New General Operating Permit GOP-007

Title V facilities using or planning to use boilers or heaters that operate between 1-5 MMBTU/hr should know that as of November 21, 2016, there is now a new general operating permit (GOP) for those types of boilers and heaters. The permit is named GOP-007. When installing equipment that will now be encompassed by this permit, facilities will now have the ability to use this permit instead of an entire Title V permit modification. This permit’s requirements are therefore entirely new as well, and a full list of these permit requirements can be seen on the DEP’s website. Respective links for all NJ’s GOP’s and for new GOP-007’s requirements are below: http:

Emergency Discharge Limitation Plan

Within the Federal General Pretreatment Regulations (40 CFR 403) are newly establish methods to control discharges to Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs). The NJDEP has been put in charge of the pretreatment programs from the EPA, and in turn is requiring all POTWs to implement local pretreatment programs and minimize discharges during emergency situations. The POTWs have delegated this task to Significant Industrial Users (SIUs) through their National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) permits or Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP) permits (see N.J.A.C. 7:14A-6.12) to develop and implement emergency plans, called Emergency Discharge Limitation Plans (EDLP). EDLPs are inte

Warm Up With These Winter Recipes

Simply Orange Cranberry Loaf Recipe Ingredients: 2/3 cup Simply Orange 2 eggs 1 tbsp grated orange zest 1/2 cup butter 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup sugar 2/3 cup dried cranberries Icing 2 tbsp Simply Orange 1 cup powdered sugar Instructions: 1. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. 2. In a separate large bowl, beat together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, then mix in Simply Orange and orange zest. 3. Stir in flour mixture, add cranberries, and mix until well combined. 4. Add batter to 9x5x3 in. pan, and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, or until cooked through. 5. Remove loaf from oven and let cool in bread pan for at least 10 minutes before moving to

Environmental, Health & Safety Enforcement October-November 2016

Baron Environmental Associates likes to keep up-to-date on current enforcements that render the highest penalties within the region we serve: Dollar General, PA – Complaint – emergency exits- $215,578 Finger Lakes LPG Storage, NY – CMP - $154,000 Mitsuya Boeki USA, NJ – TSCA CDR - $143,300 Other recent agency action includes: OSHA Penalties Date, Company, State, Penalty, Program 10/17, York Building Products, PA, $135,000, Whistleblower 10/18, Dollar General, PA, $215,578, Complaint – emergency exit route and doors 11/4, Santec, NJ, $83,375, Complaint – Chemical labeling 11/14, Countryside Tree Service, NY, $141,811, Fatality 11/14, Crystal Windows & Doors, PA, $74,826, Serious injury compla

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