Tag Archives: cupa

Title 24 & The California Fire Code

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. While building and fire safety standards were being solidified in the early 1900s, many California business owners initially resisted the changes due to increased costs.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the June […]

Underground Storage Tank Regulations: The UST Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. The UST Program, as part of California’s Unified Program, helps to protect the public and the environment from discharges and releases of hazardous substances from USTs.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the […]

Aboveground Storage Tank Regulations

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. APSA and its federal complements ensure that facility owners and employees are prepared to respond to accidental petroleum releases.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the June 2019 NES article California CUPA Overview: […]

The CalARP Program & Risk Management Plans

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. The CalARP Program may reduce the severity of consequences following accidental hazardous materials releases.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the June 2019 NES article California CUPA Overview: Enforcing the CalEPA Unified Program. […]

The Cal OES HMBP Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. The HMBP program provides vital information in the event of a release or threatened release of a hazardous material.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the June 2019 NES article California CUPA Overview: […]

California CUPA Overview: Enforcing the CalEPA Unified Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. California CUPAs protect the public and the environment by enforcing the six environmental programs that comprise the Unified Program.   History of California CUPAs The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) was established in 1991 to oversee environmental protection programs statewide. The agency’s general mission is, “to restore, protect and enhance […]

NES Presenting at 2019 Cal CUPA Conference

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. This year’s California CUPA Conference will be held at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA. (Photo: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/laxah-anaheim-marriott/)   NES Returns to California CUPA Conference NES is returning as a contributor and sponsor of the 2019 California CUPA Conference. Under the theme of “One Team, One Goal,” this year will mark the […]