Author Archives: Tom Petersen

EES Hospital Air Permit Program

The EES Hospital Air Permit Program focuses on Clean Air Act compliance.  We complete a number of tasks to ensure your facility is achieving, and even surpassing, the Federal, State and Local air standards. Here is an overview of our … Continue reading

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Global Warming – Part 4 – Thinning Ice

For further evidence that global warming is affecting our environment, we can look to glaciers and ice shelves, specifically in Antarctica and Greenland. Scientists estimate that by end of the century, sea levels could rise by three feet, leaving as … Continue reading

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Beyond Compliance: U.S. EPA Joins Green Movement

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has long been the “cop on the beat” and “judge & jury” regarding environmental enforcement in the U.S.  During about the past 15 years, EPA has been moving beyond compliance and joining the sustainability or … Continue reading

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Respiratory Protection in Healthcare

H1N1 Virus Exposure Control Ever since the H1N1 outbreak in the spring of 2009, much attention has focused on how to best protect healthcare workers from the virus that is transmitted by: Droplet exposure of mucosal surfaces (e.g. nose, mouth … Continue reading

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Air Quality Consulting: What to Expect from EES

Are you in need of an air permit for a new process or combustion source at your facility? Does your existing Title V or synthetic minor air permit expire in the next two years? Might you have missed some current … Continue reading

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Respiratory Protection Standard

Our company, EES, provides health and safety services to manufacturers, universities and the healthcare industry.  On occasion, we will describe these services in our blog, EES Essential Elements.  Among the services we offer our clients are respiratory fit testing and … Continue reading

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Bookmarks for August 23rd through August 31st

These are my links for August 23rd through August 31st: Supermarkets lose heart in green war on plastic carrier bags – Green Living, Environment – The Independent – Scientists find 10 new coral species in Hawaii – USATODAY.com –

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Technorati Search

We’re in the process of getting our blog listed by Technorati.  (Here’s our unique claim code KM3FHA7AV73Z – for Technorati’s review). Check out Technorati when you are searching for new and interesting blogs.

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Bookmarks for August 11th through August 23rd

These are my links for August 11th through August 23rd: People in ‘active cities’ are slimmer | MNN – Mother Nature Network – Plain English Guide to The Clean Air Act | Air & Radiation | US EPA – Portugal … Continue reading

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Chess Club for Kids In Its Fifth Year

When I was a child, my uncle taught me the ancient game of chess.  Over the years, I have played sporadically and have only improved slowly.  I’ve always enjoyed chess, though, and wanted to do more with it.  With my … Continue reading

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