2020 Regulatory Guide: EPA SPCC Rules Commonly Overlooked

Facilities with aboveground oil storage exceeding 1,320 gallons must comply with federal SPCC regulations. Since 1974, EPA has required facilities that store oil above certain threshold quantities to prepare Spill…

Weaver, PG, LSRP and Haulton, GIT Join Firm to Bolster Geological Services

Liberty Environmental, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members to bolster the depth of the firm’s geological services. Zachary Weaver, Professional Geologist and Licensed Site…

PNDI Update: Bog Turtle “Hits” in Pennsylvania

U.S. Fish and Wildlife has notified Pennsylvania recognized, qualified bog turtle surveyors of  a change made Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 to the Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Inventory/ Pennsylvania Conservation Explorer (PNDI/PACE)…

2020 Requirements for Pennsylvania Storage Tank System Owners

On December 22, 2018, amendments to 25 Pa. Code Chapter 245, Administration of the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Program, became effective. Beginning December 22, 2019, the following items are…

2020 Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Update

The EPA has added hazardous waste aerosol cans to the list of substances regulated as a universal waste under the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The rule, as…

Environmental Compliance Specialist Joins Liberty

Ty Wheeler has joined Liberty Environmental, Inc. as a Compliance Specialist. With a strong background in environmental, health and safety (EHS) management for industry, Ty provides industrial clients with environmental…

2020 Pennsylvania Environmental Regulations Compliance Calendar

Our team of environmental compliance experts is pleased to share our annual Pennsylvania Environmental Regulatory Compliance Calendar. This calendar provides deadlines for Pennsylvania Environmental Regulations including information on reporting, permitting…

Insight from a Phase I ESA Expert

From the desk of James P. Cinelli, PE, BCEE, Principal  Phase I Environmental Site Assessments are required for most commercial real estate transactions. The use of Phase I ESAs is…

Air Permit Fees to Skyrocket, Time to Consider Re-Permitting?

From the desk of Gavin Biebuyck, Principal, Air Quality Expert Pennsylvania DEP is expected to finalize a new air quality permit fee package in the near future.  The “Air Quality…

Pennsylvania Threatened and Endangered Species List Update

From the Desk of Teresa Amitrone, Project Manager – Natural Resources, Bog Turtle Surveyor Pennsylvania: Earlier this month the Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program updated the Conservation Explorer to add the…