Baron Environmental Associates, L.L.C.
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776 Mountain Blvd, Watchung, NJ 07069

(908) 508-9000

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September 24, 2019

Baron has recently held discussions with NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Division of Water Supply and Geoscience Bureau of Water System Engineering to determine precisely which manufacturing facilities require a physical connection permit for their backflow preventers.  

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August 27, 2019

Many personnel in the EHS field are frequently asked if aerosol cans can be punctured and emptied prior to disposal, and the answer to this question has changed several times over the past three decades.  The answer is not always clear, plus requirements vary state-by-state.

In 2018, the Uni...

August 12, 2019

Do you have a hazardous waste tank at your facility?  Do you comply with the applicable RCRA requirements?  Hazardous waste tanks must meet four subparts of the RCRA rule: J, AA, BB, and CC.  It is important to understand that the requirements of these subparts are separate from the leak detecti...

July 22, 2019

Baron Environmental Associates has recently completed an assessment of large OSHA penalties ($40,000 +) in New Jersey and the surrounding states (NJ, NY, CT, PA, and DE) for the first six months of 2019.  Many trends from 2018 are continuing with inspections resulting from fatality/catastrophe e...

July 10, 2019

Baron has recently completed an analysis of NJ DEP’s penalty activities for inspections that occurred during the 2018 calendar year.  A total 974 penalties were issued with a total cost to the regulated community of over $8.7 million dollars.

As is typical, the Northern Region (consisting of...

June 20, 2019

EPA has proposed a modernization of the ignitable hazardous waste characterization under the definition of D001 ignitable hazardous waste.  The update published on April 2, 2019 (Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 63) will address four major areas by:

  • Incorporating modern consensus standards...

December 13, 2018

The 2019 reporting deadlines for numerous Environmental programs can be found here.

1/30/19 - Quarterly EEMPR – NJDEP

Excess Emissions Monitoring Report for facilities with CEMS/COMS for 4th quarter of 2018

1/30/19 - Semi-Annual NESHAP Reports – NJDEP & USEPA

Facilities with certain MACT requirement...

September 18, 2018

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP) Air Permitting group held its quarterly Industrial Stakeholders Group (ISG) meeting on September 7, 2018 to provide an update to the regulated community on actions in progress.

General Permits (GP)/General Operating Permits (GOP)

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