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Regulatory Alert- June 2017

Aegis Environmental, Inc. extends this brief update of pertinent news and regulatory compliance requirements:   Air Quality Virginia DEQ Proposes Significant Increases to Air Permit and Emissions Fees Virginia DEQ is proposing significant increases to permit and emissions fees in 2018 and beyond.  As examples, the following are proposed for 2018: Major NSR permit application […]

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DEQ to Develop GHG Cap and Trade

DEQ to Develop GHG Cap and Trade

Governor McAuliffe signed Directive 11 on May 16, 2017, which requires the Virginia DEQ to develop new regulations designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the power sector and to develop a cap and trade program.  DEQ must propose the regulations by December 31, 2017.  While the Directive does not require a specific reduction target, […]

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Regulatory Alert – March 2017

Aegis Environmental, Inc. extends this brief update of pertinent news and regulatory compliance requirements:   Air Quality EPA Updates to Air Quality Modeling In December 2016, EPA published significant updates to the Appendix W Guideline on Air Quality Models.  These include updates to AERMOD, updating NO2 chemistry, replacing CALINE3 with AERMOD for mobile source applications, […]

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Balancing “Green” Energy and Bird Protection: Wind Turbines

Balancing “Green” Energy and Bird Protection: Wind Turbines

Wind turbines have been used to create “green” energy to minimize air pollutants associated with more traditional combustion fuel based energy.  However, the positive effects for air quality have been somewhat tempered by the substantial negative effects on birds: killing an estimated 140,00-328,00 birds each year in North America.  Engineers and scientists are working together […]

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Virginia Nutrients Pollution Trade

Virginia Nutrients Pollution Trade

Virginia is working to allocate nutrient loads to allow for new business while maintaining the improvements in the health of the Chesapeake Bay that have been in progress for so many years. A new paper plant has brought the complexity of the issue to the foreground. Read in the Bay Journal here https://lnkd.in/d3JqQKf about how […]

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Regulatory Alert – November 2016

Aegis Environmental, Inc. extends this brief update of pertinent news and regulatory compliance requirements:   Air Quality Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) On September 7th, the EPA issued the final Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Update.  CSAPR is intended to reduce NOx emissions from power plants in 22states.  NOx emissions are a major component of […]

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Aegis Opens South Carolina Office

Aegis Opens South Carolina Office

Breaking News! – Aegis Environmental, Inc. announces the opening of its South Carolina office and the addition of Ms. Ginger Ellis.  Ginger brings 35 years of environmental experience and will fulfill the role of SC Director managing the Anderson, SC office. Visit the About tab for Ginger’s full professional biography.  

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Welcome, Nicole Schneiter

Aegis is excited to welcome a new member to our team: Nicole Schneiter joins us as a Project Scientist.  See our “About” page on the Aegis website www.aegisenv.com for more information about Nicole and her background.

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EPA Removes Toxic Ammonia

EPA Removes Toxic Ammonia

EPA has removed over 9,000 lbs of anhydrous ammonia from a facility in NJ. The city was concerned that the deterioration of the facility posed a potential to release the toxic chemical. For more details, including photos and milestones from the project, see the EPA news release: https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-completes-500000-work-response-toxic-ammonia-threat-vineland-nj  

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EPA Twitter Chat on Nutrient Pollution, 1pm 8/25/16

EPA Twitter Chat on Nutrient Pollution, 1pm 8/25/16

Join EPA for their Twitter discussion of Nutrient Pollution today at 1pm.  Tag @EPAwater and use #NutrientPollution.

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