ANTHONY ORTIZ JOINS FIRM AS ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST

Anthony Ortiz has joined St.Germain Collins as an Environmental Scientist. Anthony will utilize his civil environmental engineering degree and experience to provide support to our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Compliance and Environmental Assessment and Remediation teams.  Anthony will assist with soil and groundwater sampling, underground storage tank removals inspections, training, EHS compliance services, and […]

NHDES AND VTDEC ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS IN 2012

Knowing the type of enforcement actions initiated by state regulatory agencies can help you better understand what pitfalls to avoid. As a service to St.Germain Collins’ clients and friends, we have compiled some New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) and Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC) enforcement activities during 2012 and the resulting penalties.  […]

ARE YOU READY FOR OSHA’S GLOBAL HARMONIZATION SYSTEM?

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) will advance safety and health protection for workers by providing a global standard for chemical classification. In addition to increasing safety precautions for hazardous materials workers, the new Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) also provides easier access to information on the safety data sheets, cost […]

ST.GERMAIN COLLINS ROLLS OUT ENVIRONMENTAL SENTRY

As the world of environmental regulation becomes increasingly complex, we have realized that we need to grow and adapt our service practices to meet these new challenges. That is why we have decided to offer a new way to extend the security and peace of mind of knowing that we have your back to wherever […]

AUGUST DEADLINE APPROACHING: IS YOUR UST FACILITY IN COMPLIANCE?

Because it is less probable that a facility with an operator who has completed proper training will experience a petroleum spill, the Federal Underground Storage Tank Compliance Act of 2005 requires that each federally regulated underground storage tank (UST) facility have a certified operator by August 8, 2012 (August 1, 2012 for Vermont and Rhode […]