandoned sites can be damaging to the environment and can lead to expensive cleanups. Take for example the former Dayton Tire and Rubber Facility. In 1987, vandals entered the closed tire and rubber plant to recover salvageable materials. While removing copper cores from electric transformers remaining at the facility, the [...]

By |2022-10-10T10:38:16-04:00April 29, 2022|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Ohio’s Cessation of Regulated Operations Program

Do you produce, use, store, or handle regulated substances at your facility? Are you “ceasing regulated operations” or in other words discontinuing or terminating regulated operations or finalizing any transaction or proceeding through which those operations are discontinued? If so, you may be required to comply with the Ohio Environmental [...]

By |2022-04-25T14:35:15-04:00April 25, 2022||0 Comments

Industrial Storm Water Permitting

Are you in compliance? Is your business subject to storm water permitting? Storm water programs are regulated by the EPA, State, and local authorities. However, most states are authorized to implement individual storm water NPDES permitting programs. The EPA remains the permitting authority in a few states, territories, and on [...]

By |2022-01-31T14:59:43-05:00January 31, 2022|Compliance, News|0 Comments

A 2022 Refresher on Tier IIs

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) guides August Mack through the Tier II reporting season at the beginning of each new year. EPCRA was passed by Congress in 1986 in response to environmental concerns about the storage and handling of toxic chemicals. President Reagan signed EPCRA into law, [...]

By |2022-01-31T13:24:41-05:00January 31, 2022|Compliance, News|0 Comments
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