Tag Archives: New Jersey

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 Impacts of Hurricane Sandy

As the year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy passed, it is a good time to look at the long term environmental impacts of the storm as well as the actions taken by state agencies to deal with the aftermath.  An article … Continue reading

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EPA Funding for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Last Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will provide grants to both New York and New Jersey to recover from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, the storm that devastated the area on October 29, 2012. $340 million … Continue reading

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Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Proposed For Delaware River Basin

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking, has undoubtedly become one of the most contentious and hotly debated issues in states across the nation where natural gas deposits are found. The state of Pennsylvania has become ground zero for oil … Continue reading

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EPA Published Final Rule On SO2 Emissions From PA Power Plant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted the long awaited petition filed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to reduce sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from a neighboring Pennsylvania power plant.  The initial petition was filed by NJDEP … Continue reading

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Healthcare Renewable Energy Initiative

In April of 2011, Practice Greenhealth along with Citi announced a new pilot partnership effort.  The program is called the Healthcare Renewable Energy Initiative (HREI) and aims to aid health systems and hospitals in reducing their energy consumption.  Practice Greenhealth … Continue reading

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EPA Proposes to Grant a NJ Clean Air Act Petition

At the end of March, the EPA announced its proposal to grant a petition submitted by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in September of 2010.  The petition requested that limits be placed on the sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions … Continue reading

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One Local Company Makes Sustainability a Priority

In our society the bottom line is paramount for most business owners; however, one New Jersey company found a way to make the environment a priority, along with revenue. 6ABC’s Action News recently shared the story of Santa Sweets, which … Continue reading

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State Specific News – June 2008

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. Pennsylvania: Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit: A general permit … Continue reading

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State Specific News – April 2008

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. New Jersey: New General Air Quality Permit Guide and Permit … Continue reading

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