In accordance with the Oil Pollution Prevention regulation (40 CFR Part 112), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) requires certain facilities to prepare, amend, and implement Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans. SPCC Plans are required if a facility stores greater than 1,320 gallons of oil in above-ground storage in containers equal to or greater than 55 gallons in capacity or has 42,000 gallons of completely buried oil storage capacity and has a “reasonable expectation of an oil discharge” to waterway or adjoining shoreline.
Jeremy brings the highest level of climate expertise to EEC. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of climate change and its impact on water resources and hydrologic cycle; extreme climatic events including flood, drought, and heatwaves; agriculture; human health; and the natural environment.
EEC Environmental is excited to announced we will be continuing our strong professional relationship with the City of Huntington Beach, California. EEC recently awarded an on-call general environmental and engineering service contract with the City. While EEC has been supporting multiple projects for the City in recent years, including the development of the City’s first Navigation Center for the City’s homeless, this new contract will expand EEC roles. We are thrilled for this opportunity and are looking forward to our continued partnership.
EEC Environmental is excited to announce that two of their PFAS experts have been selected to present at the prestigious 31st Annual Environment Virginia Symposium, March 23-25, 2021!
“EEC has played a significant role in helping our city protect the environment of our citizens.”
– Jake Wager, Former City Manager of Stanton
“EEC’s expertise and responsiveness were instrumental in helping our city meet new stringent sewer regulations.”
– Ray Burk, Former Principal Civil Engineer, City of Santa Ana, CA
“EEC is an excellent outfit that is quick to respond to the District’s needs. Their experienced team is outstanding and focused on the job and our satisfaction.”
– Steve Cano, Sewer Maintenance Supervisor, Costa Mesa District, CA
“We have been extremely pleased with their expertise, professionalism, and attention to detail concerning data management.”
– Soha Vazirnia, MPH, FOG Program Manager, Irvine Ranch Water District, CA
The Groundwater Resources Association of California (GRA) is dedicated to resource management that protects and improves groundwater supply and quality through education and technical leadership. To better educate and update its members on current events and changing regulations, GRA provides a monthly GRACAST.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), in coordination with stakeholders, is currently in the process of revising and updating the January 2018 Vapor Intrusion Technical Guidance document which outlines requirements for conducting vapor intrusion investigations in the state of New Jersey.
The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has issued a public notice announcing: (1) the availability of an informal staff draft Statewide Sanitary Sewer System WDR, and (2) two public workshops to provide stakeholders and interested parties information regarding the preliminary informal staff draft General Order. Stakeholders and interested parties are encouraged to provide oral feedback to staff during these workshops.
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two actions to protect public health by addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water, highlighting the agency’s commitment to address these long-lasting “forever chemicals” that can enter drinking water supplies and impact communities across the United States. The Biden-Harris administration is committed to addressing PFAS in the nation’s drinking water and will build on these actions by advancing science and using the agency’s authorities to protect public health and the environment.
The spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, around the world wreaks havoc on economies and populations. However, with a reduction of human activity around the globe, one area that’s benefitting from the new normal is the environment.
With most of the world’s populations facing extended lockdowns and governments enforcing social-distancing guidelines, the natural environment is thriving. Social media posts about wildlife roaming around city centers show that our effect on the environment remains concerning.