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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….

AST Declaration Submission Deadline Approaching for New MassDEP Requirement

The Massachusetts State Fire Marshal’s Office is notifying aboveground storage tank (AST) owners that they must provide an Approved Standard Declaration for each permitted AST no later than August 30th, 2019.

What You Need to Know: Meeting the New AWIA Requirements for Community Drinking Water

The EPA’s Water Security Division is currently developing tools, resources, and procedures that align drinking water systems with America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA). The EPA expects to release its guidance by August 1, 2019. Drinking water systems will need to comply with the new AWIA guidelines.

MassDEP Releases Long-Awaited Source Registration and Greenhouse Gas Lists for Reporting Year 2016!

On July 31, 2018, the MassDEP released its long-awaited list of sites for the 2016 Source Registration & Greenhouse Gas Reporting year, which includes approximately 450 sites throughout Massachusetts.

April 2018 Regulatory News

Your spring spotlight on important regulatory changes and upcoming deadlines is here!