Tag: Inspections


Stormwater Update in Kentucky

Here’s a quick stormwater update: Rains on Friday and over the weekend may trigger a required precipitation-based inspection. Check your rain gage and permit. The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) has recently reissued the General Stormwater Permit KYR00 under the KPDES (Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) program. The effective date is August 1, 2018. The […]


Are You Ready for a Waste Management Inspection? Is Your Documentation in Order?

While there is no one national list of the most common violations, several sources keep track of various state violations issued. These violations can be broken out into waste handling, tracking (documentation) and training, and labeling. Lack of documentation is one of the easiest violations to correct. Simply, have all of your documents in order and […]


Knock, Knock! Who's There? Your Local, State or Federal Regulator!!

If there was ever a time to be in the anticipatory mode, it’s now.  Being prepared for a regulatory agency inspection of your facility and knowing how to respond to the inspector is imperative. Here are my tips on what to do or say.  Use these as a general guide and modify them to your […]


Beware - EPA Inspectors are Looking for 112(r) Violations in Kentucky

EPA is back in Kentucky conducting Risk Management Program Inspections under Clean Air Act Section 112(r).  If you recall, Kentucky gave this program  back to EPA about 4 or 5 years ago.  I was notified by a client that EPA had contacted them and a facility inspection was conducted by the agency on Wednesday, March […]