Section 311/312 of EPCRA requires facilities that have MSDSs for chemicals held above certain threshold quantities to submit annually a Tier II report form stating the locations and approximate quantities stored during the reporting period. EPCRA 313 requires facilities that manufacture, process or otherwise use toxic chemicals above certain thresholds to report annually how much of each chemical they managed through recycling, energy recovery, treatment and environmental releases. FRM professionals are experienced in assisting clients with the following EPCRA reporting tasks:
The protection of the beneficial uses of water is mandated by the Clean Water Act and is paramount to the sustainability of our natural resources and economy. At FRM, we offer a range of water quality and spill prevention services to industry as follows:
FRM’s staff of scientists and engineers is able to evaluate both the potential effects of water quality contamination, as well as the means to address the challenges required to mitigate a problem. Our primary focus is providing cost-effective solutions for facilities that require water quality and spill prevention permits and plans.
FRM provides a full range of hazardous waste services to our industrial, commercial, retail and institutional clients. We assist clients with hazardous waste generator program development and compliance plans. Our experience and extensive interaction with state and federal agencies enables us to effectively address our clients’ waste management challenges.
Listed below are services provided by FRM’s staff of engineers and scientists:
FRM offers both local and on-site classroom training on selected environmental media designed to meet the unique needs of a particular facility. In most cases, the training programs are developed as a supplement to a particular compliance plan such as an SPCC Plan, a Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan or a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan. Training sessions can be scheduled to accommodate all operating shifts. Each session includes written handouts for the participants.
FRM also administers the Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission Education and Certification courses for construction site erosion and sediment control. This certification is required for all companies/individuals involved in construction land disturbing activities. All initial certification courses last one to two full days and include a test that requires a 70-percent passing rate to be certified. The certification must be renewed every 3 years. The following certifications are offered by FRM under this program:
Environmental compliance audits are an excellent way to determine your success in achieving your environmental goals. Evaluation of the facility’s current status in high-risk areas reduces those risks. In addition, the facility’s internal tracking system must encourage sustaining and improving environmental compliance. Key aspects of a successful environmental management system include: