Cyberthreats to Water and Wastewater Utilities

Cyberthreats to Water and Wastewater Utilities Cyberthreats are a growing concern for water and wastewater utility organizations. Antivirus programs are no longer enough and attackers can intentionally or unintentionally threaten public health and the environment. This month’s featured article in the Journal of the American Water Works Association (Improving Security for SCADA and Administrative Networks… Read More

Did you receive a NYCDEP Right-To-Know Violation?

Did you receive a NYCDEP Right-To-Know Violation? Did you know that every facility in New York City that stores hazardous material and substances must submit a Hazardous Materials Inventory of their facility to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the New York City Fire Department annually? Yes, every year. When is the… Read More

Did you receive a Local Law 84/133 Benchmarking Violation?

Did you receive a Local Law 84/133 Benchmarking Violation? According to New York City’s Covered Buildings List for Compliance in 2019 (https://www1.nyc.gov/html/gbee/downloads/pdf/2019%20LL87%20CBL%20Final.pdf), over 15,000 buildings larger than 25,000 square feet are required to submit an Energy Efficiency Report. This is regulated under Local Law 84 and Local Law 133: Benchmarking. The regulation requires you to… Read More

NYCDEP Deadlines on Fuel Conversion for Boilers

NYCDEP DEADLINES ON FUEL CONVERSION FOR BOILERS  The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP), specifically in Title 24 Chapter 1, Subchapter 8 Section 24-168 of the NYC Administrative Code, has set the following deadlines for fuel conversion on boilers. Deadlines: For residual oil (#6 oil). Any boiler in NYC must stop burning residual… Read More