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Chemical manufacturing company to pay fines for hazardous waste violations

  “Hazardous waste violations at UCT facility in Bristol, Pa. result in $44,880 penalty PHILADELPHIA (March 3, 2021) – Chemical manufacturer UCT will pay a $44,880 penalty to settle hazardous waste violations at its Bristol, Pennsylvania, facility, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA cited the company for violating the Resource Conservation and Recovery […]

NEW UST Training Just Added: West Virginia Certification Now Available!

New training is here! You can now get certified in the state of West Virginia with our UST Class A/B Operator Certification Program!  This course has been reviewed and approved by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) and successful completion of this training will award UST Class A/B operator certification in the state of […]

Stormwater violations lead to settlement for City of Pittsburgh & PWSA

Stormwater has many negative impacts causing erosion, damage, pollution and danger to wildlife. Proper knowledge of the rules and regulations, inspections and executing best management practices are important for safety and to avoid violations like these:   EPA settles with City of Pittsburgh, PWSA on stormwater violations PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 5, 2021) – The City of […]

SAVE 10% ON ALL COMPLIANCE TRAINING NOW – FEB 8!

Now – 2/8, SAVE 10% on ALL your Environmental and Safety Compliance Training! Certification, awareness and preparatory courses available in both individual modules and full multi-course packages. Use code 10%4U.   START YOUR 2021 COMPLIANCE TRAINING NOW AND SAVE!    

Risk Management Violations Lead to Settlement for Oil Company

Company settles with $344,364 penalty for violations of Risk Management Plan requirements at its petroleum refining facility. Read more from the release below:     Big West Oil, LLC resolves chemical risk management violations at North Salt Lake facility Company corrects Clean Air Act deficiencies to reduce risk of accidental release of flammable mixtures and hydrofluoric acid SALT […]

SPCC & FRP violations lead to big settlement for Pittsburgh-based company

Company faces big settlement with EPA and two separate states over violations of the Clean Water Act’s Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) and Facility Response Plan (FRP) requirements. Koppers Inc. settles with EPA for alleged oil spill prevention violations in West Virginia, Pennsylvania 11/19/2020 Contact Information:  EPA Region 3 Press Office (R3press@epa.gov) PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 19, 2020) […]

NEW: Washington State UST Certification Training Now Available

We’ve added more training to our UST certification catalog! We are happy to announce the addition of our UST Class C Operator Certification Training for the state of Washington! This course has been reviewed and approved by the Washington State Department of Ecology and successful completion of this training will award UST Class C operator certification in the […]

It’s NLPPW: Are You Up-to-Date on Your Lead Awareness?

It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. This year, during October 25-31, NLPPW encourages individuals, organizations and governments to increase lead poisoning prevention awareness in an effort to reduce childhood exposure to lead. Lead exposure to children can be extremely harmful causing damage to the brain and nervous system, as well as slowed development. The most […]

Dangers of Asbestos in the Workplace: Are You Staying Safe?

Training Spotlight: Asbestos Safety   Are you taking the right safety precautions for asbestos? Working in the construction field, shipyards or in factories, you can face a higher risk of exposure to asbestos on the job. Exposure to asbestos in the workplace is the #1 cause of asbestos-related diseases, including cancers such as mesothelioma and asbestosis. […]

EPA settlement with MarkWest Liberty Bluestone, L.L.C. over Clean Air Act Violations

EPA and a Pennsylvania natural gas processing plant settled on a $150,000 penalty for noncompliance regarding violations of the Clean Air Act.   EPA settlement with MarkWest addresses Clean Air Act violations at Evans City, Pa. plant PHILADELPHIA (September 25, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today a settlement with MarkWest Liberty Bluestone, L.L.C. to […]

Going On Now: Save 10% On All Training!

Now – September 15, SAVE 10% on all your Environmental and Safety Compliance Training.   We’re here to help keep a safe and compliant workplace for you and your business. And now we’re making it even easier with a 10% discount off your training!     Certification, awareness and preparatory courses available in both individual modules […]

Training Spotlight: UST Certification & Preparatory Programs

Did you know about our many, state-specific Underground Storage Tank certification and preparatory training programs? Each training package includes a range of modules targeting UST Class A/B or C operators and provides the education needed to prepare for or receive full state certification.   UST Class A/B Certification Training  Designed to target Class A/B operators […]

UST Certification Training Now Available for Illinois

Exciting news for our Underground Storage Tank division! We are happy to announce the addition of our newest UST Class A/B Operator Certification Training for the state of Illinois. This course has been reviewed and approved by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and successful completion of this training will award UST Class A/B […]

Navy shares great reviews of their ECATTS training

We are always happy to receive feedback on any of our compliance training. Thanks to our wonderful Navy clients in our ECATTS government division for these great reviews. Keep up the good work with your training! We strive to provide the best training experience possible for all of our customers. See what they have to say […]

NEW Certification Training Now Available for Hawaii!

We are happy to announce the addition of our newest UST Class A/B Operator Certification Training for the state of Hawaii!  This course has been reviewed and approved by the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) and successful completion of this training will award UST Class A/B operator certification in the state of Hawaii.   In […]

FIFRA violations lead to settlement for Delaware company

EPA Settles Pesticide Worker Protection Case With C&S Farms of Laurel, Delaware PHILADELPHIA (June 15, 2020) – C&S Farms, Inc. of Laurel, Delaware, will pay a $25,000 penalty as part of a settlement over alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) related to pesticide safety requirements for agricultural workers, the U.S. […]

It’s World Environment Day 2020!

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5th. It’s a day to raise awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Our daily lives all rely on our environment; the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breath, and our climate all make our planet habitable. Increasing awareness for […]

Training Spotlight: Environmental Sustainability

Did you know about our many Environmental Sustainability trainings? We offer a variety of training courses specifically designed to educate on sustainability and the many roles it plays within organizations. Each training includes helpful enhancements like images and videos to assist with your overall learning experience. And even better, by purchasing our predesigned 4 module Environmental […]