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

6 Reasons to File NYC Community Right-to-Know Online

6 Reasons to File NYC Community Right-to-Know Online: If you own or manage an NYC-based industrial, commercial or public facility that processes, handles, uses or stores certain hazardous substances, the NYC Community Right-to-Know Program requires you to file certain reports each year. If you have multiple facilities, you must file a Facility Inventory Form (FIF) for… Read More

Guide to the New 2018 Right-To-Know Regulations

As of November 1st, 2018, a new subsection to the New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Community Right to Know Regulations has been adopted to address additional safety issues and spill prevention measures for how hazardous substances are sited and stored.  The new rule focuses on portable containers and how they are… Read More

5 Community Right-to-Know Filing Guidelines for New York City

Right To Know Filing Every year on March 1st, facilities within New York City that store or use hazardous substances are required to file reports with the City’s Department of Environmental Protection. These Community Right-to-Know (RTK) filings are designed to facilitate accumulation and rapid access to detailed information necessary to protect the public and emergency responders. Community… Read More

Reminder: NYC DEP Community Right to Know Filing

It’s approaching the time of year again to prepare for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) Community Right To Know (RTK) filing. The NYC RTK Program requires businesses that handle, store, or use substances that could impact public health or the environment, to submit their chemical inventory information to the NYC… Read More

Case Study: Waste Drum Disposal

A Common Situation Walden Environmental Engineering (Walden) is regularly retained by clients to consult on chemical storage drum removal. Often the targeted drums store unknown contents or hazardous materials. Improperly labeled drums are difficult to dispose of because the characteristics of the chemicals stored inside are unknown. Walden specializes in field inspections and sampling to… Read More