Tag Archives: environmental regulations

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 DTSC Hazardous Waste Generators Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. The DTSC Hazardous Waste Generators program, as enforced by local CUPAs, regulates the hazardous waste generated by California businesses.   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 […]

Photovoltaic Solar Panel Disposal in California

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc.   As photovoltaic solar panels become more prevalent, disposal may pose a unique challenge.   DTSC Considers Universal Waste Management for Photovoltaic Solar Panels On March 25, 2019, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) held a public seminar on proposed regulations regarding the disposal of photovoltaic modules – […]

Judicial Council of California Selects NES for Environmental Services

Written by: NES, Inc. Staff The Judicial Council of California, the policymaking body of the California courts, is the largest court system in the nation. On January 4, 2017, the Judicial Council announced their intent to award NES a contract to provide the council environmental consulting services. In February, 2017 this contract was officially executed. Under the […]