Category: Special Topics in Environmental Management

EPA’s Proposed UST Rules – Secondary Containment

What is EPA proposing? Currently EPA requires secondary containment and interstitial monitoring for hazardous substance tanks only. EPA is proposing UST owners and operators install secondary containment and interstitial monitoring for new and replaced tanks and piping installed after the effective date of the final UST regulation. The secondary containment must be able to contain […]

Maintaining Industrial Stormwater No Exposure Conditions

The intent of the No Exposure Exclusion is to provide industrial facilities regulated under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) program, whose industrial activities and materials are completely sheltered, with a simplified method for complying with the Clean Water Act. Facilities that qualify for the No Exposure Exclusion are not required to be covered by […]

Air Permitting Training: Annual Compliance Certification

What is a compliance certification? Every source with Title V operating permit must document the facility’s compliance status with respect to each applicable requirement for the previous year by submitting a compliance certification document or form.  The compliance certification must: Identify each condition of the permit, including design specifications, emission limits, operating parameters, work practice […]