Maine Stormwater Conference 2017

Visit us at the Maine Stormwater Conference Monday, October 23 and Tuesday, October 24 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay. We will be at Booth #31 both days, and will be participating in many of the tracks including: municipal stormwater management; planning and ordinance; green infrastructure; regulatory landscape; funding, partnerships and collaboration; and Best […]

An Emerging Family of Contaminants:  PFASs

PFASs are a family of complex compounds primarily consisting of perfluorooctyl sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).  PFASs have very useful properties and therefore were included in many products in the past. PFASs have often been used to make materials stain-resistant, waterproof, and/or nonstick.  When added to fire-fighting foam, these chemicals are very effective at […]

EHS Compliance: A Big Picture Perspective

At the Maine Water Environment Association (MEWEA) fall conference, Sandra Perry presented “EHS Compliance: A Big Picture Perspective” focusing on environmental health and safety compliance from an industrial point of view. Sandy is Director of EHS Services at St.Germain Collins and has had experience as a municipal wastewater operator, a physical/chemical wastewater systems operator/supervisor, a […]

Maine Hazardous & Universal Waste Training for Large and Small Quantity Generators

This 8-hour course is like no other. At St.Germain Collins you’ll learn practical ways to apply Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s regulations to your facility operations. The focus will be on: requirements for labeling, inspecting, packaging and storage of hazardous waste; unwritten regulatory policies and interpretations; and how to avoid common compliance pitfalls. Plus you’ll receive in-depth […]

2017 Industrial Emission Control Technology Conference and Workshop

This week Mike Rioux, CHMM is attending the 2017 Industrial Emission Control Technology Conference and Workshop in Portland, Maine. The focus of this educational event is to:  + Review emission regulations and the applicability of emission controls and alternatives for industrial boilers; + Learn what technology advancements might be possible or required to improve energy efficiency, […]