Scott Pruitt Addressed EPA Employees On February 21st, 2017
Scott Pruitt's speech outline his thoughts and goals for the EPA. He outlined his thoughts on the roles between the federal government and the states with "cooperative federalism". He wants the EPA Agency to support the states in enforcing the EPA's Regulations. Through thoughful engagement and debate Mr Pruitt believes the agency will have a better chance at protecting the environment while making it easier for industry to function and be pro-energy.

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Study Identifies Spill Rick of Hydraulically Fractured Wells
Each year, 2 to 16 percent of hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells spill hydrocarbons, chemical-laden water, hydraulic fracturing fluids and other substances, according to a new study.

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Scott Pruit has been Confirmed as EPA's Administrator
On February 17, 2017, the United States Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt as the 14th Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Administrator Pruitt believes that promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is among the lifeblood priorities of the government, and that EPA is vital to that mission.

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NewAge® Industries Begins Plant Expansion for More Manufacturing and Warehouse Space
Southampton, Pa. — Preparations at NewAge Industries are underway to expand and renovate 40,000 square feet of space for more clean room suites, inspection areas and warehousing. The company is using an existing area at its headquarters and manufacturing facility located just north of Philadelphia

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$1 trillion Infrastructure Proposal Plans To Revamp The Nation’s Airports, Bridges, Roads and Seaports
According to the Washington Post on January 24th a group of senior Senate Democrats including Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) unveiled the plan along with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and six other senior Senate Democrats: Bill Nelson (Fla.), Patrick J. Leahy (Vt.), Ron Wyden (Ore.), Sherrod Brown (Ohio), Maria Cantwell (Wash.) and Thomas R. Carper (Del.). submitted a $1 trillion infrastructure plan to revamp the nation’s airports, bridges, roads and seaports.

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Trump is Slashing the Federal Government Budget and The EPA is on the top of that list.
Trumps administration as with many Republican administrations before him, ran on the promise of slashing the federal government expenditures. Trump has made it very clear that one of the main agencies that he will be looking is the Environmental Protection Agency

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Wilmington Company Is Sentenced For Environmental Crimes
Charles M. Oberly, III, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced that International Petroleum Corporation of Delaware (“IPC’) was sentenced today by United States District Court Judge Gregory M. Sleet to a $1,300,000 fine and $2,200,000 restitution to the City of Wilmington for environmental crimes, including a conspiracy to violate the Clean Water Act.

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AWWA releases newest edition of Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater
The American Water Works Association has released the newest edition of Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater. The report assists utility managers in comparing how their utilities are performing against others in the water and wastewater sector.

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EPA cites Wilson Oil Inc of Longview, WA, an Oil company for spill prevention and control violations
Settlement agreement includes installation of upgraded spill detection system

EPA has settled with Wilson Oil Inc., (doing business as Wilcox & Flegel Oil Co.) for alleged Clean Water Act spill prevention violations at its Longview Terminal facility in Longview, Washington.

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SWANA - the Solid Waste Association of North America is now offering FREE membership to full-time college and university students.
If you are a full-time student with an interest in environmental sciences, solid waste management, or recycling-related professions, you are encouraged to join SWANA at Please note that if your institution (university or college) is not in our database, you will need to add it during the registration process.

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Effective Dates for 30 regulations are being delayed by the EPA per Presidential Directive
EPA has based this action on the Presidential directive as expressed in the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled "Regulatory Freeze Pending Review."

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EPA will hold a public meeting to receive public input and information on uses and conditions of use for the initial ten chemicals to be evaluated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
On February 14th, EPA will hold a public meeting to receive public input and information on uses and conditions of use for the initial ten chemicals to be evaluated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. Information on uses and the conditions of use will assist EPA in identifying potential exposure scenarios for the ten chemicals.

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DOE Release Draft Request for Proposal for Moab UMTRA Technical Assistance (TAC) Procurement
Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Technical Assistance Contract (TAC), in Moab, Utah. An Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, utilizing Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) and Time-and-Material task orders, is anticipated. The Final RFP is established as a total U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program set-aside with a five year ordering period.

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Energy and Infrastructure Projects are a Priority for President Trump
WASHINGTON, DC – On January 24th, 2017 President Donald J. Trump signed a series of Executive Orders and Presidential Memoranda in keeping with his promise to reduce the burden of regulations and expedite high priority energy and infrastructure projects that will create jobs and increase national security.

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Product Showcase

High Purity Valves & Plastic Devices

International Polymer Solutions Inc. ("IPS") manufactures high-purity valves and plastic devices for applications requiring engineered performance using PTFE, PFA, PVDF, PEEK, Polypropylene, PVC and other specialized polymers.

Our polymer valves, air cylinders, spray guns, fittings and connectors are ideal for use in the Pollution Equipment Industry.

Our products can also be found in the Semiconductor, Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, Industrial Sanitation, and General Chemical Industries where we supply custom fabricated tanks, manifolds, and cabinets to fit our client's application.
International Polymer Solutions Inc.

Submerged Ultrafiltration Membrance

EnviQ® flat sheet submerged ultrafiltration membranes from QUA® improve the ease of operation and maintenance of membrane bioreactor (MBR) facilities. EnviQ’s innovative design offers ultrafiltration quality product water with a stronger and more rugged PVDF flat sheet membrane. EnviQ membrane cartridges have a "membrane only" surface with no external frame, minimizing biofouling. Additionally, EnviQ’s unique features such as reverse diffusion and proprietary designed air diffusers maximize scrubbing efficiency, lower pressure, and reduce cleaning. EnviQ’s innovative features, combined with its modular design, make it the MBR technology of choice.

Qua Group LLC

ChemScan Process Analyzers

ChemScan Process Analyzers are the longest continuously available product for phosphorous and nitrogen monitoring in the wastewater industry.  While others have come and gone, ChemScan's line of nutrient analyzers have been providing reliable service at many treatment plants, some for 15 years or more.  These multi parameter cabinet analyzers have a variety of sample extraction and sample handling accessories, allowing accurate analysis of dissolved phosphorus, nitrate, nitrite and ammonia throughout the plant.  ChemScan's newer line of mini analyzers provides accurate and reliable analysis of a single nutrient at one location for a very affordable price.

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New Website


Assmann has launched a new user friendly website, offering white papers on its storage tanks, basins and accessories and an e-newsletter sign-up.
Assmann Corporation of America

Renting Equipment Made Easy – Book Online

Get everything you need for your next project in just a few clicks. In-Situ Rentals is your one-stop-shop for all your sampling and monitoring needs...cables, handheld devices, sampling pumps, water level meters, well accessories, flow velocity meters, PPE, air quality monitors, calibration solutions, and many other consumables and accessories. Order online and enjoy easy repeat ordering, shipment status and invoicing. Plus, consumables and rental equipment are on one order. Experience the many benefits of renting directly from the manufacturer — all equipment is professionally maintained, cleaned, decontaminated, calibrated, and factory-certified to ensure reliable operation on the job site, every time.