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  • The Impact of Extreme Weather on Hazardous Material Releases

    Extreme weather has an out-sized impact on petrochemical industries, in part because many are located along coastal and inland waterways. One aspect of this impact is an increased frequency of spills due to natural hazards in recent decades.  In the analysis of federally reported releases presented, natural hazards are the underlying cause of between 1… Read More

  • Ten Insider Tips to Reduce Your Environmental Remediation System Operations and Maintenance Costs

    So, you’ve just spent a lot of time and money designing and installing that in-situ environmental remediation system at your facility.  You were assured that the system will remove contaminants from the soil, soil gas and/or groundwater but it will take a few years or more to achieve regulatory endpoints.  At least the big headaches… Read More

  • 12 Best Practices To Avoid Pipeline Construction Environmental Shut-Downs and Fines

    Since 2005, innovative technologies such as hydraulic fracturing (i.e., fracking) and directional drilling (trenchless technologies) have made it possible to access valuable hydrocarbon resources from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus and Utica shale deposits. Domestic natural gas production has increased to the point that Pennsylvania produces 19% of the total output; which ranks #2 behind only Texas (24%)…. Read More

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  • Meet us at the International Symposium & Exhibition on the Redevelopment of Manufactured Gas Plant Sites

    MGP 2019 is an on-going educational and networking event that focuses on specific issues related to the remediation and redevelopment of manufactured gas plant sites. It is being held on June 2-4 at the Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City New Jersey. Tripp, Nora and Tony will be in attendance and our booth is #31…. Read More

  • BSTI Celebrates 20 Years in Business

    BSTI recently celebrated our 20th year in business on Friday evening, April 26th with a reception for our employees and friends at Hartefeld National Country Club in Avondale, PA. It was a beautiful spring evening with highlights being remarks from Debbie and John, music from Andrew Moorer, and a bourbon tasting bar. 2018 was a… Read More

  • BSTI promotes Tony Finding to Vice President

    BSTI has promoted Tony Finding to the position of Vice President from his previous position of Director of Remediation Strategies. Debbie Kollmeier, BSTI President and CEO: “Tony’s promotion to the position of Vice President is an acknowledgement and recognition of his growth as a company representative in new business development alongside his continued involvement with… Read More

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  • Planning for and Response to Catastrophic Events at Contaminated Sites

    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection: Site Remediation and Waste Management Program – June 2016 Proper planning for catastrophic events can result in less significant impacts, including personal injuries/deaths, property damage, economic-production time losses, and resources dedicated to recovery efforts. Proper planning can also eliminate and/or reduce the unintended release of contaminants and impacts to… Read More

  • Growing Vulnerability: Facing Natural Hazard-Related Environmental Liability

      NJ Municipalities: Official Publication of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities – November 2015 Worsening natural hazards are resulting in increased environmental liability. This article discusses how local governments can take common sense steps to limit their risk. Link: http://njmmagazine.org/issues/2015/2015-11/ PDF: Click here to open Share This:

  • Vulnerability Assessment of Hazardous Materials Installations in Coastal Delaware

    2014 This report presents an assessment of the vulnerability of hazardous materials installations in Delaware to sea level rise. Not publicly available. Please contact nsanatella@bstiweb.com for more information. This publication is the combined effort of our BSTI people along with various other groups. Through collaboration, we are able to enrich the world with knowledge that… Read More

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  • The Impact of Extreme Weather on Hazardous Material Releases

    Extreme weather has an out-sized impact on petrochemical industries, in part because many are located along coastal and inland waterways. One aspect of this impact is an increased frequency of spills due to natural hazards in recent decades.  In the analysis of federally reported releases presented, natural hazards are the underlying cause of between 1… Read More

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