Sustainable Property and Asset-Based Transactions Conference

RTM Communications, Inc. is hosting this conference to address the “New Normal” in business and real estate transactions involving contaminated properties for M&A, private equity type transactions, loan participations, and brownfield redevelopments. The 2016 M&A market has seen 80% the activity of 2015. More private equity is participating in complex infill sites that involve a new […]

Proactive Compliance

Proactive Compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Regulations Can Save You a Pot o’ Gold Keeping ahead of EHS regulations can seem like an expensive and boring task, but not to us! A little upfront investment can save you money and gain you peace of mind.  Here are a few examples from this side of the rainbow: […]

Enforcement Actions 2016

Knowing the type of enforcement actions initiated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) can help you better understand the compliance areas receiving a lot of attention by regulatory agencies. As a service to St.Germain Collins’ clients and friends, we […]

Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

Sentry EHS®, a technology solution created by St.Germain Collins, was one of only three businesses in Maine to be presented the 2016 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The award—announced by Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) in December, 2016—was presented at St.Germain Collins’ office in Westbrook, Maine on January […]

Final Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) Issued

Here is a follow up to the Hot Topic we sent in October, 2016 that included a list of key provisions expected from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s (MEDEP) draft Multi-Sector General Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity. The MEDEP issued the final MSGP on December 7, 2016 after the agency’s consideration of public […]