40 cfr News

  • SANGEA Updates for U.S. EPA 40 CFR 98 Subpart W GHG Emissions Reporting Year 2015

    On February 4, 2016, US EPA released the Reporting Year (RY) 2015 GHG emission reporting form for Subpart W. The RY 2015 reporting has significant changes from the RY 2014 report, including new data element reporting requirements that are not explicitly clear after the changes to the mandatory reporting rule.  ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Due Diligence for Documentation Provided by Stack Testers Relative to 40 CFR, Part 75-Affected Sources

    Most large fossil fuel-fired boilers and combustion turbines used to generate electricity in the United States are required to monitor stack emissions in accordance with 40 CFR, Part 75 (Part 75).1 Stack emissions are commonly monitored directly by continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS), although certain units qualify for indirect emission monitoring, which employs empirically derived ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • PIG® Drive-Over Drainblocker™ Drain Cover provides drain protection inside or outdoors in heavy traffic areas

    New Pig Corporation has introduced the PIG® Drive-Over DRAINBLOCKER™ Drain Cover - designed to stand up to heavy traffic while providing drain protection, indoors or out.The PIG® Drive-Over DRAINBLOCKER™ resists punctures, tearing, abrasion and UV rays and is durable enough for repeatable use under heavy traffic from tankers, trucks and forklifts. In addition, a patented rubber (HogHyde™ Skin) ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • ABUTEC Storage Tank Flares achieve 99.9% DRE!

    ABUTEC is pleased to announce the completion of industry leading emission testing on the ABUTEC Enclosed Combustor, model MTF 2.7, capable of combusting 100 mcfd (69 scfm) of 2400 btu/ft3 vapors.  The MTF 2.7 Enclosed Combustor achieved an outstanding 99.9% Destruction Efficiency throughout the entire range of operation.   The test was conducted in accordance with EPA 60.18 and the unit ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • EPA Requires Refineries to Conduct Benzene Fence Line Monitoring

    The EPA announces an amendment to 40 CFR Parts 63, Subpart CC and Subpart UUU that requires all petroleum refineries to deploy passive time-integrated benzene samplers at the fenceline of their facility. The EPA has deemed passive monitoring to be cost effective and a good method to monitor Benzene. To see the whole article click  ...


    By Ormantine USA Ltd., Inc.

  • New Pig introduces PIG® Frame-A-Drain™ Pop-Up Barrier

    New Pig Corporation has introduced the PIG® Frame-A-Drain™ Pop-Up Barrier to protect stormwater from harmful pollutants. The product is designed to surround drains in areas with frequent liquid transfers, wash downs or leaks and spills. The innovative PIG® Frame-A-Drain™ Pop-Up Barrier is constructed from heavy-duty, oil- and detergent- resistant PVC material that can withstand traffic, UV rays ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • PIG® single drum pallet roll top hardcover

    New Pig Corporation has introduced a covered containment pallet that allows single drums to be loaded and accessed easily –with pumps and funnels in place.The PIG® Single Drum Pallet Roll Top Hardcover provides protected storage and non-hazardous liquid containment for a frequently accessed drum. Low-density polyethylene construction with UV inhibitors makes the Unit ideal for use indoors or out. ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • Final EIS for Champlain Hudson Power Express Transmission Project Now Available

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) NEPA regulations (40 CFR §§1500-1508), and the DOE NEPA implementing procedures (10 CFR §1021). The proposed DOE action addressed in the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Detection limit determination for Tekran 2700

    The new Tekran 2700 Methyl Mercury Auto-Analyzer continues to exceed the performance specifications it was designed to meet. We have established that the unit is capable of sample runs times below 8 minutes. With our all new electronics platform and advanced optics, we have reached even lower sensitivity levels. Using the EPA 40 CFR 136 protocol, we have determined the method detection limit ...

  • US Department of Energy to increase energy efficiency in new federal buildings by 30%

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has established regulations that require new Federal buildings to achieve at least 30% greater energy efficiency over prevailing building codes.  Mandated by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct), these standards apply to new federal commercial and multi-family high-rise residential buildings, as well as new federal low-rise residential buildings  designed for ...

  • CAI Introduces New Landfill Gas Systems

    ORANGE, CA - The California Analytical Instruments Landfill Gas Analysis System provides a highly accurate Methane and Oxygen analyzer housed in a NEMA 4 or 4X enclosure.  The enclosure is climate controlled for outdoor mounting and provides maximum stability in virtually any environment. The enclosure includes fittings for calibration gases, sample gas, and exhaust as well as solenoid ...

  • RegScan Updates U.S. TEAM Guides Audit Checklists

     RegScan, Inc., a Williamsport, Pa.-based company, proudly announces the expansion of U.S. TEAM Guides audit checklists to include the Environmental Protection Agency's New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). The U.S. TEAM Guides checklists have been updated to reflect EPA's national emissions standards that were ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • U.S. EPA ICRs require HAP and other emissions tests on combustion units

    In early June 2009, U.S. EPA issued Information Collection Request (ICR) letters to facilities requiring hazardous air pollutant (HAP) and other emission tests on more than 300 industrial, commercial and institutional boilers and process heaters and on commercial/industrial solid waste incinerators (CISWI). The request is enforceable under Section 114 of the federal Clean Air Act. Facilities have ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • ASTM E1052 - 11 standard test method to assess the activity of microbicides against viruses in suspension

    This test method is to determine if a test substance can inactivate viruses in suspension. Regulatory agencies may require additional testing using in vitro (Test Methods E1053, E2197) or in vivo (Test Method E1838) carrier tests for product registration purposes. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method is intended to demonstrate the virucidal ...


    By ASTM International

  • Apex Instruments releases the XC-260 Meter Console for mercury emissions

    Apex Instruments proudly introduces the XC-260 Meter Console for mercury emissions based on U.S. EPA Appendix K of 40 CFR Part 75. This low-cost, portable, field-proven XC-260 Hg Audit System is designed for performance testing, base line studies, and profiling. With the XC-260 Hg Audit System you can manually collect gaseous mercury emissions over a period of several minutes to several hours. ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • Apex launches new XC-6000EPC MercSampler for Sorbent Trap Monitoring Systems

    Apex Instruments proudly introduces our newly developed XC-6000EPC MercSampler for Sorbent Trap Monitoring Systems, designed for continuous sampling of vapor-phase mercury emissions from stationary combustion sources in accordance with 40 CFR Part 75, Appendix K.  Paired samples are extracted from the flue gas for the desired time period, from several minutes to several days. Samples are ...


    By Apex Instruments, Inc.

  • EPA to Require Electronic Filing of EISs

    Starting October 1, 2012, all Federal agencies must file their draft and final EISs electronically, pursuant to amended EIS Filing System Guidelines issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (77 FR 51530; August 24, 2012). As of October 1, EPA will no longer accept paper copies or CDs of EISs for filing purposes. Electronic ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • RegScan Announces New CEMS Checklists

    RegScan, Inc., a Williamsport, Pa.-based company, proudly announces the expansion of its CheckPointR Audit System to include Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS) protocols. These new refinery-centric checklists are available now for all users of the CheckpointR Federal Environmental Audit Checklists. The checklists provide users with the ability to make sure that their ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • EPA Proposes Revisions to FIFRA Procedures to Ensure Protection of Data Submitters' Rights

    On November 5, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed revisions to the regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 152, governing the procedures for the satisfaction of data requirements under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 75 Fed. Reg. 68297 ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • IPI now carries 1000 gallon fuel storage containment sumps

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now provides an even broader range of fuel storage sumps in a variety of sizes with the addition of a new 1000 gallon model from Ultra Tech.  The new Ultra 1000 Containment Sump is now the largest in IPI’s line of fuel tank storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

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