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PHMSA Issues NPRM for Railroad Oil Spill Response Planning Regulations

PHMSA Issues NPRM for Railroad Oil Spill Response Planning Regulations

Proposed regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration will expand the comprehensive oil spill response plan requirements for railroads that transport liquid petroleum oil.

Regulatory Update

Jul 22nd, 2016

topics Rail

industries Oil and Gas Transportation

NERC Issues Unit Auxiliary Transformer Overcurrent Relay Loadability Guidance

NERC Issues Unit Auxiliary Transformer Overcurrent Relay Loadability Guidance

NERC has issued a report to address the evaluation, technical analysis and risk assessment issues associated with UAT protective relay loadability not set forth in PRC-025-1 Standard. It is important to be aware of this additional information when evaluating generator relay loadability.

Regulatory Update

Jul 21st, 2016

by Tim Farrar, PE

topics Transmission and Distribution

industries Generation Utilities

What to do if Warning Signs are Identified for Coal Ash Unit Groundwater Data

What to do if Warning Signs are Identified for Coal Ash Unit Groundwater Data

By addressing potential data issues early on, it will be easier to make timely adjustments to your Detection Monitoring Program (DMP); confirm and demonstrate the cause of a statistically significant exceedance (SSE); and/or provide adequate justification of an alternate source.

Blog

Jul 20th, 2016

by Scott Lesikar Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Engineering Performance Emissions Testing for Process Improvement and Cost Reduction

Engineering Performance Emissions Testing for Process Improvement and Cost Reduction
​Tom Dunder, Ph.D.

Engineering performance emission testing can do more for your business than just meet legal requirements and mitigate risks. Three tests in particular can have significant economic benefits across industries.

Blog

Jul 18th, 2016

by ​Tom Dunder, Ph.D.

topics Air

industries Generation Industrial Oil and Gas Utilities

Article

Jul 7th, 2016

by Rick Krenzke

topics Air

industries Generation Industrial Utilities

Brexit: What does it mean for environmental regulation in the UK?

Brexit: What does it mean for environmental regulation in the UK?
William  Nitch-Smith

As the dust settles on a remarkable vote by the British public on 23 June 2016, it is fair to say that the impact on environmental regulations is not the lead story when commenting on how Brexit will play out.

Blog

Jul 1st, 2016

by William Nitch-Smith

topics Remediation

industries Commercial Financial Industrial

Kansas Provides Liability Relief for Purchasers of Contaminated Property

Kansas Provides Liability Relief for Purchasers of Contaminated Property

The Kansas Contaminated Property Redevelopment Act encourages the redevelopment of brownfields by providing state liability protections for purchasers of contaminated property. This program should have a positive business impact and there are best practices to help purchasers take full advantage.

Regulatory Update

Jun 29th, 2016

by Stephen Ellingson Daniel Weed

topics Remediation

industries Commercial Financial Industrial Oil and Gas Transportation

EPA to Include CERCLA Sites and RCRA Facilities in Site Remediation NESHAP

EPA to Include CERCLA Sites and RCRA Facilities in Site Remediation NESHAP

EPA has published a proposed rule that would extend the requirements of the Site Remediation National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) regulations to previously exempt soil and groundwater remediation activities under CERCLA and RCRA.

Regulatory Update

Jun 23rd, 2016

by Stephen Ellingson ​Gale Hoffnagle, CCM, QEP

topics Remediation Air

industries Commercial Financial Generation Government Industrial Oil and Gas Utilities

NERC Releases 2016 State of Reliability Report

NERC Releases 2016 State of Reliability Report

​NERC has published its 2016 State of Reliability Report assessing the performance of the Bulk Power System over the past year. The report identifies and quantifies power system reliability performance risks particularly related to protection system misoperations.

Regulatory Update

Jun 23rd, 2016

by Tim Farrar, PE

topic Transmission and Distribution

industry Utilities

Proposed Revisions to Michigan's Part 201 Cleanup Criteria Rules

Proposed Revisions to Michigan's Part 201 Cleanup Criteria Rules

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has released proposed changes to Rule 299 (Cleanup Criteria Requirements for Response Activity) of Part 201 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Act 451 (NREPA). Rule promulgation is anticipated to take place by the end of 2016.

Regulatory Update

Jun 15th, 2016

by Graham Crockford

topic Water/Stormwater Remediation

industry Industrial

News & Events

Aug 1 2016

Council of Industrial Boiler Owners (CIBO) Industrial Emission Control Technology XIV Conference

Join TRC at the Council of Industrial Boiler Owners (CIBO)  Industrial Emission Control Technology XIV Conference, where industrial boiler owners and operators come together to review emission re

Press Release
Jul 18th, 2016

TRC Names Brenda Reynolds as Vice President of Human Resources

Lowell, Mass. – July 18, 2016 – TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR), a recognized leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, announced today that Brenda Rey

Press Release
May 31st, 2016

TRC Names Jeffrey D. Wiese Vice President and National Practice Leader for Pipeline Integrity Services

Lowell, Mass. – May 31, 2016 – TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Jeff Wiese has joined as Vice President and National Practice Leader for Pipeline Integrity Services. In this role,

ENR Top 500
May 11th, 2016

TRC Rises in Ranking on ENR Top 500 Design Firms

Engineering News-Record has released its annual ranking of Top 500 Design Firms, placing TRC at #30. TRC was also ranked on the Top 20 Design Firms for the Power and Hazardous Waste sectors.

Press Release
Apr 22nd, 2016

TRC Selected by PSNC Energy for Second Phase of Natural Gas Pipeline Replacement and Upsizing Project

Lowell, Mass. – April 22, 2016 – TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR), a recognized leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, has been selected by PSNC Energy, a

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