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Analyzing Air Pollution Emissions

Posted by Environmental Works on December 7, 2017

The term emissions describes the gases and particles produced or emitted into the air by various sources. The amount and types of emissions in the United States change frequently due to many factors, including the economy, traffic, and technological advancements. To protect both human health and the environment, the EPA aims to reduce the emissions of […]

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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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What Is a SWPPP, and Why Do You Need One?

Posted by Environmental Works on November 2, 2017

What is a SWPPP? SWPPP is an acronym for Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan. When stormwater drains away from a surface, it accumulates debris, sediments, chemicals, and more as it flows over land and impervious surfaces. SWPPPs are a requirement of the 1972 amendments to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (the Clean Water Act) through the […]

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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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The RCRA Generator Improvements Rule

Posted by Environmental Works on May 24, 2017

A much-needed update, the RCRA Generator Improvements Rule clarifies current regulations, facilitates improved compliance, offers hazardous waste management flexibility, and enhances the safety of employees and the general public. Published in November 2016 and effective May 30, 2017, this rule should improve your understanding of the RCRA’s regulations. In addition, it directly addresses many issues […]

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Jason Smith, President of EWI, Featured in Biz 417

Posted by Environmental Works on May 10, 2017

Jason Smith in Biz 417 In a recent article about real estate, due diligence, and environmental contamination, Biz 417 talked with the president of Environmental Works, Inc., Jason Smith, for some expert advice. The article, entitled Checking for Environmental Contamination, discusses how you can protect yourself when purchasing new real estate and what you should do if you […]

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Stormwater Sampling Requirements: How to Address the Change at Your Facility

Posted by Environmental Works on April 25, 2017

On April 19th the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) sent a letter to a specific set of stormwater permitted facilities (MOR and MOG) informing them that they are no longer required to sample and monitor stormwater discharges at the frequency established in their National Pollutant Discharge and Elimination System (NPDES) permit. If your facility […]

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