Understanding Your MEPDES Permit

Sandra Perry, St.Germain Collins’ Director of Environmental Health and Safety presented “Understanding Your MEPDES Permit” at the 2018 Maine Water Environment Association (MEWEA) “One Water” Fall Convention. The convention, held every September, is a time for water professionals in Maine to get together to learn and connect with each other. This year’s technical sessions cover topics that reflect the […]

Proposed Revisions to Chapter 101: Visible Emissions Regulation

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is proposing changes to Chapter 101: Visible Emissions Regulation. Chapter 101 regulates opacity limits for fuel burning equipment, process, and fugitive emission sources. Currently, a certain number of opacity limit exceedances are allowed for these sources over a specified time average within a certain period of time. For […]

What You Should Know About e-Manifest

St.Germain Collins hosted an e-Manifest Brunch and Learn event at our office in Westbrook. It was a packed house of generators, transporters and receivers who heard first-hand from Kevin P. Jenssen, Environmental Specialist III at Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on the scope of the e-Manifest program, what industry needs to do, information resources, and an […]

Hazardous Waste Regulations – Massachusetts Course Completion

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) creates the framework for the proper management of hazardous and non-hazardous solid waste. Mike Rioux, CHMM is well-versed in federal and several states’ hazardous waste regulations. He is also now equipped with training and information pertaining to the Massachusetts hazardous waste regulations.  

NHDES Hazardous Waste Coordinator Certification

Congratulations to Mike Rioux, Senior Regulatory Specialist and Technical Lead at St.Germain Collins, who has successfully completed all the necessary requirements to become a Certified Hazardous Waste Coordinator in the State of New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) states that the goal of this program is to: “empower each Hazardous Waste Coordinator […]