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US EPA Issues Temporary Policy Changes to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program

US EPA has issued a temporary policy outlining relaxed enforcement and regulatory discretion in regard to environmental legal obligations applicable to a variety of facilities.

RI DEM Releases Statement Regarding Regulatory Compliance

The environmental protection programs at DEM are continuing to adjust to the changing conditions.

MassDEP Extends Deadlines for Source Registration and Greenhouse Gas Reports

View the new dates for submissions.

Staying Compliant: New Standard for Aboveground Storage Tanks

Massachusetts Department of Fire Services has begun auditing ASTs for compliance with the Massachusetts 502 CMR 5.0 regulations.

Responding to COVID-19: The Importance of Sewer Overflow Prevention

Reducing the potential for wastewater to have contact with the public is even more important than ever.

ALERT: RIDEM Extends Air Emissions Inventory Submittal Deadline

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) has extended the Air Emissions Inventory submittal deadline to June 30, 2020….

Staying Ahead of PFAS: Northeast State Regulations You Need to Know

Stay ahead of PFAS by knowing the regulations in your state.

We’re Here to Guide You: Navigating the MassEVIP Fleet Incentives

Does your municipal government, college/university, or state agency manage fleet vehicles or have an interest in exploring free funding opportunities for installing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations?

You Can’t Use Them Like You Used To: Managing Catch Basin Cleanings and Street Sweepings

Many municipalities store catch basin cleanings and street sweepings in comingled piles at a public works yard but re-using these materials is prohibited by state regulations without further approvals.

OSHA Increases 2020 Citation Penalty Amounts

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has increased the maximum allowable penalty amounts for OSHA violations in federally-mandated states….