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Deadline Approaching to Comply with EPA's 2021 MSGP Storm Water Discharge Permit

Permitting & Compliance

Apr 01, 2021

Deadline Approaching to Comply with EPA's 2021 MSGP Storm Water Discharge Permit
The USEPA issued the new “2021 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP)” for industrial storm water discharges on January 15, 2021. This permit replaces the 2015 MSGP Permit.  All new and existing industrial storm water discharges, as determined by your facility’s NAIC/SIC code, must apply for coverage under the new Permit by submitting a Notice of Intent (NOI) to...

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SAK Makes Major Donation This Holiday

Dec 15, 2020

SAK Makes Major Donation This Holiday
Typically, we thank our clients with holiday goodies and have a holiday party for our employees, but not this year for obvious reasons. This year, SAK chose to make a major donation to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank. Why? Because the COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that financial and food insecurity is widespread among our neighbors. Many people...

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Hanscom Air Force Base Selects SAK

Government and Permitting & Compliance

Dec 09, 2020

Hanscom Air Force Base Selects SAK
Hanscom Air Force Base Selects SAK for Drinking Water Surveillance Program The United States Air Force recently awarded SAK Environmental a contract at Hanscom AFB in Bedford, MA to perform drinking water quality compliance monitoring, base-wide. The Hanscom AFB public water system serves a population of approximately 12,000 and is classified by the State of Massachusetts as a...

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EPA’s New 2020 MSGP for Storm Water Discharges from Industrial Sites Is Coming This Fall – Here’s What You Need to Know

Pollution Assessment & Remediation and Sustainable Development

Aug 06, 2020

EPA’s New 2020 MSGP for Storm Water Discharges from Industrial Sites Is Coming This Fall – Here’s What You Need to Know
The 2015 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for industrial stormwater discharges expired on June 4, 2020, but has been “administratively continued” by EPA for existing covered facilities in the interim period until a new permit is issued. The latest deadlines for EPA’s proposed 2020 MSGP are as follows: June 1, 2020 – Public comment period ended for draft 2020...

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Pollution Cleanup is Costly. Are you on the Right Track?

Pollution Assessment & Remediation

Jun 16, 2020

Pollution Cleanup is Costly. Are you on the Right Track?
If you are currently cleaning up a release of oil or hazardous material under MassDEP’s waste site cleanup program, ask yourself these questions: Is the project making substantial progress toward closure? Am I getting the best value from my current contractor? We review existing conditions, conduct a technical and regulatory compliance evaluation, and map out a strategy to closure...

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PFAS Chemicals Now Require Annual Toxic Use Reporting Beginning 2020 – Due July 1, 2021

Government and Permitting & Compliance

Jun 11, 2020

PFAS Chemicals Now Require Annual Toxic Use Reporting Beginning 2020 – Due July 1, 2021
Effective January 1, 2020, the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) added Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a group of 172 synthetic chemicals, to the list of reportable chemicals covered by the Toxic Release PSA Inventory (TRI) program under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). TRI reporting forms (Form R or A) for these chemicals...

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You Can Count on SAK’s Continued Help during COVID-19!

Other Category

Apr 08, 2020

SAK continues to operate, uninterrupted, to support those that provide “essential” services to the community – energy, solid waste, critical manufacturing supply chains, public safety, and infrastructure construction. Our field operations, regulatory filings, environmental monitoring, and OHM spill response continue to operate smoothly in accordance with state and CDC COVID-19 risk reduction protocols, and SAK’s internal policies. Our...

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SAK Welcomes Three!

Other Category

Apr 07, 2020

Derek DeCastro joins SAK as an Environmental Scientist to support building sciences and field operations. Formerly an environmental coordinator at American Tower Corp, Derek brings SAK a unique blend of experience in environmental risk management and telecommunications development.  When not working, he is an avid hiker, golfer and Boston Bruins fan who loves to travel. His favorite traveling and...

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Environmental Reporting Deadlines Fast Approaching

Pollution Assessment & Remediation

Jan 13, 2020

If your facility emits pollutants (including greenhouse gases) to the air, manages hazardous waste or Listed toxic substances, then the upcoming regulatory reporting deadlines may apply to you. February 2020: Massachusetts Air Source Registration for selected triennial filers are required to report their air emissions for 2018 to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP) by February 7, 2020. MADEP...

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PFAS and Environmental Site Assessments – What You Should Know

Pollution Assessment & Remediation

Oct 07, 2019

What Are They? Why Should You Care? PFAS are emerging contaminants that have caught the eye of regulators because of their adverse health effects, and now having drinking water quality and waste site cleanup standards, they are something else to look for when conducting environmental due diligence on property. PFAS are a group of compounds called Per-and PolyFluoroAlky Substances &ndash...

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