Environmental Management News

  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on “Mismanaging Chemical Risks: EPA’s Failure to Protect Workers”

    On March 13, 2019, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change held a hearing on “Mismanaging Chemical Risks:  EPA’s Failure to Protect Workers.”  The hearing examined the U.S. Environmental Protection ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • WASPS Take Control of GHS

    WASPS Take Control of GHS! Many in industry find there are two major issues facing them when dealing with safety in the workplace.  Firstly, it is a well-known fact that many find the information on a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) “too technical” to understand.  In addition, many are still trying to get to grips with the changes brought about by the introduction of the Globally ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • Less than 3 weeks to register for IAIA19 in Brisbane

    The registration deadline for IAIA19 is 5 April, leaving less than three weeks to sign up to attend the event. Over 800 delegates from around the world have already registered to focus on the conference theme of “Evolution or Revolution: Where next for impact assessment.” The Preliminary Program is online, and the Final Program will be ...

  • Formaldehyde Exposure Risks and Protecting Workers in Hair Salons

    As recently as 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports there were over 673,000 jobs in the United States alone for hairstylists, barbers and cosmetologists. The vast majority of these jobs take place in salons and barbershops and BLS estimates the number of people in this profession will grow 13% by 2026.   Most workers in this industry likely have no idea that working in a hair ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New EScIS Website Launched

    In early 2019 we launched our new look EScIS website - www.EScIS.com.au A key focus of the EScIS website is to promote our services which complement our ESdat software solutions (at www.esdat.net). Many EScIS staff members came to EScIS with extensive environmental consulting experience, which we encourage our clients to leverage to ...

  • Leaving no one behind

    The theme for World Water Day 2019 is ‘Leaving no one behind.’ This is an adaptation of the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Sustainable Development Goal 6 includes a target to ensure availability and sustainable management of water for all by 2030. By definition, this means leaving no one behind. ...


    By Kurita

  • National Flood Safety Awareness Week

    This week is National Flood Safety Awareness Week and if you live in a flood plain or an area that is prone to catastrophic weather events, US Flood Control can provide industrial and homeowners with Tiger Dams™ that can save your home, business and property from any event. Don’t wait we have Tiger Dams™ in stock now! Every year, more occur from flooding than from any other ...


    By US Flood Control

  • `Atmospheric river’ bringing threat of mudslides, flooding to California

    Torrential rain causes mudslides in California A weather system known as an atmospheric river is unleashing heavy rain across California, bringing the threat of mudslides and flooding Thursday to a region that’s already been slammed by days of rain and heavy snow. The National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center said a strong storm system is unleashing an ...


    By US Flood Control

  • Fog delays Houston-area ports for seventh day

    Fog has delayed vessel traffic through the Houston Ship Channel every day in the past week, delaying shipments of crude, refined products and other commodities. The Ship Channel has been shut for part of nearly every day in March, for a total 133 hours, according to data from the US Coast Guard (USCG). This follows 232 hours of closures in February and 43 hours in January. The delays this week ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • How Many Types of Flooding Are There?

    The main causes or categories of flooding are, ravine, coastal & urban, areal and catastrophic. These categories are based on the factors that trigger the flooding such as the source of the floodwater. Areal flooding can occur in any mountainous area where heavy rainfall combined with excessive spring snowmelt overflow flood plains or saturated soil areas. This type of flooding wreaked havoc ...


    By US Flood Control

  • Mud Environmental - Case Study of a Truly Digital Business using ESdat Online

    Mud Environmental is a boutique environmental consulting business operating in Adelaide, South Australia. Adrian Webber is the Mud Founder and Director and is also an SA Site Contamination Auditor. Mud champion the virtual office concept, which aligns with the Mud values of innovation and using technology to support a flexible and family-based culture. This means the Mud team work at a variety of ...

  • New York City Interim Flood Protection Measures Program

    In 2016, New York City began the Interim Flood Protection Measures program, which protects critical facilities, infrastructure and low-lying areas in the city from flooding caused my major coastal storms and ...


    By US Flood Control

  • Pollution curbs undoes lump seasonal slump: Correction

    Renewed efforts to curb north China pollution are supporting seaborne iron ore lump premiums beyond winter, surprising some traders that expected the typical downturn in spring. Steel mills are being forced to limit sintering throughout the year, rather than just over winter, to keep ratios higher for direct-charge iron ores like lump and pellet in the blast furnace. Paper markets for lump were ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EPA proposes RIN market changes

    US refiners and fuel importers must prove compliance with federal fuel blending laws more frequently and in an associated credit market with fewer participants under proposals made today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Restrictions the agency proposed today would limit compliance credit trading by companies not obligated to prove each year that the US has met federal targets for ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Uniper may sell ETS permits under no-deal Brexit

    German utility Uniper might sell its UK portfolio's excess EU emissions trading system (ETS) allowances (EUAs), if the UK exits the carbon market on 29 March under a no deal Brexit scenario, the utility said today. If the UK leaves the EU on 29 March without a comprehensive deal in place, the country will also exit the EU ETS on this ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Murkowski questions IMO 2020 preparations: Update

    US fuels and marine transportation industries must do more to show they have prepared for potential higher shipping prices that begin next year, the top US senator on energy said. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), chairman of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, was not convinced the US has prepared sufficiently to cope with the new marine fuel regulations, which could hit her state ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

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