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EPA Releases Action Plan for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

In February of 2019, the EPA released an updated Action Plan addressing PFAS-related challenges. PFAS are per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, which are a group of synthetic chemicals that have been in use since the 1940s. The challenge presented by the … Continue reading

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Study of Oil and Gas Extraction

EPA recently published a draft report on the Study of Oil and Gas Extraction Wastewater Management Under the Clean Water Act.  EPA states that they “conducted a study evaluating management of produced waters from onshore oil and gas extraction activities. … Continue reading

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35 Years of UST Compliance, How Far Have We Come

35 years ago in 1984, underground storage tanks (USTs) began their official regulated journey. However, the beginnings of the UST regulations began prior to that with concern of inventory loss due to corrosion of the UST system. In the mid-70s, … Continue reading

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Join PPM at the Annual LSWA Environmental Conference

The Louisiana Solid Waste Association’s Environmental Conference will be held at the Louisiana Cajun Dome on March 20-22 in Lafayette, Louisiana. PPM Principal, Todd Perry, will be presenting 35 Years of UST Compliance, How Far We’ve Come on Thursday, March … Continue reading

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Will We See You at the Gulf Coast Food and Fuel Expo?

PPM is looking forward to the 2019 Gulf Coast Food and Fuel Expo in Biloxi, MS. In 2018 this expo hosted over 600 attendees from thirteen states, and it provided opportunities to meet top decision-makers and buyers in the petroleum … Continue reading

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EPA Enforcement Annual Results for Fiscal Year 2018

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its annual enforcement results for the 2018 fiscal year (ranging from October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2018). The report highlights the results of the agency’s civil and criminal enforcement over the … Continue reading

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PPM Celebrates 25 Years

This month PPM Consultants is celebrating our 25th anniversary in business. The celebration will continue throughout the year in appreciation of our wonderful clients and exceptional team. The company will also celebrate its silver anniversary during its annual PPM Roadshow … Continue reading

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A Year-End Review of EPA’s Recent Air Permitting Guidance Changes

As we enter into 2019, it is important to reflect on the air permitting guidance changes we have seen in what has been a very active year in EPA air permitting guidance. These guidance changes, especially those under the complex … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours

One of the traditions we look forward to the most at PPM is sending to our clients a special Christmas greeting. Each year our card’s art is drawn by one of our team member’s children, and we love sharing what … Continue reading

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Deregulation Trends in the Wake of “In-One-Two-Out” Policy

On January 30, 2017, the day President Donald Trump took office, one of his first measures was to sign in Executive Order 13771.1 This executive order became known as the “In-One-Two-Out” policy whereby for every new regulation adopted, two regulations … Continue reading

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