The long-awaited regulatory changes to the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP; 310 CMR 40.0000) are finally in the publication stage with the Secretary of State’s office. The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP) estimates that the new version of the MCP will be published on either April 11 or April 25, 2014.
Most states require facilities to report their air emissions, allowing environmental agencies to track emissions from a wide variety of sources. This practice ensures that air quality standards set accurately: protecting human health and the environment. Keep reading to find out what kinds of facilities need to report, and learn about your state's specific requirements.
On March 4, 2014, six of GeoInsight's water supply experts attended and exhibited at the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Connecticut chapter's Annual Technical Conference and Vendor Expo (ATCAVE) in Waterbury, Connecticut.
Each year Connecticut's Commercial Record invites its 12,000 readers to vote for their top in-state service providers. Winners are announced in the publication's annual “Best Of” awards edition and in 2013, GeoInsight, Inc. was named one of the top three providers of Environmental Services in Development/Construction in the state of Connecticut.
OSHA has revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System. The first compliance deadline is December 1, 2013. By that date, employees must be trained on the new format for Safety Data Sheets and chemical labeling requirements.
GeoInsight's Connecticut office staff is gearing up for another holiday season by giving back to the local community. In collaboration with Middletown Connecticut's Kiwanis organization, we are collecting office donations for Thanksgiving meals and participating as shoppers with the Warm the Children program.
Facility, administrative, and support personnel all play a major role in managing environmental, health, and safety (EHS) risks at schools. GeoInsight's Suzanne Pisano, PE, LEED AP taught simple ways for front-line staff to help identify and manage some of the major EHS compliance issues commonly found at schools.
On September 27, 2013, the USEPA published a draft of its new Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Stormwater Discharges from Industrial Activities. The public is invited to review and comment on this draft MSGP until November 26, 2013.
GeoInsight employees, clients, and vendors participated in a golf tournament at the Wachusett Country Club in West Boylston, MA, raising $2,500 in donations to benefit Cross Roads House in Portsmouth, NH.