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PPM Consultants has again been awarded for their exceptional growth over the past three years and has been recognized as a leader among architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting (AEC) firms by the Zweig Group. PPM was recognized as number 94 out of the Top 100 AEC...

By Paul D. Hansen, P.E. As a responsible manufacturer, your work is never done. Work stoppages and penalties aren’t an option. Only pure and simple regulatory compliance will do. Constantly questioning your Title V and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) obligations can keep you dancing in uncertainty...

Luis Nieves-Ruiz, Economic Development Manager East Central Florida Regional Planning Council     My main role is to be a liaison between the Economic Development Administration (EDA) and public/ private partners from across the six county East Central Florida region. I coordinate the implementation of the Community Economic Development...

By Zane Hood In environmental compliance, the term “audit” carries as much weight as it does when filing our personal taxes. Triggering a compliance audit—regardless of how well we’re prepared—can leave us scrambling for data, thumbing through old records, and otherwise hoping that we’ve dotted every...

The Mississippi Municipal League (MML) Excellence Awards program recognizes cities and towns for meeting the challenges of municipal government through innovative problem solving, excellence in management, citizen participation, and striving to provide a higher level of service. Each year, awards are given in the areas...

The Plywood and Composite Wood Products (PCWP) National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) – 40 CFR Part 63, Subpart DDDD – applies to wood products plants that are major sources of hazardous air pollutants (HAP).  These facilities include veneer, particleboard, medium density fiberboard,...

By Jared Saterfiel After nearly 2½ months under the Biden administration, the climate policy agenda remains abundantly clear: a focus on environmental justice and an emphasis on intensifying regulation. Predictions on the next major regulatory action abound as American industries scramble to stay ahead of morphing...

Regardless of political affiliation, every change in America’s executive leadership results in a period of uncertainty. Trying to navigate the incoming administration’s policy agenda pertaining to X, Y, or Z can have us scrambling for crystal balls and shaky forecasts for the future.  Broader uncertainties aside,...

The month of March has been declared Workplace Eye Wellness Month by Prevent Blindness. The goal of this month is to educate employers and employees about the dangers of blue light and digital devices and ways they can protect their vision on and off the...