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EPA Requests Information from Natural Gas Drillers

As the requirement for natural gas as an alternative fuel source increases, natural gas drilling operations are taking off, especially in Pennsylvania. However, some scientists are worried about the negative effects these operations can have on drinking water and overall … Continue reading

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Stormwater Management Practices

The City of Philadelphia has recently changed their stormwater management policies along with the system used to charge customers.   On October 6, 2010, a seminar was conducted to explain these changes and also offer methods and programs to reduce any … Continue reading

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PA Emission Inventory

Each year, the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Quality (BAQ) processes approximately 1,200 Annual Emission Statement (AES) reports. The AES contains operating schedules, throughputs, and emission estimates to calculate air emissions from industrial sources. The Annual Emission … Continue reading

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Hazardous Air Pollutant Regulations for Boilers and Process Heaters Update

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DDDDD Effective Date: September 3, 2004 Compliance Date for Existing Sources: September 17, 2007 Compliance Date for New Sources: Six … Continue reading

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Hazardous Air Pollutant Regulations for Boilers and Process Heaters

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DDDDD Effective Date: September 13, 2004 Compliance Date: September 13, 2007 This new regulation (known as The Boilers NESHAP) requires … Continue reading

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Air Quality and Compliance Improving in Pennsylvania

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) 1998 Annual Report, both air quality and the compliance rate for air quality regulations/programs have improved since 1997. PADEP reports that in 1998, the one-hour ozone standards were exceeded just 12 … Continue reading

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Water Resources Roundtable Meeting in Pennsylvania

Environmental and Engineering Solutions, Inc. (EES) attended a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) roundtable meeting focusing on water resources on June 30, 2004. Over 35 area residents, business representatives and municipal officials attended the roundtable. The roundtable featured two … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania’s War Against Smog

Emissions Trading Program Plays Key Role As if severe drought and unbearable heat are not enough, the summer months also mean that the dreaded ozone season is here. Patches of smog obscure the skyline, making a beautiful blue sky a … Continue reading

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