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Spill Prevention Planning

By |2018-10-29T23:31:46+06:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: |

Who is covered by the SPCC Oil Spill Regulations? Any facility meeting the three criteria (a non-transportation related facility with sufficient storage capacity which could discharge oil to navigable waters) must comply with the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure regulations. Any facility with an aboveground aggregate storage capacity greater than 1,320 gallons of oil without [...]

Industrial Storm Water Permitting

By |2018-10-29T21:51:10+06:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: |

Through the Water Quality Act of 1987, Congress established a schedule under which EPA instituted regulations and issued permits for storm water discharges associated with industrial activity. Under EPA's program, all discharges associated with industrial activity require a permit. To remain in compliance with the terms of the permit, permittees are required to have a [...]

Real Estate Transactions

By |2018-10-29T23:56:24+06:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: |

Environmental Factors in Real Estate Transactions Whenever environmental contamination is found, all of the owners, both current and former, can be held liable for cleanup costs. In some instances, the cost of environmental cleanup, exclusive of litigation, may exceed the market value of the property. Site Use History A property ownership chronology is developed for [...]

Concrete Industrial Storm Water Permitting in Texas

By |2018-10-10T02:05:02+06:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: |

Concrete & Industrial Storm Water Permitting The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 6, has issued a final general permit (TXG110000) that regulates the discharge of facility wastewater and contact storm water from ready-mixed concrete plants, concrete products plants, and their associated facilities in Texas. Facilities with a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code 3271, 3272, [...]

Routine Airport Maintenance Program (RAMP) Grants

By |2018-10-30T00:00:46+06:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: |

TxDOT Grant Program You may be aware that the Department of Transportation is making available thousands of dollars in assistance to public airports across the state of Texas. As a way of helping you to get involved in this beneficial program, AARC would like you to have the following information on the opportunities afforded by the TxDOT [...]