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Plastic Free July Challenge:
Reduce. Reuse. Rehydrate.

Posted on July 12, 2017 by BSTI in Extra, Special Interest

Happy Plastic Free July! Will you take the challenge? This month, we’re reminded of the importance of taking care of our world by reducing our use of disposable plastics. Did you know that over the last ten years we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century? According to EcoWatch, this… Read More

Help It or Hurt It: How are Environmental Matters Going to Affect Your Growth or Exit Strategy?

Posted on June 02, 2017 by BSTI in Environmental Liability Protection, Field Services, Helpful Resources, Manufacturing/Industry, Real Estate Consulting, Real Estate Stakeholders, Remediation, Scientific Research & Problem Solving

How can foresight and management of environmental matters be leveraged for better outcomes in business mergers, acquisitions and facility divestitures? Gain useful insight in the slideshow below from our presentation at the Eastern Energy Expo: Help It or Hurt It: How are Environmental Matters Going to Affect Your Growth or Exit Strategy? from John Kollmeier  … Read More

Groundwater and Your Business: Learn Why You Should Be Celebrating Protect Your Groundwater Day

Posted on September 06, 2016 by BSTI in Environmental Liability Protection, Helpful Resources, Manufacturing/Industry, Real Estate Stakeholders, Remediation

Co-written by:   September 6, 2016, just happens to be “Protect Your Groundwater Day!” Created by the National Groundwater Association (NGWA), Protect Your Groundwater Day is a day for everyone to celebrate the importance of groundwater and the impact it has on our everyday lives. So just what is groundwater and why is it important… Read More

Who, What, When, Where & Why: Environmental Forensics

Posted on July 07, 2016 by Nicholas Santella in Legal Counsel, Scientific Research & Problem Solving, Shared Expertise

  Questions regarding environmental forensics will come up at some level in almost every environmental project. This can range from drawing conclusions about a release from a UST system to sophisticated analysis of large environmental datasets collected specifically to identify contributions from multiple sources. The purpose of forensic interpretation is to tell a story. The… Read More

The Importance of Reusable Water Bottles

Posted on June 29, 2016 by Vicki Charles in Extra

  How are you hydrating this summer? It’s hot out. Really hot. And it’s getting hotter with July just around the corner. As a fair-skinned and freckled person, I know some of the major dangers of this hot weather. My daily checklist looks something like this: Sunglasses 50+ Sunscreen Glamorous, yet practical summer hat  … Read More

Tales from Academia: Ryan Hupfer on the R/V Roger Revelle

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Ryan Hupfer in Extra, Field Services, Scientific Research & Problem Solving, Shared Expertise, Special Interest

Recently, I read about the christening of the R/V (Research Vessel) Neil Armstrong at the famous Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI). In 2010, the U.S. Navy announced the construction of two new research vessels. After working with the scientific community to design the ship, the competition to operate the new vessel began. Later that year,… Read More

When Guidance Becomes Rule

Posted on June 02, 2016 by Tripp Fischer in Helpful Resources, Regulatory & Advisory Groups, Remediation, Technical Writing

I outlined before what makes a great guidance document, but that doesn’t automatically make the guidance a rule.   Guidance documents which standardize a set of procedures are typically not only relevant, but may even be required by policy or law. Federal law and policies, such as the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-119 (revised January 2016),… Read More

Complete Your Written Hurricane Plan – Hurricane Preparedness Week

Posted on May 21, 2016 by Guest Writer in Helpful Resources, Legal Counsel, Manufacturing/Industry, Real Estate Stakeholders, Regulatory & Advisory Groups, Shared Expertise

Preparing for disasters is just as important for business as individuals, as many families’ livelihoods can depend on a business keeping its doors open. Business continuity planning often focuses on IT and data preservation for good reason, but think through all aspects with some of the many resources available online and through emergency management offices… Read More

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  • Plastic Free July Challenge:
    Reduce. Reuse. Rehydrate.

    Happy Plastic Free July! Will you take the challenge? This month, we’re reminded of the importance of taking care of our world by reducing our use of disposable plastics. Did you know that over the last ten years we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century? According to EcoWatch, this… Read More

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  • Nora Pearse-Nimmerichter (BSTI) Joins SWEP Board

    Congratulations to Nora on her designation to The Society of Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP) of Greater Philadelphia Board of Directors! Nora has been an active volunteer and member of The Society of Women Environmental Professionals, Philadelphia and New Jersey Chapter, for two years. From assisting with events to fundraising for the annual Touchstone event, Nora… Read More

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