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Pennsylvania’s Oil and Gas RACT Rule Finalized

Posted: May 3rd, 2022

UPDATE: On May 4, 2022, PADEP withdrew the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas RACT Rule from consideration for final approval by the Independent Regulatory Review Commission, which was scheduled to vote on May 19, 2022.  The rule will undergo further legislative […]

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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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The Pennsylvania RACT III Rule Is Almost Here

Posted: April 25th, 2022

Pennsylvania’s draft rule known as “RACT III” [25 Pa. Code §§ 129.111-129.115, Additional RACT Requirements for Major Sources of NOX and VOCs for the 2015 Ozone NAAQS] has been slowly making its way towards finalization but it’s not there quite […]

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CARB Zero-Emission Forklift Implementation

Posted: April 18th, 2022

Background The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is developing a measure that will require the use of zero-emission forklifts within fleets throughout California.  The Zero-Emission Forklift Measure was supported in Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-79-20 signed on September 2020.  The […]

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Industrial Stormwater Updates in the Southeast

Posted: April 18th, 2022

2022 is an active year for industrial stormwater general permits in the Southeast United States. Current general permits in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee all expire within the next few months. Here is the ‘big picture’ overview of activity […]

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Ethylene Oxide Update

Posted: April 5th, 2022

UPDATE May 31, 2022: Following U.S. EPA’s nationwide 2021 and 2022 Information Collection Requests (ICR) sent to facilities that use or process ethylene oxide, U.S. EPA is looking to take action on emissions, emissions sources, processes, and control technologies.  Based […]

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