Environmental

EPA Publishes 29th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Posted: June 15th, 2022

In April 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) released the 29th annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (GHG Inventory). Background Since 1990, the U.S. EPA has developed a nationwide GHG inventory, engaging researchers, federal […]

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U.S. EPA to Ban Chrysotile Asbestos

Posted: June 2nd, 2022

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) issued a proposed rule under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to ban chrysotile asbestos. The rule was published in the Federal Register (FR) on April 5, 2022 and is currently in […]

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Ozone Nonattainment: Impact to Air Permitting

Posted: May 9th, 2022

Under the Clean Air Act (CAA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) sets National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for pollutants considered harmful to public health and the environment. A geographical area (which can vary from a partial county […]

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Fire Code and Chemical Classifications 101

Posted: May 2nd, 2022

There are several iterations of the International Fire code (IFC) that are used throughout the United States. While there are minor variations between the codes as implemented by different states, counties, or related jurisdictions, each establishes strict requirements related to […]

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