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Retail Strategy: A New Focus on Hazardous Waste Regulations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 13, 2016)

America’s hazardous waste management program ensures the safe management of hazardous waste from the “cradle to the grave”. Many of these regulations were developed more than three decades ago, so it is important we ensure they continue to effectively protect human health and environment into the future. These regulations were ...

The Importance of Local Knowledge When Preparing an Oil Spill Response Plan

by Antea Group - USA  (Sep. 20, 2016)

What to Know About New OSRP Regulations What is an OSRP? Comprehensive Oil Spill Response Plans (OSRPs) have been required for many years for containers with a capacity of 42,000 gallons or more. The goal of these comprehensive ...

GWT Electrocoagulation Wastewater Treatment – An Application To Sustainably Reuse Textile Wastewater

by Genesis Water Technologies, Inc  (Sep. 20, 2016)

The textile industry is a water consumption intensive industry. Water is utilized for cleaning the raw material, and for the different steps in the textile dyeing process. Due to the effects of water scarcity and stricter environmental regulations, the cost of fresh water utilization has increased worldwide. In addition, the textile industry is ...

Working safely around hazardous materials and contaminants

by National Ground Water Association (NGWA)  (Sep. 7, 2016)

The first step in working safely around hazardous materials should always be a hazard assessment review. The OSHA standard mandates companies must conduct a hazard assessment to identify the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and properly train employees on how to use it. OSHA compliance officers will review written hazard ...

The Path to Safety for Pharmaceutical and Laboratories: Why O2 Deficiency Monitors May be Required?

by PureAire Monitoring Systems, Inc  (Sep. 14, 2016)

To safeguard against gas leaks in pharmaceutical industries and laboratories, businesses are turning to oxygen deficiency monitors. Learn when, where, and why an oxygen monitor or O2 monitor may be required.  Oxygen Monitors in Medical and Pharmaceutical Settings In the hospital setting, nitrogen gas is ...

Green Buildings: Economics and Policies

by Oxford Journals  (Aug. 27, 2016)

Introduction Green building has received increased attention over the past decade from both environmental economists and policymakers. While there is no single definition of “green buildings” or its related policy, researchers and organizations tend to emphasize resource efficiency in building and reducing the impacts of buildings on ...

Environmental Compliance and Management Benefits

Many companies are subject to environmental regulations without realizing it. In general, any business, big or small, commercial or industrial, which emits vapors or dust into the air, discharges process waste water into a sewer or on the ground, or generates a solid waste for disposal may be subject to environmental regulations. If a business ...

Wireless Sensors for Environmental Compliance

Untitled Document When no wires are required for power or signal transmission, monitoring devices not only become less costly to own and operate, but they can also be installed ...

Environmental Compliance and Sarbanes-Oxley

by BREEZE Software and Data / Trinity Consultants  (Sep. 8, 2005)

Untitled Document Outline Intro and pre-Sarbanes-Oxley requirements Application of Sarbanes-Oxley to Environmental Disclosure ...

NextEra Environmental Compliance - Case Study

by regAction  (May 4, 2016)

Learn how NextEra (formerly FPL) uses mobility to manage their Environmental Compliance from the field.  Ian Cohen from NextEra discusses their use of regAction and how it has helped them maintain compliance.  NextEra is currently utilizing programs from regAction to track and manage their Audits, Incidents and Compliance related ...

Developing a Culture of Industrial Environmental Compliance

by The World Bank  (Jan. 1, 1997)

' Efforts to reduce industrial pollution in developing countries have focused on developing environmental institutions and legal frameworks, largely by establishing command and control regulations and market based incentives. Overall, however, formal regulation by itself has not proven very effective in reducing industrial pollution in these ...

Establishing an Environmental Compliance Management Program

by Mostardi Platt Environmental  (Oct. 19, 2005)

Environmental Compliance Management Programs are a tool that can minimize the regulatory burden. This article discusses the four levels of an effective program. Download ...

REACH Exposed: Stressing environmental compliance

by The GoodBye Chain Group  (May 1, 2008)

In June 2007, I contributed an article to SMT that focused on the emergence of environmentally conscious technologies (ECTs), to address the ever present requirements for greener products and the greening of manufacturing supply chains. The key factors identified when evaluating the use of ECT’s were toxicity, energy, and waste.  Toxicity ...

The Difficulties With Attaining Compliance With Environmental Regulations

by All4 Inc.  (Aug. 15, 2013)

If you are an environmental compliance manager today with college age children you are probably encouraging them to become dentists or orthodontists, and not to follow in your footsteps as an environmental compliance manager.  Arguably one of the toughest positions today is being responsible for managing environmental compliance at an ...

Laying the foundations for sustainability with environmental compliance

by IHS  (Aug. 16, 2007)

A revival of environmenal awareness, as seen in consumers’ hunger for green products and public promotion of corporate sustainabiliry iniciatives, has reenergized spending on environmental health and safety ...

Wastewater Environmental Compliance Made Easy

by Integrated Engineers Inc.  (Mar. 7, 2008)

Environmental Wastewater Treatment Success Environmental Compliance Made Easy Compliance AND Profits Zero Discharge ...

Environmental Compliance Issues for the Telecommunications Industry

by Environmental Law Institute (ELI)  (Jan. 1, 1)

Firms acquiring telecommunications companies often decline to perform environmental due diligence because they assume that these business do not have many environmental compliance issues. However, according to a recent issue of th EPA’s Enforcement Alert, telecommunication companies may have significant environmental requirements. These ...

REACH exposed: stressing environmental compliance

by Quantum Compliance  (May 23, 2008)

Originally published in SMT May, 2008 In June 2007, I contributed an article to SMT that focused on the emergence of environmentally conscious technologies (ECTs), to address the ever present requirements for greener products and the greening of manufacturing supply chains. The key factors identified when evaluating the use of ECT’s were ...

Environmental health & safety: compliance rules!

by 3E Company  (Apr. 16, 2008)

Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)compliance is fast becoming a major concernthat spans virtually every industry, impactingthe entire supply chain, from raw material andfinished goods to transportation, distribution,and retail. As directors, we are responsible forensuring corporate compliance with a myriadof local, state, federal, and ...

Maritime environmental management systems: Beyond compliance

by ABS Consulting  (Nov. 1, 2007)

For shipping companies, implementing an environmental management system (EMS) could be the most important preventative measure taken, and the cost of not acting could be detrimental. Failure to comply with the provisions of international environmental protection laws (such as the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ...

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