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Bird Dropping Remediation Awareness

Most homeowners and business owners are aware of the dangers related to the disturbance and removal of asbestos containing materials and lead-based paint, but fewer are aware of the dangers associated with the disturbance and remediation of accumulated bird droppings in building spaces. Birds seek shelter, like other small animals, particularly in the colder months,… Read More

Walden client – Greenlots completes one of the first public/private Electric Vehicle Charger Projects

Middletown Gets Electric Car Chargers! Walden client –Greenlots completes one of the first public/private Electric Vehicle Charger Projects at Boulder Pointe Apartments We are pleased to congratulate Greenlots on the successful electrical vehicle (EV) charging stations installed at Boulder Pointe Apartments in Middletown, NY. The EV charging stations were funded through grant programs administered by… Read More

Anticipated Revisions to Part 360

For those familiar with the new Part 360 regulations issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) in November 2017, more excitement is coming in the beginning of 2020.   The anticipated revisions to the new Part 360 regulations include proposed changes to types of fill material. It is nice to recognize… Read More

The NYSDEC Proposes to Lower Particulate Matter Limits for Combustion Sources

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is proposing to repeal and replace 6 NYCRR Subpart 227-1, Stationary Combustion Installations, as well as attendant provisions under Part 200, General Provisions. The revisions to Subpart 227-1 include lowering PM emission limits for existing and new stationary combustion installations that either predate, or are not… Read More

The NYSDEC Proposes to Ban the Sale of Non-OEM After Market Catalytic Converters in NYS

Proposed Subpart 218-7, Aftermarket Parts The Department is proposing to amend Part 218 to incorporate revisions to the standards for new California certified aftermarket catalytic converters (AMCCs). The proposed amendments will prohibit the offering for sale, sale, advertising, and installation of federal certified AMCCs for use on any vehicle in New York regardless of the… Read More

Part 360 News

For most people involved with construction and demolition (C&D) sites, solid waste processing facilities and transportation of C&D debris and excavated or processed fill material, Part 360 Series (including Part 361 through Part 364) is more than a familiar expression by now. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) issued new Part 360 regulations… Read More

MSGP (GP-0-17-004) Sampling, Inspection & Reporting Due

Do you currently hold a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC or Department) stormwater pollution discharge elimination system (SPDES) Multi-Sector General Permits (MSGP) or need to obtain compliance under the General Permit GP-0-17-004? Annual Certification Report (ACR) and the sampling reporting on Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs) for this quarterly or semi-annual period must… Read More