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Working together with you, we will determine which tasks apply (federal, state, fire and safety codes, Best Management Practices, etc.), customize those tasks to your needs, define the frequency and due dates, assign responsible parties within the organization and put it all together in an easy to navigate online calendar, document management, and reporting system.
Backed by St.Germain Collins scientists, engineers and regulatory specialists, Sentry EHS helps you stay on top of the ever-changing world of regulations, keeping your attention on what really matters — your bottom line.
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About Sentry EHS
25 years of environmental, health and safety expertise
St.Germain Collins has been using our regulatory knowledge to help clients since we started in 1992.
Our scientists, engineers and regulatory experts developed Sentry EHS to help companies maintain compliance with EHS regulations and manage related data.
In addition to Sentry EHS, St.Germain Collins offers a full range of compliance management and land development services includes site remediation, hydrogeological investigation, solid & hazardous waste management, environmental compliance, energy & petroleum management, site planning & development, and training.
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The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently sent out a five-year certification reminder to those who have a DEP Stormwater or Site Law permit issued on or after 2006. This may affect more than just those who currently have these permits. If you are planning to purchase a property with existing development, you should
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is implementing its new nation-wide e-Manifest system beginning June 30, 2018. With the promise of adding significant streamlining to the tracking of hazardous waste shipments, EPA has been working with states for several years to make this a reality. The use of the e-Manifest system is voluntary for now.
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Shipping Hazardous Materials -Training St.Germain Collins is offering a one-day training session for anyone whose job responsibilities include offering and/or receiving shipments of hazardous materials, to satisfy the U.S. DOT requirements set forth in 49 CFR 172.704(a). This training is required at least once every three years. The next one is March 15, 2018 in
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Maine Hazardous & Universal Waste Training for Large & Small Quantity Generators This 8-hour course is like no other. Register today. At St.Germain Collins you’ll learn practical ways to apply Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s regulations to your facility operations. The focus will be on: requirements for labeling, inspecting, packaging and storage of hazardous waste;
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Annual Hazmat Registration – Due July 1 Per Title 49 CFR Part 107, Subpart G (107.601 – 107.620), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) requires hazardous material (HAZMAT) transporters to register and pay a fee for annual registration certificates. HAZMAT transporters include businesses that ship hazardous materials requiring
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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public input. This is a result of the Executive Order 13777—issued earlier this year—which requires each federal agency to create a Regulatory Reform Task Force to evaluate and identify existing regulations to consider repealing, replacing or modifying to make them less burdensome. Public comments will be accepted
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Knowing the type of enforcement actions can help you better understand the compliance areas receiving a lot of attention by regulatory agencies. As a service to St.Germain Collins’ clients and friends, we provide this summary of some EPA, MEDEP and NHDES enforcement activities during 2016 and the resulting penalties. If you would like us to help
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Sentry EHS® was one of only three businesses in Maine to be presented the 2016 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The award—announced by Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) in December, 2016—was presented at St.Germain Collins’ office in Westbrook, Maine on January 13 by Bill Longfellow, Director of Innovation and
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The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MEDEP) issued the final Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity on December 7, 2016 after the agency’s consideration of public comments received on the draft. A summary of key changes that were made by the MEDEP in the final permit are here: The requirement that
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The 1976 Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) was passed to protect the public from “unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment” by regulating the manufacture and sale of chemical substances. Prior to this latest TSCA Reform Law, signed into law on June 22, 2016, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had limited
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