NYSDEC Releases Draft “Value of Carbon” Guidance Related to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has released a new draft “Value of Carbon” guidance which will be used to assist State entities with decision making by estimating the value of the greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Developed in accordance with the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) and in consultation with… Read More

Major Financial Boost for Microgrids Infrastructure in the Pipeline

Owing to their ability to provide decentralized power through various renewable energy sources (solar, wind, biogas), clean energy microgrids are increasingly being viewed as the solution for harnessing uninterrupted electricity, even in the face of extreme weather events. These weather events usually pose a challenge to electricity supply from the main electricity grid, leading to… Read More

New York State Releases Guidance on PFAS Sampling, Analysis, and Assessment

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently released guidance on sampling, analysis, and assessment of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in October of 2020. This guidance was developed by the DEC’s Division and Environmental Remediation (DER) to ensure consistency in analysis and reporting of PFAS. The new guidance outlines procedures for sampling… Read More

CONTROLLING THE AIR QUALITY IN YOUR FACILITY: Meeting Permitting and Recordkeeping Requirements

State and local regulations govern the permissible levels of certain emissions. Those requirements dictate when a facility owner needs a permit. Permits and registrations are legal documents that facility owners and operators must follow. Air permitting requirements are largely dictated by environmental laws (rather than workplace safety laws). Federal, state and local agencies may each… Read More

New York State Proposes Regulations to Enable Speedy Implementation of Renewable Energy Projects

On April 3, 2020, New York State authorized the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act, which is aimed at improving the location and construction of large-scale renewable energy projects in an environmentally responsible and cost-effective manner. This Act led to the establishment of the Office of Renewable Energy Siting (ORES), which is responsible… Read More

Walden Removes a Gasoline Underground Storage Tank

Walden Environmental Engineering recently completed a project for the Town of Hempstead, Department of Parks & Recreation. The work, which took place at Market Lane Garage (“Site”), called for the removal of an old gasoline underground storage tank (“UST”) in preparation for the installation of new storage tanks. Following Nassau County regulations, underground fuel tanks… Read More

Walden to Present OSHA and COVID19 Challenges in Today’s World on November 9th at 1:00PM

On November 9th, 2020 at 1:00PM we invite you join expert speakers from the Council of Industry (COI) and Walden, as our own Principal Joe Heaney and Professional Engineer and Certified Safety Professional, Massimiliano Lelli present “OSHA and COVID-19 Update with Walden Environmental.” Employers and employees are facing unprecedented challenges in 2020 in response to… Read More

Walden at the Forefront of Embracing Laser Scanning Technology on Projects

Walden Environmental Engineering continues to be a leader in supporting the research and development of new technology-based tools for engineering and construction professionals on their sites. Working with partner Harkin Aerial–a leader in drone data collection, mapping, GIS, and reality capture–the firms performed a live demonstration of laser scanning technology at the Town of Hempstead’s… Read More