New Study Finds Significant Water Pollution Risks from Fracking

Allison Stalker Health and Safety Leave a Comment

Scientists at Stony Brook University have determined that the disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing is one of the largest potential risks for water pollution.  The study was done in the Marcellus Shale region where wells are hydraulically fractured in order to obtain natural gas. Hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, occurs when fluids are pumped underground into shale …

EES Recent News – July 2009

Tom Petersen Air Quality, Emissions, Our Services Leave a Comment

Our clients have benefited from our ability to find cost-effective solutions to complex environmental problems. As a boutique firm with decades of experience, we can provide unparalleled services coupled with exemplary client needs focus. Some recent examples of this include: We provided stack testing and construction permit assistance to a healthcare facility to allow them to upgrade two steam boilers. …

EES Recent News – October 2008

Tom Petersen Air Quality, Emissions, Environmental Regulations, Our Services Leave a Comment

Our clients have benefited from our ability to find cost-effective solutions to complex environmental problems. As a boutique firm with decades of experience, we can provide unparalleled services coupled with exemplary client needs focus. Some recent examples of this include: Assisted a specialty chemical manufacturer during the entire life-cycle of a ventilation system to control cadmium dust. EES designed, installed …

Residual Risk: NESHAP for Petroleum Refineries

Tom Petersen Air Quality, Environmental Regulations 1 Comment

In 1995 the Petroleum Refinery National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) was finalized. EPA has been evaluating the risk remaining after this date and has issued a proposed regulation on September 4th, 2007 to address this residual risk. EPA has focused on 3 of the 7 sources of air emissions at refineries: wastewater treatment systems, storage systems and …