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  • Defra consultation on Environmental Permitting Regulations amendments

    As part of the Red Tape Challenge recommendations, Defra proposed to simplify the link between Permitting and Planning to enable Permitting applications to be speeded up. A consultation has now been issued that ends on 4 April. It suggests a range of measures, but the key one for those wishing to license a site for a waste operation is to remove the need for planning permission to have been ...

  • Perfect timing for Air Quality & Emissions event

    AQE 2017 will take place in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May at a time when the health effects of air pollution are constantly in the headlines, and when the UK Government is due to consult on its latest plans to comply with air quality guidelines in the UK’s larger towns and cities. Registration for the event is now open ( ...

  • Ramboll engaged by Brazil´s Federal Public Ministry to oversee remediation of the Rio Doce Basin

    At an official signing ceremony on March 8th, leading engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll entered into a long-term agreement with the Federal Public Ministry of Brazil (MPF) in connection with the country’s November 2015 socio-environmental disaster. Ramboll will evaluate and monitor the work of the Renova Foundation to remediate the damage caused by the dam rupture at the ...


    By Ramboll Group

  • Trinity Consultants to Present Webinar on Costly Utility Regulation

    Trinity Consultants, an environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, will present a webinar on September 14, 2011, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. CDT, that describes the regulatory requirements in the recently proposed National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the Electric ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Trinity Consultants Adds Former Regulator to Austin, Texas Team

    Trinity Consultants, a Dallas-based environmental consulting firm with 30 U.S. offices, hired John B. Barrientez, PE, a former air permitting specialist with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Mr. Barrientez joined the Austin, Texas staff of Trinity where he assists industrial facilities with air permitting efforts. During his 18 years of experience in the Chemical Section, ...


    By PRWeb

  • Senior Environmental Professional Joins Trinity Consultants

    (Dallas) — Dr. Ram Ramanan, C. Eng, P.E., has joined Trinity Consultants’ Chicago office as a Principal Consultant. A Fulbright Fellow and Air and Waste Management Association Fellow, Dr. Ramanan is a recognized environmental professional with over 30 years of experience in pollution control technologies and regulations. He has developed and implemented environmental strategies and programs, ...

  • Fanotech Announces Incorporation of VRT Environmental Consultants Inc.

    Gabe Tomassoni President of Fanotech Enviro Inc. and Fanotech Waste Equipment Inc. (collectively "Fanotech") is pleased to announce that on April 10, 2012 he incorporated VRT Environmental Consultants Inc., an Ontario private company (the "Company"). Mr. Tomassoni is the sole officer, director, and shareholder of VRT Environmental Consultants Inc. and no other person or entity other than Mr. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Cardno Acquires U.S. Government Environmental Consulting Firm

    International infrastructure and environment services group, Cardno Limited (ASX: CDD) today announced the acquisition of EM-Assist, Inc. a 150-person environmental services and compliance management firm, headquartered near Sacramento, ...


    By Cardno Limited

  • Canada`s new environmental assessment and aboriginal consultation

    The federal government has proposed a complete overhaul of federal environmental assessment in Canada as part of the federal budget. The repeal and re-enactment of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act ("CEAA") and amendments to other federal environmental legislation amounts to the most ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Amendment to permitting regulations 2014

    Defra has confirmed that the government is to go ahead with suggested amendments to the environmental permitting regime, which is intended to ease the regulatory burden on businesses in the sector. Plans outlining proposed changes to the Waste Transfer Note (WTN) system were published on the 9th of December. Amongst many of the amendments to environmental laws intended to ease the burden of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Opinions on improving regulation wanted

    The new Task Force on Farming Regulation are calling for opinions and ideas on ways to improve approaches to regulation as part of a wide ranging consultation launched today. The Task Force has been challenged to find ways of reducing the bureaucratic burdens that English farmers and food producers face. In particular the Task Force are seeking examples of: ...

  • Battery regulations made into law

    New regulations on recycling waste batteries and accumulators were laid in the UK Parliament on Wednesday (14 March). The Government has produced regulations that establish the legislative framework for the collection, treatment and recycling of waste batteries and accumulators in the UK. The Regulations implement the waste provisions of the Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and ...

  • Hydro Water Mandates and Regulations

    Marcie Mangold answered a series of questions written by marcus evans before the forthcoming Hydro Licensing & Compliance Forum, June 6-7, 2012 in Seattle, WA. What are some common issues that the Department of Ecology is facing today in regards to hydro licensing? MM: As a hydro 401 ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • Changes in Vietnamese Safety Regulations

    Photo: Participants recieved their course certificate after the FLACS-I training in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Here with FLACS trainer Franz Zdravistch.  Key stakeholders and Vietnamese authorities have shown great interest in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and particularly FLACS, Gexcon’s consequence modelling tool. We recently completed the ...


    By GexCon AS

  • Lynn L. Bergeson will speak at conference concerning environmental regulation and commercial implications

    We are pleased to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson will be speaking at the upcoming conference entitled 'Environmental Regulation and Commercial Implications 2010: How the New Administration, Congress and the Courts Have Changed the Rules.' The conference will be held in New York City on May 7, 2010, and in San Francisco on May 18, 2010. The conference will be broadcast live on the Internet on May ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Commitment to streamline and simplify environmental regulation of onshore oil and gas exploratory activities

    The Environment Agency is the environmental regulator for the onshore oil and gas industry in England. We take the environmental risks associated with oil and gas exploration and production very seriously, including hydraulic fracturing for shale gas. We are committed to ensuring that people and the environment are protected. We are also committed to ensuring that our regulation does not impose ...

  • UK undertakes consultation on revised waste exemptions from environmental permitting

    The objective behind the review is to provide a more risk-based and proportionate approach to the regulation of waste disposal and recovery operations, thus complementing the new environmental permitting regime. Defra is consulting on a number of measures intended to increase the use of exemptions for a wide variety of low-risk activities (including the majority of those in operation under an ...


    By British Safety Council

  • OK Environmental Services Firm Employs Licensed Remediation Consultant

    Tobey Heater recently joined the Oklahoma Environmental Services (OES) team as a project manager, specializing in environmental remediation. Heater, a licensed consultant, works on behalf of petroleum storage tank owners, the oil and gas industry and other businesses to coordinate with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality to meet state ...

  • California Environmental Consulting Firms Dudek and North Fork Associates Merge

    North Fork Associates, a Northern California environmental and land use planning firm, today merged with Dudek, an environmental and engineering consulting firm with a statewide California practice. Both firms are privately-held and terms were not disclosed. North Fork Associates is a five-person firm specializing in environmental planning, permitting and biological services ...


    By Dudek

  • Environmental Consultants Turn to Nation’s Leading Provider of Insurance Programs

    Environmental consultants play a critical role in ensuring that workers, the public, and the environment are not exposed to hazardous materials.  The profession spans a wide spectrum ranging from indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals dealing with mold, lead, and asbestos to underground storage tank (UST) consultants and others.    Many environmental consultants are employed by ...

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