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Security Stew: How to Follow the Federal Regulatory Recipe for Safe Chemical Storage

Security Stew: How to Follow the Federal Regulatory Recipe for Safe Chemical Storage
Melissa Hart

Three different federal agencies regulate the storage of chemicals at facilities in the United States – and each for different reasons. Learn about the various rules from the alphabet soup of agencies (DHS, EPA and OSHA) involved and how to keep your business compliant.

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Sep 19th, 2017

by Melissa Hart

topics Security

industries Commercial Education Government Health Care Industrial Oil and Gas

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Sep 7th, 2017

by Lawrence Fitzgerald, CPP, PSP

topics Security

industries Industrial Commercial Oil and Gas

EPA Brownfields reauthorization bill promises to strengthen and accelerate redevelopment of contaminated sites

EPA Brownfields reauthorization bill promises to strengthen and accelerate redevelopment of contaminated sites
Kelley Race, PG, LSP

Next month the U.S. Congress will take up legislation to reauthorize what has proven by all measures to be one of the most successful environmental and economic development programs in our nation’s history, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Program.

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Jul 31st, 2017

by Kelley Race, PG, LSP

industries Generation Industrial

Data can drive oil and gas pipeline safety and integrity– as long as there’s commitment to data management excellence

Data can drive oil and gas pipeline safety and integrity– as long as there’s commitment to data management excellence
Peter Veenstra

Along with petroleum products and natural gas, pipeline operators these days are moving extraordinary quantities of data–billions of bytes every second, from operational data to equipment monitoring, video, and Internet of Things data from sensors, mobile devices, and field surveys.

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Jul 31st, 2017

by Peter Veenstra

industry Oil and Gas

Contractor Selection: 3 Key Considerations for Managing Coal Ash Construction Projects

Contractor Selection: 3 Key Considerations for Managing Coal Ash Construction Projects

​One of the most important aspects of successful coal ash unit closure project execution is the contractor selection process. How well this process is managed and executed will have a direct impact, positive or negative, on the quality of the work performed, and whether the project stays on budget.

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Jul 28th, 2017

by Joel Roberts Nakia Addison

topics Coal Ash

industries Utilities Generation

New York State Updates Recommended Vapor Intrusion Actions

New York State Updates Recommended Vapor Intrusion Actions
Jennifer DiPilato, PE

The process for addressing vapor intrusion (VI) continues to evolve and recently updated guidance in New York State could have potentially significant impacts to various stakeholders.

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Jul 17th, 2017

by Jennifer DiPilato, PE

topic Remediation

Electric industry restructuring in South Korea seeks TRC’s expertise on NERC compliance

Electric industry restructuring in South Korea seeks TRC’s expertise on NERC compliance
Sungsoo Kim

Since April 2001 the Republic of Korea has been deregulating the country’s electricity market, much along the same lines as the restructuring of utilities in the United States.

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Jul 13th, 2017

by Sungsoo Kim

industry Utilities

Knowing the “why” behind the “what” of pipeline safety regulations: TRC launches education sessions for oil and gas pipeline operators

Knowing the “why” behind the “what” of pipeline safety regulations: TRC launches education sessions for oil and gas pipeline operators

For pipeline operators looking to ensure their staff are fully informed and trained to comply with safety violations and avoid massive fines, it’s critical to know the “why” behind the “what” of new pipeline safety regulations.

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Jul 6th, 2017

by DeWitt Burdeaux Lane Miller Jeff Wiese

topic Pipelines

industry Oil and Gas

When the Worst Isn’t Worst: Modeling the Risks of Hazardous Chemical Releases

When the Worst Isn’t Worst: Modeling the Risks of Hazardous Chemical Releases

What if the current standard “worst-case scenario” used for evaluating the human and environmental risks of hazardous compound releases is actually less frequent–and potentially less severe–than the actual true worst-case scenario?

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Jun 26th, 2017

topic Environmental Air