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ARCO Chemical - Case Study

by Pollution Control Products Co.  (Jun. 28, 2016)

Custom Designed Furnace Reclaims $100,000 Condenser PCPC burn-off oven removed 4,240 lbs. of styrene polymer in compliance with local environmental laws. The Problem: ARCO Chemical Company's Beaver Valley plant in Monaca, PA, a manufacturer of styrene-based plastics, was experiencing severe problems and expense with the periodic cleaning of ...

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 ...

Reducing Oil & Gas Methane Emissions: EPA Regulations & Data Collection

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Jul. 12, 2016)

U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently committed to very specific targets in the oil and gas sector. Their ambitious goal is to reduce methane emissions by 40-45 percent below 2012 levels by 2025. This target was reaffirmed ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Environmental compliance enforcement from the government accountability office

by Environmental Data Management, LLC (EDM)  (Jun. 28, 2006)

This article presents the testimony before the Committee on the Environment and Public Works in the U.S. Senate about the EPA's effort to improve and make more consistent it's compliance and enforcement activities. Why GAO Did This Study The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enforces the nation’s environmental laws and regulations ...

Firms’ Compliance to Environmental Regulation: Is There Really a Paradox?

by Springer  (Sep. 1, 2006)

It has often been claimed that firms’ compliance to environmental regulations is higher than predicted by standard theory, a result labeled the “Harrington paradox” in the literature. Enforcement data from Norway presented here appears, at first glance, to confirm this “stylized fact”: firms are inspected less than once a year, detected violators ...

Boatyard achieved environmental compliance for hull washing operation

Untitled Document Responding in 1999 to boaters’ demands for comprehensive service marina in the immediate area, the Port of Olympia, Wash. established Swantown Marina and Boatworks. ...

A Guide to Oil in Water Monitoring for Environmental Compliance

by Arjay Engineering Ltd.  (Mar. 1, 2014)

Applications for industrial oil in water monitoring can vary greatly. In upstream and midstream oil and gas production applications, monitoring separation efficiencies is key to optimize production rates, preventative maintenance, chemical use, flow, and environmental compliance. Separated water from the oil is called produced water and it must ...

Managing environmental risk and compliance: facility decommissioning

by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff  (May 4, 2010)

While most companies are familiar with the regulatory requirements that must be managed when opening or operating a commercial or industrial facility; the regulatory requirements which need to be met when closing a facility are less commonly known. To reduce operating costs in a challenging economic environment, organizations may need to ...

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