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PPM's Paul Hansen is presenting on "State & Federal Air Permitting: Compliance Strategies & Testing for Particulate Sources" at the 4th Annual Environmental Professionals' Conference at the Pelham Civic Center in Pelham, Alabama on February 20. Click here for the schedule and registration form....

Background The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) was signed into law by President Nixon on January 1, 1970. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) initially issued guidelines for implementing NEPA in 1970, revised those guidelines in 1973, and subsequently promulgated its...

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 Christmas looks like through their...

In the Spring of 2018, International City/County Management Association (ICMA) led a diverse group of brownfield practitioners who participated in the 4th Sino-American Land Engineering Cooperation Conference sponsored by the People's Government of Shaanxi province and hosted by the Shaanxi Land Engineering Construction Group (SLECG)....

My career in the environmental field spans 18+ years and has mainly been focused on all aspects of air quality (emissions testing, regulatory compliance, permitting, reporting, etc.). Throughout my career, one thing has remained constant: each role I’ve held has involved me supporting a variety...

The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) recently released its annual survey results titled State Funds Survey Results 2018. This effort is done on an annual basis to help give states and underground storage tank (UST) owners a better understanding of...

PPM Consultants, a full-service environmental consulting and engineering services firm, was recently selected to Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) 2019 Top 200 Environmental Firms list for the 13th year. ENR annually publishes a list of the world’s Top 200 environmental firms based on revenue generated. This list includes...

The Environmental protection Agency in its Office of Underground Storage Tanks (EPA-OUST), has recently proposed and released an Interim Consolidated Enforcement Penalty Policy for UST Regulations and Revised Field Citation Program and ESA Pilot.  This program provides UST owners with an expedited penalty process for...