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What you should know about CalGEM’s Public Health Proposed Draft Regulations

By: Kristy Monji-Chung Oil and gas production is regulated in California by many agencies, and in 2019 Governor Newsom ordered one of these agencies, the State Department of Conservation’s Geologic Energy Management Division better known as CalGEM, to draft regulations to strengthen public health protection for communities near oil and gas production operations. On October … Continue reading What you should know about CalGEM’s Public Health Proposed Draft Regulations

RADIATION SAFETY AUDITS DURING A WORLDWIDE PANDEMIC

Each of the approximately 25,000 holders of licenses to possess radioactive materials must comply with the regulatory requirement to review the content and implementation of their radiation safety program on an annual basis, what we typically refer to as the annual audit.  A good audit not only ensures compliance with a regulation but most importantly … Continue reading RADIATION SAFETY AUDITS DURING A WORLDWIDE PANDEMIC

Long-Term Environmental Work on the Emeryville Public Market in Bay Area

By Will Mast, PG PES Environmental (PES), an NV5 company, is the prime consultant for developer and real estate investment clients at and near the Public Market in Emeryville, California. PES has provided site investigations and assessments, air quality, water quality, hazardous materials, environmental management systems, and environmental engineering services. PES was first retained for … Continue reading Long-Term Environmental Work on the Emeryville Public Market in Bay Area

Project Spotlight: Plumestop and Remediation for a Commercial Development Client

PES Environmental, an NV5 company, has a commercial development client that needed solutions for their site in California. The site was home to a former industrial facility where chlorinated solvents were spilled during industrial manufacturing processes occurring from 1941 to 1970. The redevelopment plan included an apartment complex and commercial buildings and only a complete … Continue reading Project Spotlight: Plumestop and Remediation for a Commercial Development Client

EHS Management Best Practices

By Kristy Monji-Chung If you manage Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Programs for your organization, you are likely aware that achieving compliance is a 24/7, on-going process. Staying on track with regulatory deadlines is only one piece of compliance. Successful EHS programs require on-going data collection, constant assessment of goals and metrics, and training and … Continue reading EHS Management Best Practices

LA COUNTY’S CHIEF SUSTAINABILTIY OFFICE IS SEEKING COMMENTS ON THEIR 2021 ANNUAL REPORT DISCUSSION DRAFT

The Chief Sustainability Office (CSO) of Los Angeles County has published their OurCounty 2021 Annual Report Discussion Draft and is seeking public comment from now through August 31, 2021. The OurCounty Sustainability Plan was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on August 6, 2019 as the first ever regional sustainability plan for the County of … Continue reading LA COUNTY’S CHIEF SUSTAINABILTIY OFFICE IS SEEKING COMMENTS ON THEIR 2021 ANNUAL REPORT DISCUSSION DRAFT