Managing PRP Group Funds – Aligning Operations with Customer Requirements (Part 1)

The 1980 Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or ‘Superfund’) was enacted to address the most polluted properties in the United States. It forced the polluters or their successors (Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs)) to manage and pay for the remedial activities. Some projects have hundreds of PRPs and cost hundreds of millions of dollars to cleanup. Typically, the PRPs form a group (Group) to manage the process, including collecting funds and establishing a trust to pay for the ...

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EHS Support’s Brianna Sadoski Recognized as Top Deal-Making Consultant by ACG Pittsburgh’s Future Corporate Leader Board

EHS Support is proud to announce that ACG Pittsburgh’s Future Corporate Leader (FCL) board has recognized Brianna Sadoski as a top deal-making consultant in their recent FCL Spotlight! Following is a brief excerpt from the Spotlight. Click here to read more about what makes Brianna a great consultant!

Brianna works on numerous deals each year for both private equity and corporate clients ...

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Future Changes to your Industrial Stormwater Permit


By: Mike Arozarena

After a settlement agreement(1) was entered between the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), industries, and environmental groups regarding needed revisions to the nationwide 2015 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for industrial stormwater, EPA asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene a committee to study certain aspects of the industrial stormwater program, with a focus on stormwater monitoring requirements and stormwater retention standards.

Specifically, the National Academies’ committee was tasked to:

  • Suggest improvements to the 2015 MSGP ...
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How to Eliminate Common EH&S Compliance Issues at your Company


By: Amy Bauer

No matter the type of industry or size of facility, EHS Support commonly identifies a number of environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) compliance issues when visiting sites.  These issues include:

  • Mismanagement of universal waste or no program at all
  • Inaccurate environmental plans (Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure [SPCC], Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan [SWPPP]) or no plan
  • Inaccurate or missing labels on chemical and waste containers
  • Sinks, floor drains, and other types of wastewater discharge to stormwater (e.g., pipes leaving a building)
  • No tank ...
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What Every Small Business Should Know About Hazardous Waste


By: Amy Bauer

Almost every business, from property managers to commercial shops to small manufacturing, assembly, and distribution operations, have the potential to generate hazardous waste. Many times, small amounts of wastes are generated, not directly from manufacturing operations, but rather, maintenance and other support activities. Some examples include batteries, paints, solvents, and oils used to support equipment and other aspects of the business. Also, retailers must deal with returned or damaged automobile, personal care, household, electronics, and other products, and ...

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