Environmental Compliance News

  • GWPC launches state-powered WellFinder mobile application

    The Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) announced today the release of RBDMS WellFinder, a free mobile application powered by data directly from state regulatory programs, which allows users to locate and select oil and natural gas wells from an interactive map to display valuable data and information.  RBDMS WellFinder utilizes well data directly from state regulatory programs. This ...

  • Product Launch: Efficient Flow Regulation With Wareg 3.0

    We can all see it, feel it, experience it – the climate changes are affecting us all. Regardless of where we reside, more frequent and higher levels of precipitation is something we have to get used to. And handle. We know that stormwater runoff in intensive storms can cause flooding.  By utilizing effective flow regulation we know that flooding can be minimized and even ...


    By Wapro AB

  • Meet the regulators at air quality & emissions event

    The Air Quality and Emissions event AQE 2017 (Telford 24th-25th May) will provide an opportunity to meet the UK’s regulators, with representatives in attendance from the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Environmental Protection Agency of Ireland. “The Regulators’ Stand will be located in the Exhibition Hall close to ...

  • Free Webinar - U.S. State-Level Environmental Product Regulations: What Lies Ahead for 2017?

    Indications from Washington D.C. are suggesting a significant shift away from Federal environmental regulation.  However, at U.S. State-level there has been significant increase in activity.  This webinar will bring you up-to-date on the flurry of proposals for environmental product compliance at U.S. State level with recent developments in relation to product safety, chemicals, ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • 3E Company Introduces Toxics Release Inventory and National Pollutant Release Inventory Regulatory Reporting Services

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the launch of new regulatory consulting services to streamline compliance with complex U.S. Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Canadian National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) regulations. 3E’s comprehensive new TRI and NPRI reporting services can ...


    By 3E Company

  • Internal EPA Memoranda Outline Approach for Regulatory Deconstruction

    A trio of recent internal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) memoranda are providing insight into how EPA intends to implement President Trump’s review and potential pogrom of EPA regulations.  Virtually no program or regulation appears to be secure from the chopping block.  Many stakeholders in industry and other sectors may be alarmed to see programs that are of benefit ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The Acta Group Wins ´Supply Chains Award´ at the 2017 Chemicals Northwest Awards

    The Acta Group (Acta®), a global scientific and business consulting firm offering a full range of support services for the process of obtaining approvals to market industrial chemicals, biocides, and chemical products, with offices in Washington, D.C., Beijing, China, and Manchester, UK,  has been named winner of the Chemicals Northwest 2017 “Supply Chains ...


    By Acta Group

  • UL EHS Sustainability Announces Keynote Speakers for American EHS&S Forum

    UL EHS Sustainability today announced the two keynote speakers for its upcoming American EHS&S Forum, set for May 3 – 4, at the George Jones Museum in Nashville, Tenn. Dr. David Michaels, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, will discuss a new approach to sustainability in the workplace and Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director of the National Association for ...


    By UL LLC

  • Sheryl Lindros Dolan Presents “Protecting Trade Secrets Around the World Part 1: Comparing CBI Requirements under New TSCA and OSHA HCS 2012” at the SCHC Spring Meeting

    On March 28, 2017, Sheryl Lindros Dolan, Senior Regulatory Consultant at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “Protecting Trade Secrets Around the World Part 1: Comparing CBI Requirements under New TSCA and OSHA HCS 2012” at the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Spring Meeting. Ms. Dolan’s presentation ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Keeping a LIMS up to date with State and Federal EPA regulations

    A LIMS is a great and almost necessary tool in any modern day environmental laboratory, whether commercial, state or municipal.  In a highly regulated community, the LIMS, like everything else in the laboratory, must evolve.  Some evolutions are complex, however, 99% of them are very simple and in many ways, mostly a matter of proper record keeping. Changes in regulatory limits, methods ...


    By Khemia Software Inc

  • Exposure to Asbestos Still a Major Health Issue in Puerto Rico

    In early March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report about an increase in the number of deaths associated with malignant mesothelioma. The rise in deaths was detailed in the CDC’sMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. It showed the number of annual deaths due to the condition actually increased from 2,479 in 1999 to 2,597 in 2015. People diagnosed with ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Companies in Puerto Rico have until May to Prepare for OSHA’s New Beryllium Rule

    Earlier this month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a proposed delay in the effective date of the rule entitled Occupational Exposure to Beryllium. The original effective date was to be March 21, 2017, but it has been postponed to May 20, 2017. The amended effective date gives companies and institutions that utilize beryllium and beryllium compounds two more ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Can You Hear Me? Communicating With Your Supply Chain Through the Noise

    Data — it is the word that resonates most when discussing the supply chain with my clients. Do you have a point regulatory requirement like REACH or anti-human trafficking? Data helps you comply. Does your company have a Supplier Code of Conduct (SCOC) that is linked to your values, and those of your suppliers? Data conveys those values. Is there a big change at your ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • VelocityEHS to Speak on Technology’s Role in Strengthening EHS Compliance at NAEM Software Conference

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, has been selected to speak about the growing use of technology by companies to manage compliance at the National Association for Environmental Management’s (NAEM) 2017 EHS and Sustainability Software and Data Management Conference. “Managing EHS compliance is a critical and ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • Saharan dust enhances carbon trapping by ocean deserts

    A new study led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) reveals that that dust generated by land erosion has large repercussions for oceanic processes and planetary climate. Wind-driven Saharan dust to the remote Atlantic Ocean not only provides phytoplankton with essential nutrients to promote their growth, but the dust particles themselves are ballasting these carbon-rich microscopic plants, ...

  • Free Webinar - Brexit & Trump: What They Mean for Environmental Regulatory Compliance

    As we approach the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome which established what is now the European Union, never before have the post-war legal and regulatory structures been in such doubt.  Populist majority votes have left the UK set to leave the European Union, and across the Atlantic, have brought Donald J. Trump into the U.S. Oval Office.  Now with sweeping changes ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • Clarke Energy Passes Achilles with Flying Colours

    Achilles is the accreditation scheme that utilities companies and our customers such as United Utilities, Thames Water, Severn Trent use. Clarke Energy passed 100% in almost every category. The category’s assessed were Health and Safety, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Medgate Enhances Compliance Management with RegScan™

    Medgate, the global leader in providing enterprise-grade, SaaS-based Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) risk management solutions, is delighted to announce a partnership with RegScan to integrate regulatory content. The importance of proper Compliance Management has been well documented. The Regulatory landscape continues to update and change and companies need to not only keep up with them ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • Implico to Set Up Information Security Management System (ISMS)

    As digital transformation continues to advance, cyber security is becoming more important than ever before. Germany’s new IT Security Act requires the operators of critical infrastructures to set up an Information Security Management System (ISMS). While the Implico Group is not legally obligated to establish an ISMS, some of its customers are. Responding to its customers’ increasing ...


    By Implico Group

  • Aerosol can disposal - what is required?

    During management system audits or compliance audits the management of aerosol cans is one issue that is seldom management consistently. The disposal of aerosol cans depends on the condition of the can and the hazardous waste generator status of the site.  The condition of the can can be: Empty Partially Empty An empty aerosol can is one where the contends of ...

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