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, […]

New look, vision and values

Twenty-five years ago this firm was established with just one employee!  To reflect how St.Germain Collins has grown since 1992, we are transitioning to a new logo. You’ll start seeing the new look on reports, engineering plans and online soon. To honor our start and with a view to the future, we created these Vision and […]

Preventable Hearing Loss

Hearing loss due to high noise levels is irreversible. It cannot be corrected, even with surgery or hearing aids, but it is preventable. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) restricts your ability to hear high frequency sounds, communicate and understand speech, and may contribute to workplace accidents due to reduced ability to hear emergency sounds or warnings. […]

What’s New with VRAP?

Changes Are Anticipated in the Maine Department of Environmental Protection Voluntary Response Action Program The Maine Legislature established the Voluntary Response Action Program (VRAP) almost 25 years ago as a way to encourage the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties within the state.  The VRAP allows applicants to voluntarily investigate and cleanup properties in exchange for […]