Don’t Miss the Annual Community Right-to-Know (Tier II Inventory) Filing Deadline!

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WHAT IS COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW? The Federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was established to prepare and plan for hazardous chemical emergencies in communities. EPCRA requires businesses / industry to report on the storage, usage and releases of hazardous substances to Federal, State, and local government agencies. The information collected is used to prepare for and protect the health and safety… Read More

Make Sure To Submit Your NYC Community Right-to-Know Filing On Time!

What is NYC Community Right-to-Know? The New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulates the storage, use and handling of hazardous substances, extremely hazardous substances and regulated toxic substances at or above the federal threshold planning quantities (TPQ) within all five NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, or Staten Island) through its… Read More

Why is an Environmental Feasibility Study Important?

Why is an Environmental Feasibility Study Important? An Environmental Feasibility Study (FS) is a comparative process used to determine the best choice for remediation of a contaminated property, such as a listed inactive hazardous waste disposal site or Superfund project site, in New York State.  An FS is used to develop and evaluate remedial alternatives… Read More

Why is an Environmental Feasibility Study Important in Superfund Project Management?

Why is an Environmental Feasibility Study Important in Superfund Project Management? Why is an Environmental Feasibility Study Important in Superfund Project Management? An Environmental Feasibility Study (FS) is a comparative process used to determine the best choice for remediation of a contaminated property, such as a listed inactive hazardous waste disposal site or Superfund project… Read More

UPDATE: DEC Releases New Comprehensive Strategy Impacting Composting and Mulching Operations

Mulch Compost

With regards to the risk of groundwater pollution, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has updated their Part 360 regulations governing solid waste facilities to include new Part 361 regulations for composting and mulching operations.   Reports released from the NYSDEC and Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) indicated potential groundwater… Read More

5 Community Right-to-Know Filing Guidelines for New York City

Right To Know Filing Every year on March 1st, facilities within New York City that store or use hazardous substances are required to file reports with the City’s Department of Environmental Protection. These Community Right-to-Know (RTK) filings are designed to facilitate accumulation and rapid access to detailed information necessary to protect the public and emergency responders. Community… Read More

Five Steps for Quality Assurance & Quality Control (QA/QC) in Groundwater Sampling

Walden Groundwater Contamination Expert Engineering

Groundwater Sampling Groundwater sampling and monitoring is a crucial component of the majority of subsurface remediation work. Walden addressed the topic of monitoring well (well) installation in a previous blog; well networks are strategically designed based on the groundwater table and flow gradient in order to monitor and analyze subsurface flow. Although the end product… Read More