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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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Are You Required to Submit TRI Reports?

Posted by Environmental Works on April 22, 2017

Summer is right around the corner, and you know what that means: It’s time to prepare your Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report. The EPA requires industrial facilities in certain sectors to submit an annual report to TRI, a public database that tracks the management of certain toxic chemicals. They must detail the amount of TRI-covered chemicals they […]

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Jason Smith, President of EWI, Featured in Springfield Business Journal

Posted by Environmental Works on November 10, 2016

Jason Smith in Springfield Business Journal This summer, the Springfield Business Journal gathered three local business leaders to discuss environmental services in the region in an article entitled CEO Roundtable: Environmental Services. Jason Smith, the president of Environmental Works Inc., joined Chris Jungbluth (owner of Professional Services Co.) and Lee Schaefer (CEO of Sunbelt Environmental Services Inc.) in […]

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Public Notice of Missouri’s Construction and Land Disturbance Stormwater General Permit – MO-RA0000

Posted by Environmental Works on September 19, 2016

Amanda Sappington asappington@environmentalworks.com (573) 619-5757 Missouri’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for stormwater discharges from construction and land disturbance activities will expire on February 7, 2017. In accordance with Missouri Clean Water Law and the Federal Clean Water Act draft permits must be made available for a thirty-day public comment period. Throughout […]

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Why Test for Radon?

Posted by Environmental Works on July 20, 2016

Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas, occupying number 86 on the Periodic Table of Elements. Although you can’t see, smell, or taste it, radon may already present a problem in your home. According to the Surgeon General, radon ranks as the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. Though not always required, […]

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