Keys to an Effective Environmental Risk Management Program (ERMP)

By Donald McFadden, C.G. Director of Environmental Services St.Germain Collins Managing environmental risk in commercial real estate (CRE) lending can be challenging. Although it’s something the lending community has been doing for decades, it has historically been viewed as unnecessary and routinely forgotten. In today’s lending climate though, environmental risk cannot be ignored.  When properly […]

Major Stormwater Revisions Proposed for Maine’s Multi-Sector General Permit

After consideration of comments on the preliminary draft renewal of Maine’s Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Stormwater Discharge Associated with Industrial Activity, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) has posted a final draft for public comment. This 2016 final draft differs from Maine’s 2011 MSGP in both format and content. Many of the changes […]

Webinar: Environmental Training Requirements

Join us for the next in our series of complimentary webinars:  Monday, October 24, 2016 2:00 PM EDT Duration:  30 minutes This webinar will provide an overview of federal environmental training requirements for: – Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA): Hazardous Waste  – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT): Hazardous Materials Shipping  – International Air Transport […]

U.S. DOT Shipping Hazardous Materials Training: Who Needs It and Why?

U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Shipping Hazardous Materials Training:  Who Needs It and Why? The U.S. Department of Transportation requires training for “hazmat employees,” defined as: a person who is employed on a full-time, part-time, or temporary basis, and who directly affects hazardous materials transportation safety.   This language is prone to misinterpretation, and it is […]