Author Archives: Tom Petersen

Update on RCRA Exclusion for Solvent Contaminated Wipes

This post updates the earlier EES blog post on this topic. As of today, the EPA Solvent Wipe rule is in effect in the following states, as shown on this map: Pennsylvania New Jersey Virginia North Carolina Florida Illinois Iowa … Continue reading

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Environmental Products of the Year

Environmental Protection, a resource for a number of environmental issues, has announced the 2012 Environmental Protection New Products of the Year.  A total of ten companies won first place awards in the ten available categories.  The categories included air quality … Continue reading

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EES provides this blog on a diverse range of air quality, environmental engineering, health and safety, and sustainability-related topics. Please email us your comments. Our most recent posts are displayed first. You may search our menu of categories to the right to … Continue reading

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Laboratory Facility Closures

The following article was written by Frank Jankoski, an EES associate and guest author.  Mr. Jankoski is the founder and President of Corporate Environmental Services Inc. (CES), a company that specializes in providing personal attention and high-quality consulting and engineering … Continue reading

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Treating Imports at Philadelphia’s Ports

Guest columnist, Emma Fried-Cassorla, is a recent graduate from the University of Pennsylvania’s Master’s of Environmental Studies program.  During her time in the program, she concentrated on urban environmental issues including stormwater management, brownfield revitalization, and sprawl.  Her thesis focused … Continue reading

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So, What Have We Done Lately?

EES continues our diverse project work for our clients.  This Spring we are pursuing proposal opportunities for: A chemical company to assist with stormwater planning and spill plan updates Air permit compliance for a healthcare system with multiple hospitals Environmental … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Air Pollution – Is Philadelphia Really That Polluted?

Following the release of Forbes’ 2011 Most Toxic Cities list many Philadelphians experienced a twinge of panic when the City of Brotherly Love took the not-so-coveted top spot.  The 80 largest metropolitan cities in the U.S. were scored based on … Continue reading

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The AIHA Value Strategy – a new tool to advance worker health protection

By Guest Author: Bernard D. Silverstein, CIH, President TVS Associates, LLC In this turbulent economy, business and government organizations are experiencing increasing pressure to reduce spending and increase efficiencies. In this environment, industrial hygienists and other health, safety and environmental … Continue reading

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Maximize Boiler Efficiency Now

This interesting new technology is from one of the equipment vendors we interact with.  EES does not endorse this system and has no financial interest in it. We welcome comments from other equipment manufacturers regarding competing technologies, and hope you … Continue reading

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The City of Philadelphia Joins the Sustainability Fight

We recently shared a six part series on sustainability initiatives in the healthcare industry; however, hospitals and medical centers are not alone in their sustainability attempts.   Hara, a leading provider of environmental and energy management software, recently announced that … Continue reading

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