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2015 Ozone Rule Timeline (Update)

On April 30, 2018, the EPA took the next step in the Clean Air Act (CAA) process to implement the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) by designating nearly all the remaining areas.  Eight counties in the San … Continue reading

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May Membership Breakfast

Trey Hess, director of brownfields and economic development at PPM Consultants, will be speaking for the Partners for Environmental Progress (PEP) on “Economic Impacts of Brownfields Redevelopment” Thursday, May 17th at The Membership Breakfast. The event will cost $25, begin … Continue reading

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Louisiana Designated as Attainment/Unclassifiable for the 2015 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS)

  On April 30, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took the next step in the Clean Air Act (CAA) process to implement the 2015 Ozone NAAQS by designating nearly all the remaining areas.  The EPA touted a reduction in … Continue reading

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2008 8-Hour Ozone Maintenance Plan Revision for Baton Rouge

In 2008 EPA revised the 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) from 0.08 part per million (ppm) to 0.075 ppm. The Baton Rouge area, consisting of five parishes (Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, and West Baton Rouge), … Continue reading

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Update on the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule

On November 28, 2016, EPA published the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule which became effective on May 30, 2017. This rule finalizes a much-needed update to the hazardous waste generator regulations to make the rules easier to understand, facilitate better … Continue reading

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Join Us at the Brownfield 101 Workshop in Bay Minette, AL

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct an introductory workshop on brownfield redevelopment for community stakeholders in the Bay Minette, Alabama area. In addition, representatives from the City of Bay Minette and PPM Consultants, Inc. will give insight on the … Continue reading

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EPA Proposes to Add Spent Aerosol Cans to Universal Wastes

Rule Summary EPA is proposing to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to those “universal wastes” regulated under title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 273. This change in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations, once … Continue reading

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Join PPM at the Annual LSWA Environmental Conference

The Louisiana Solid Waste Association Environmental Conference will be held at the Louisiana Cajun Dome on March 14-16 in Lafayette, Louisiana. The conference will be geared towards “working to preserve Louisiana’s environmental paradise,” and it will also offer the mandatory … Continue reading

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Will We See You at the Gulf Coast Food and Fuel Expo?

PPM is looking forward to the 2018 Gulf Coast Food and Fuel Expo in Biloxi, MS. In 2017 this expo hosted 600 attendees from thirteen states, and it provided opportunities to meet top decision-makers and buyers in the petroleum marketing … Continue reading

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Summary of State Programs and Data on Abandoned Underground Storage Tanks and Facilities Report

In December of 2017, the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) published a Summary of State Programs and Data on Abandoned Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) and Facilities Report. The purpose of this report was to collect information … Continue reading

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