What is an Emergency Action Plan and Why is it Needed?

An Emergency Action Alan (EAP) is required under OSHA standard 1910.38, with the purpose to facilitate and organize employer and employee actions during emergencies that occur within the workplace. A well-developed EAP and proper employee training minimize the potential for employee injuries and workplace structural damage during emergencies. Alternately, poorly developed plans and lack of… Read More

Grant Funding to be Announced Soon!

Are you on the look out for the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to be released? Each year, these grant opportunities are announced near the very beginning of May. Along with the announcement is a detailed list of programs available for project funding. Since the creation of the CFA in 2011, the goal has been to… Read More

Walden to Present at Stormwater Control Conference

On March 16, 2021, Walden’s Ted Nitza and Harkin Aerial’s Scott Harrigan will be presenting at the national 2022 Operation & Maintenance of Stormwater Control Measures Conference during the morning group of sessions categorized ‘Technology and Novel Equipment’. Walden’s Rebecca Stouges is also a co-author of this study and has contributed much of the engineering… Read More

NYS Modifies General Permit for Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

The State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) rules are currently in the modification process. The SPDES General Permit was originally issued in April 2015; this is the second modification proposed. The proposed rulemaking draft (draft GP-0-22-002) and Fact Sheet released by the New… Read More

EPA Amends Clean Air Act HAP List

Effective February 4, 2022, the U.S. EPA has added the chemical 1-bromopropane (1-BP) to the national Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) list. This is the first time that the EPA has added a chemical to the Clean Air Act (CAA) list under section 112(b)(1) since 1990.   The compound 1-BP or n-propyl bromide (nPB), CAS #106–94–5,… Read More