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Getting the Dirt on National Safe Digging Month

Getting the Dirt on National Safe Digging Month
Doug Hanchett

Spring is finally here and the Common Ground Alliance wants to remind you to call 811 before you any digging - whether it's on a big construction site or for a weekend project in your backyard.

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Mar 27th, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

EPA Revamps Emissions Calculus for New Source Review Process

EPA Revamps Emissions Calculus for New Source Review Process
David Seitz, PE

The EPA is changing the way it quantifies emissions for new projects under the Clean Air Act.

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Mar 21st, 2018

by David Seitz, PE

topic Permitting and Licensing Air

Cities that LED the Way: Improving Communities Through Better Streetlighting

Cities that LED the Way: Improving Communities Through Better Streetlighting

Upgrading to LED streetlights can save money and make streets safer, a win/win for municipalities across the country.

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Mar 13th, 2018

by Lake Casco Dhananjay Mangalekar

topic Energy Efficiency

TRC’s Ingenious Approach to Trapping Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids Earns U.S. Patent

TRC’s Ingenious Approach to Trapping Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids Earns U.S. Patent
​John Rice, PE, PH

​TRC has earned a patent​ from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for developing an innovative way to trap non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) from groundwater or sub-surface soil to prevent them from hampering the effectiveness of a permeable reactive barrier (PRB).

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Mar 6th, 2018

by ​John Rice, PE, PH

topic Remediation

The EPA’s Risk Management Program for Railroads and the “Incident to Transportation” Exemption

The EPA’s Risk Management Program for Railroads and the “Incident to Transportation” Exemption
Wade Narin van Court, Ph.D, PE

A recent court ruling serves as an important reminder that railroads shouldn't be parking tankers containing hazardous substances for more than just a few days.

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Feb 27th, 2018

by Wade Narin van Court, Ph.D, PE

topic Environmental

industry Transportation

Will Washington Finally Make the Grade on Infrastructure?

Will Washington Finally Make the Grade on Infrastructure?
Doug Hanchett

Congress and the White House have a historic opportunity to shore up America's ailing infrastructure. Will they seize it? Or will election-year politics get in the way?

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Feb 21st, 2018

by Doug Hanchett

topic Infrastructure

EPA Does “Major” About-Face on 1995 Pollution Policy

EPA Does “Major” About-Face on 1995 Pollution Policy

The EPA has reversed its long-standing “once in, always in” policy for major sources of Hazardous Air Pollutants, allowing facilities that reduce emissions to seek new permits with fewer conditions.

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Feb 6th, 2018

by Gale Hoffnagle

TRC Wins Department of Energy Grant to Test Integrated Technology Approach to Building Energy Efficiency

TRC Wins Department of Energy Grant to Test Integrated Technology Approach to Building Energy Efficiency

TRC is exploring new ways to boost energy efficiency in buildings through the use of technology as part of a grant award from the Department of Energy.

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Jan 31st, 2018

by Vasudha Lathey ​Abhijeet Pande

topic Energy Efficiency

Navigate the Maze of New Rules and Regulations with the 2018 TRC Regulatory Update

Navigate the Maze of New Rules and Regulations with the 2018 TRC Regulatory Update
Kari Keegan

Federal environmental health and safety regulations are constantly changing, so TRC has assembled all the new standards, policies, agency initiatives and court rulings in one convenient place – the 2018 TRC Regulatory Update.

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Jan 23rd, 2018

by Kari Keegan

New Approach to Migratory Bird Treaty Act Takes Flight

New Approach to Migratory Bird Treaty Act Takes Flight
Diane Thomas

TRC examines the Department of Interior's recent announcement that it will no longer prosecute incidental impacts to birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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Jan 16th, 2018

by Diane Thomas

topic Permitting and Licensing Renewable Energy