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EPA’s New 2020 MSGP for Storm Water Discharges from Industrial Sites Is Coming This Fall – Here’s What You Need to Know

Aug 06, 2020

EPA’s New 2020 MSGP for Storm Water Discharges from Industrial Sites Is Coming This Fall – Here’s What You Need to Know
The 2015 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for industrial stormwater discharges expired on June 4, 2020, but has been “administratively continued” by EPA for existing covered facilities in the interim period until a new permit is issued. The latest deadlines for EPA’s proposed 2020 MSGP are as follows: June 1, 2020 – Public comment period ended for draft 2020...

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Pollution Cleanup is Costly. Are you on the Right Track?

Jun 16, 2020

Pollution Cleanup is Costly. Are you on the Right Track?
If you are currently cleaning up a release of oil or hazardous material under MassDEP’s waste site cleanup program, ask yourself these questions: Is the project making substantial progress toward closure? Am I getting the best value from my current contractor? We review existing conditions, conduct a technical and regulatory compliance evaluation, and map out a strategy to closure...

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Environmental Reporting Deadlines Fast Approaching

Jan 13, 2020

If your facility emits pollutants (including greenhouse gases) to the air, manages hazardous waste or Listed toxic substances, then the upcoming regulatory reporting deadlines may apply to you. February 2020: Massachusetts Air Source Registration for selected triennial filers are required to report their air emissions for 2018 to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP) by February 7, 2020. MADEP...

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PFAS and Environmental Site Assessments – What You Should Know

Oct 07, 2019

What Are They? Why Should You Care? PFAS are emerging contaminants that have caught the eye of regulators because of their adverse health effects, and now having drinking water quality and waste site cleanup standards, they are something else to look for when conducting environmental due diligence on property. PFAS are a group of compounds called Per-and PolyFluoroAlky Substances &ndash...

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Think You’re Recycling Now? You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!

Oct 07, 2019

Think You’re Recycling Now? You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!
MADEP Releases Draft 10-year Solid Waste Master Plan On September 27, 2019, The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP) released a draft of the state’s updated Solid Waste Master Plan for 2020 to 2030 for public comment.  If you think you’ve been recycling now, you’ve haven’t seen nothing yet!  The outlook for solid waste...

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Overwhelmed? SAK Environmental Provides EHS Services That Meet Your Needs

Feb 04, 2019

For over 15 years, SAK Environmental has been providing environmental health & safety (EHS) program services to large and small companies.  From startups to global corporations, they all rely on SAK for cost effective EHS support.  The benefits of partnering with SAK Environmental include: Tailored services when you need them One point of contact, backed by a wide...

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SAK Helps Thermo Fisher Scientific Achieve Zero Waste Status

Dec 04, 2017

SAK Helps Thermo Fisher Scientific Achieve Zero Waste Status
SAK Environmental helped Thermo Fisher Scientific achieve Zero solid waste generation. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally, and they take waste reduction and diversion seriously. SAK has five registered solid waste ban compliance inspectors. SAK Environmental helped TFS meet...

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Covanta Energy Awards SAK Environmental Solid Waste Ban Compliance Contract

Sep 21, 2017

Covanta Energy Awards SAK Environmental Solid Waste Ban Compliance Contract
SAK Environmental was recently selected by Covanta Energy, a world leader in sustainable solid waste management and energy production, to manage their solid waste ban compliance program at its three (3) Massachusetts waste-to-energy facilities.  With this award, SAK now manages similar programs at all six (6) waste-to-energy plants in Massachusetts. SAK provides independent inspection of each facility’s incoming...

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SAK Environmental Helps Manufacturer Get Back to Business After Near Disaster

Jun 23, 2016

SAK Environmental Helps Manufacturer Get Back to Business After Near Disaster
Success, unchecked, can also bring failure.   The rapid business growth for a New England manufacturer of industrial coatings had a runaway chemical reaction that could have destroyed the plant and been an environmental disaster.   A poorly trained employee and weak chemical inventory controls caused the event which required emergency HazMat teams from state and local officials...

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