MAINE DEP AND EPA ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS IN 2011

Knowing the type of enforcement actions initiated by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the US Environmental Protection Agency can help the regulated community better understand what pitfalls to avoid. Note that DEP and EPA have overlapping jurisdictions in Maine, so both agencies conduct inspections and address regulatory violations. As a service to St.Germain […]

917 MAIN STREET LIVE-WORK CONDOMINIUMS

Project Description St.Germain Collins provided civil engineering and local permitting support to the Westbrook Housing Authority. Our senior civil engineer assessed the pre-development stormwater runoff for this urban site located within sight of the Presumpscot River, where existing runoff was directed, and developed treatment options that could be integrated into the site layout. Working closely […]

BROWNFIELDS SUCCESS STORY – PRIME TANNING

Site History The former Prime Tanning site in downtown Berwick, Maine has sat vacant since 2008 when Prime Tanning consolidated its operations in Hartland. The 11 acre site was host to various manufacturing operations from 1877 to 2008, including: Leather tanning and processing complex, Wool pulling works facility, Sash and door factory, Reed factory, Carriage […]

WASTECON IS COMING TO BOSTON AUGUST 15-17!

SWANA (The Solid Waste Association of North America) is holding WASTECON 2010, their major waste management conference in Boston this year. SWANA is co-locating this event with the APWA (American Public Works Association) Congress & Exhibition. The combined event is a great opportunity to gain insights and to network with stakeholders in waste management and […]

SPCC Plans Required For Parked Trucks

EPA is saying that parked cargo tank vehicles (i.e., delivery trucks) containing product in a parking area (such as one that would be found at an oil company’s office) that is not located at a bulk plant is subject to the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule (40 CFR, Part 112) because a parked […]