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Jan
30
2018
EPA Directive Promises More Transparency and Openness During Settlement Process

An EPA directive designed to limit the agency's practice of “sue-and-settle” has been signed by the director Scott Pruitt. The once-widespread EPA practice has been credited with multiplying regulations and ...


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Jan
18
2018
Clean Water Act Violations Cost Biodiesel Company Over $30k

Despite their dedication to finding a better energy source that doesn’t harm the environment, biodiesel company SeQuential isn’t catching any breaks from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The California ...


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Nov
05
2017
Despite More Gas Station Generators, Gas Outages Abound During Irma

Though there are more gas station generators in the state of Florida than in years past, gas outages were still widespread in the wake of Hurricane Irma earlier this year. ...


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Oct
15
2017
The Risks of Selling Contaminated Property to Avoid Cleanup

In case you needed a reminder of the dangers of selling contaminated property, a Des Moines federal judge recently ordered two tire companies (both subsidiaries of a larger company) to ...


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Sep
25
2017
Wastewater Rules: Something’s Fishy in Samoa

Starkist Co, one of the major US tuna canners, has been violating several wastewater rules at its facility in American Samoa, according the US Department of Justice. Owned by a ...


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Sep
15
2017
Yes, it’s Possible: Cost-Effective Environmental Compliance

“Cost-effective environmental compliance” may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s exactly what we do here at T-Environmental. As a follow up to our blog “Mastering EPA Compliance with a ...


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Aug
31
2017
Hurricane Harvey and Poor Stormwater Management Systems

Even the best designed and flawlessly implemented stormwater management systems would have trouble keeping up with the kind of rain that fell in and around Houston during Hurricane Harvey. The ...


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Aug
25
2017
Niagara Falls Wastewater Discharge Prompts Fines, Investigation

When one thinks of Niagara Falls, one thinks of pristine waters and natural beauty. In recent weeks, this hasn’t been the case at all thanks to at least one wastewater ...


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Jul
30
2017
EPA Basics: Superfund Site, NPL Statuses and More

Superfund Sites are defined as lands in the United States and territories that: Have been contaminated by hazardous waste Pose a risk to human health and/or the environment Have been ...


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Jul
15
2017
What are Soil Vapor Extraction and Air Sparging?

Soil Vapor Extraction and Air Sparging are both methods used to remove contaminant vapors from belowground, bring them aboveground and treat them. Soil Vapor Extraction is used when contaminated vapors are ...


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