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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the award of $56.8 million in grant funding through the EPA brownfields assessment and cleanup program. Grants were awarded to 172 communities nationwide, and a total of $9 million will be coming to thirty Gulf South communities. A brownfield...

[caption id="attachment_7160" align="alignright" width="214"] Zane Hood, Principal[/caption] The International Liquid Terminals Association will hold its annual conference and trade show June 12 through 14 in Houston, Texas. This annual event draws thousands of terminal industry professionals for networking and to hear from leading experts on industry best...

[caption id="attachment_7147" align="alignleft" width="153"] Trey Hess, Director of Brownfields and Economic Development[/caption] Trey Hess, director of brownfields and economic development at PPM Consultants, will speak at the fifth annual Northwest Florida Brownfields Redevelopment Forum to be held on June 6 in Panama City. This free event will...

[caption id="attachment_7130" align="alignright" width="214"] Michael D. McCown, P.G.; Principal[/caption] A group of environmental industry volunteers recently came together to form the Alabama Brownfields Association (ALBFA),  a non-profit advocacy and educational group formed to promote redevelopment of brownfield sites throughout the state of Alabama. Michael D. McCown, a PPM founder and...

The Louisiana Section Air and Waste Management Association (LA A&WMA) will host its 7th annual golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Pelican Point Golf Course in Gonzales, Louisiana. The annual event is hosted by the chapter's Young Professionals group and is open to A&WMA members...

Join us for the 2017 Arkansas Oil Marketers Association's (AOMA) Annual Convenience and Energy Show (ACES) March 29-31 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. PPM will be at booth #218--Stop by and see us; we'd love to shake your hand! The 2017 ACES convention will feature a golf tournament,...

PPM will attend the Louisiana Solid Waste Association's (LSWA) annual environmental conference and trade show March 15 - 17 at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette, LA. Register as an attendee here. Zia Tammami, Senior Project Director at PPM, will present a talk titled "Creative Ways...

PPM is looking forward to catching up with our friends in the industry at next week's Gulf Coast Food and Fuel Expo in Biloxi, MS. The annual conference and trade show will be held at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center March 15-16. Attendance is...

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Tier II reports are due by March 1, 2017, and are required from industrial facilities that store hazardous chemicals in excess of a threshold amount. While the national threshold is 10,000 pounds of chemicals,...

PPM Principal Zane Hood will participate in an educational workshop to be held across four Alabama cities. Make plans to attend this free event that will discuss the Alabama TOOLS program, UST owner testing requirements, diesel corrosion, and fuel leak protocol. Hood will explain the protocol necessary for...