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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

Wood Product Manufacturers Have Just Weeks to Submit Emissions Information to the EPA

Wood Product Manufacturers Have Just Weeks to Submit Emissions Information to the EPA
Ashley Korrer

Time is running out for wood product manufacturers to submit emissions information to the EPA. Here's everything you need to know to meet the February 9 deadline.

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Jan 3rd, 2018

by Ashley Korrer

topic Air Environmental

industry Industrial

Proper Planning for Tougher Air Quality Enforcement in the UK

Proper Planning for Tougher Air Quality Enforcement in the UK
Sherif Hassan

UK planning officials are getting stricter when it comes to air quality regulations. Here's how developers can keep their projects on track.

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Dec 19th, 2017

by Sherif Hassan

topic Environmental

TRC Honors 60 Employees for Their Commitment to Quality

TRC Honors 60 Employees for Their Commitment to Quality
Doug Hanchett

November was World Quality Month, and TRC marked the event by recognizing 60 employees and two teams for demonstrating a vigorous commitment to quality throughout the year.

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Dec 6th, 2017

by Doug Hanchett

How CFATS Regulations Help Prevent Rogue Chemical Releases

How CFATS Regulations Help Prevent Rogue Chemical Releases
Wade Narin van Court, Ph.D, PE

A toxic chemical cloud in a densely populated area would be a deadly coup for terrorists. See what DHS is doing to prevent such a scenario.

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Nov 28th, 2017

by Wade Narin van Court, Ph.D, PE

topic Security