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New Sonic Drilling Rig Goes to Work

Posted by Greg Katski on April 15, 2019

Geoprobe

Cherokee Pass, MO – It was a cool, breezy morning in mid-March. Environmental Works Inc.’s brand new GeoProbe sonic drilling rig was in place and the drill positioned to break ground on a well site that had been giving our drilling team issues for years. They had been to the site at least once a […]

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A New Definition for Waters of the United States

Posted by Environmental Works on January 25, 2019

On December 11, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Army (Army) proposed a revised definition for “waters of the United States.” The government first issued the final rule in 2015, but that was soon updated, in November 2015. Why is this new definition so significant? It affects which waters fall under Section 404 of the […]

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Threatened and Endangered Species Surveys

Posted by Environmental Works on September 5, 2018

Do you know if threatened species, endangered species, or critical habitats are present at your project site? You may need to schedule Threatened and Endangered Species Surveys to scope out the situation and ensure that you comply with the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA). Passed by Congress in 1973, the ESA aims to prevent the extinction of […]

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EWI Presents at MWCC Environmental Conference 2018

Posted by Environmental Works on July 27, 2018

On July 17, 2018, EWI Senior Project Manager Bobbilynne Koepke and Drilling Services Manager Daniel Yoakum presented at the Missouri Waste Control Coalition (MWCC) Environmental Conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks. The MWCC Environmental Conference is held annually to help bring together citizens, regulators, business members, and industry professionals to discuss […]

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EPA e-Manifest System to Launch June 30th

Posted by Environmental Works on June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 US EPA has announced the e-Manifest System will be launched on June 30th. This system promises to change the way we manage not only manifests for shipments, but also all information related to the generation, treatment, transportation, and disposal of hazardous wastes. However, at this time significant components of the system remain […]

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EWI Presents at the Missouri APA Conference 2017

Posted by Environmental Works on November 13, 2017

In mid-October, EWI Senior Project Manager Bobbilynne Koepke and Due Diligence Manager Nick Godfrey presented at the Missouri American Planning Association (APA) conference in St. Louis. Their presentation, “Expect the Unexpected,” focused on a specific case study of the new Mass Transit Center, which opened last year in Springfield, Missouri.

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Why Environmental Training Is So Important

Posted by Environmental Works on October 26, 2017

Does your organization generate, store, transport, treat, or dispose of hazardous waste? If you answered yes to any of these possibilities, then you must comply with the regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). What you don’t know can hurt you, which is why environmental training is so important. Staying in compliance with environmental […]

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EWI Senior Project Manager Presents at MWCC Environmental Conference 2017

Posted by Environmental Works on September 14, 2017

On July 18, 2017, EWI Senior Project Manager Bobbilynne Koepke presented at the Missouri Waste Control Coalition (MWCC) Environmental Conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks. The MWCC Environmental Conference is held annually to help bring together citizens, regulators, business members, and industry professional to discuss current hot topics in the constantly […]

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New Tanks Site Ownership Rule in Missouri

Posted by Environmental Works on July 26, 2017

Starting December 31, 2017, a new tanks site ownership rule will go into effect in Missouri, affecting approximately 300 landowners across the state. This law, or statute, is related to the cleanup of former petroleum storage tank properties (typically old gas stations).

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PSTIF Will Not Insure Incompatible Tanks After 2018

Posted by Environmental Works on July 6, 2017

As part of the 2017 Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MoDNR) Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) rule changes, UST system operators must demonstrate that they are using equipment or components approved for use with the regulated substance stored. If improper equipment or components are used, this incompatibility can lead to releases of stored substances from the […]

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