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  • Compliance with discharge permits for oil in water

    Determining total oil/grease levels to ensure compliance with governmental permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem for the oil and gas industry. To ensure compliance with regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease (TOG) concentration. Wilks Enterprise, Inc. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New scheme for assessing water licence compliance in Scotland

    Industry and other water users in Scotland who abstract, impound or discharge to the water environment are being given the opportunity to comment on a new scheme to assess compliance with environmental licence conditions. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is looking to streamline its method for assessing compliance and is urging operators of fish farms, hydropower schemes, public ...

  • Turning Your Compliance Management

    It always a pleasure to work with proactive organizations that have their environmental programs clearly defined, materials organized for access, with goals and objectives clearly communicated. Such elements are indicative of effective compliance management programs. EHS stewards of such programs should be proud of their efforts, but often find they come up short when pursuing external ...

  • New methodology for poolside compliance testing

    A new method using a water proof meter with built in photo cell and reagent delivery device (test strips) was presented at the 5th Annual World Aquatic Health™ Conference in Colorado Springs October 17th. Ivars Jaunakais, President of Industrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS), presented a new method for pool water testing last week during the annual World Aquatic Health Conference. The ...

  • Marshalls rely on Cedrec for environmental compliance

    Legislation analysts Cedrec has collaborated with leading hard landscaping manufacturer Marshalls for environmental compliance. Marshalls recognised it needed Cedrec’s advice and expertise as it faced a major implementation programme to comply with new ISO 14001 standards across its UK network of 49 sites. There were significant amounts of environmental ...

  • Compliance: wastewater operator license renewal

    Licensed Wastewater Treatment System Operators must earn twenty (20) Training Contact Hours (TCH) every two (2) years. They must earn these TCHs through DEP approved courses such as Practical Applications’ next course on Pumps & Valves. The only acception is when you pass your State Exam you automatically earn your first 10 TCHs. Once you have completed the required TCHs you must mail ...


    By Practical Applications, Inc.

  • Morrisons Compliance Fast-tracked by Gee

    From initial enquiry to installation in less than five weeks. That was the fast-track story of the installation by the Morrison Consent Compliance Team of a new caustic dosing system and utilisation tank at Southern Water’s Ashford Wastewater Treatment and Recycling Centre in Kent. “All consent compliance issues are urgent, and once Morrison was given the job, we put the design and ...

  • New Oregon streamflow assessment tool aids clean water act compliance

    The challenging task of determining if a particular stream is protected under federal and state fill and disposal regulations just became a little easier. The new Streamflow Duration Assessment Method for Oregon will help natural resource professionals, consultants and regulators identify whether a fill or removal project with potential stream impacts must obtain permits. Section 404 of the ...

  • On-Site Oil in Water Measurements Ensure Compliance with Discharge Permits

    Determining total oil in water levels for compliance with governmental regulatory permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing all segments of the oil and gas industry.   To ensure compliance with these regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • AWWA announces new publication to assist water providers in achieving environmental compliance

    The American Water Works Association has announced the release of its new publication, the Environmental Compliance Guidebook: Beyond US Water Quality Regulation. Designed to help water and wastewater utility personnel understand and comply with the complex US environmental regulations pertaining to hazardous materials and other wastes, the Environmental ...

  • Testing of process pumps also in compliance with API 675

    ProMinent has been known for decades as the market leader in the low pressure diaphragm metering pump segment, but has also been establishing itself for many years as a provider of process metering pumps. The investment of around € 500,000 in a new pump test bench enables ProMinent to ensure product quality and undertake further development - even in the highest performance ranges - and test ...

  • NASA Awards Environmental Compliance and Operations Contract

    NASA has selected Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. of Oak Ridge, Tenn., to provide environmental compliance and restoration services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M. The White Sands Test Facility Environmental Compliance and Operations (ECO) contract calls for a two-year base period beginning June 1 and extending through May 31, 2015. ...

  • Crowcon’s T3 Gas Tester Ensures Compliance

    The new T3 Gas Tester ensures Crowcon’s Tetra:3 (T3) portable, multi-gas detector complies with relevant national/regional safety regulations and individual company requirements. The device feeds the T3’s sensors a known concentration of gas, a process known as ‘bumping’, to ensure the sensors are working correctly. The way it works is simple: when a T3 is inserted into ...

  • ACWA-Sponsored Bill Introduced on Chromium-6 Compliance

    ACWA-sponsored legislation introduced today would provide a carefully monitored process for public water systems to work toward compliance with the state’s new drinking water standard for chromium-6. California is the first state in the nation to adopt a drinking water standard for chromium-6. Public water systems are committed to meeting the standard, but the timeline provided for ...

  • Web-based Compliance Tool Available for Tribes

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new Web-based Tribal Compliance Assistance Center that provides comprehensive compliance assistance and pollution prevention information for regulated activities in Indian country. The center can help tribal environmental professionals and facility owners comply with environmental regulations and get information on topics including waste ...

  • ENDS launch the ENDS Legal Compliance MANAGER

    LONDON – ENDS (Environmental Data Services), the most authoritative and accurate provider of detailed information on existing and planned UK environmental policy & law for over 30 years, are proud to announce the forthcoming launch of the ENDS Legal Compliance MANAGER. This on-line subscription service will be launched on April 30, 2007 and will provide information and tools to help environmental ...

  • NASA Awards Environmental Compliance and Operations Contract

    NASA has selected Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. of Oak Ridge, Tenn., to provide environmental management and services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M. The White Sands Test Facility Environmental ...

  • EPA region 6 enforcement and compliance results for 2011

    December 8, 2011) With over 600 enforcement actions in the region, environmental violators were required to spend about $311.7 million in pollution controls and cleanup, with another $2 million invested in environmental projects benefitting communities. These actions allowed the treatment, minimization or disposal of more than 3.1 billion pounds of hazardous waste, 137.5 million pounds of air and ...

  • Research and Markets: Environmental Compliance in California: The Simplified Guide

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d5ba7d0e/environmental_comp) has announced the addition of the "Environmental Compliance in California: The Simplified Guide" subscription ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Successful airborne pollution compliance monitoring of ships at sea

    Despite new legislation that requires ships to burn low sulphur marine oil in EU and US coastal waters, the economic benefits of continuing to use inexpensive, high-sulphur fuels, combined with the relatively small risk of getting caught, means that many ships are flouting the rules. However, this could be about to change as a real-time, airborne pollution detection system based around a pair of ...


    By Andor Technology Ltd (Andor)

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