• EPA Releases Draft Modeling Guidance Regarding Ambient Air  - 

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released draft guidance, "Revised Policy on Exclusions from Ambient Air." In this draft revised guidance, EPA is modifying its 1980 policy on the exclusion of certain areas from the scope of »

  • EPA Strengthens the Process for Revising Dispersion Models  - 

    For the last decade, EPA has been revising, updating, fixing bugs, and introducing beta options in the AERMOD model with the goal of providing a dispersion modeling tool that is dependable, accurate, and reflective of the best current science. »

  • Environmental Program Changes Increase Burden for Doing Business in China  - 

    Since the 1980s, China's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) program established the requirements regarding environmental emissions and discharges for new and modified industrial operations. Construction of a proposed project (new site or »

  • Don’t be Left in the Dust Managing Dust Fire and Explosion Hazards at Industrial Facilities  - 

    In 2006, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) conducted a study demonstrating that government enforcement officials and facility personnel alike were generally unaware of the hazards of dust, leading to failure of identification of fire, flash fire, »

  • 2019 Environmental Planning  - 

    As you are preparing for 2019, there are some important deadlines and activities occurring to consider in your planning. The following list does not include state-specific regulatory deadlines and requirements, but it highlights key federal dates »

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