Tag: pollution prevention

Pretreatment Program – P2

As the name suggests, Pollution Prevention (P2) is the program/practice of reducing or eliminating the use of toxic substances at the source by modifying the production process which helps to reduce the amount of pollutants released into the environment. One objective of the Pretreatment Program is to promote recycling and reclamation of municipal, industrial wastewater […]

Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Pollution Prevention Search Tool

As we wrote in an earlier post, TRI collects information to track industry progress in reducing waste generation and moving towards safer waste management alternatives. This search tool shows how facilities in your neighborhood compare to similar facilities across the country when it comes to pollution prevention progress. This tool also helps in: 1)      Tracking […]

Farm SPCC Compliance Date is This Week

SMG prepares and reviews SPCC plans for many types of facilities.  May 10, 2013 is the deadline for compliance for owners and operators of farms subject to Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan regulations. SPCC regulations apply to farms that: Store, transfer, use or consume oil or oil products, such as diesel fuel, gasoline, lube oil, […]