Training

New PFAS Analytical Tools Released by EPA

Pubic Webinar January 10th, 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new interactive application called the PFAS Analytic Tools. The PFAS Analytic Tools bring together available national datasets into a searchable, map-themed webpage that allows uses to filter, zoom in and download information related perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  EPA issued a Press Release about the application, which provides context about how this effort fits with other EPA initiatives relating to PFAS chemicals.  U.S. EPA will be holding …

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Coming Soon! Nevada Clean Energy & Transportation Conference

SAVE THE DATE – FEBRUARY 2-3, 2022 Mark your calendars and plan to both days: February 2, 2023: Regional Clean Transportation Forum at the Peppermill Resort Hotel  February 3, 2023: Nevada Clean Energy Forum at the UNR Innevation Center This exciting two day event will include: a review and forecast for clean energy transportation issues in the upcoming Nevada legislative session; updates on innovative projects around the state; information on grants, financing and incentives; and investment opportunities.  Chris Lynch, BEP’s …

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Registration OPEN for BEP Hazardous Waste 101 Training

BEP will be hosting two Hazardous Waste 101 courses this January in Reno and Las Vegas.  In this free training you and your team will learn proper management of hazardous waste, RCRA manifest requirements, waste identification and labeling requirements, record-keeping and reporting requirements, and training requirements. Throughout the training, BEP will provide tips for cost-saving approaches and resources to help you manage and minimize hazardous waste streams.  Download the flyer or visit our training webpage for more information. Register Now to Reserve Your Seat at the …

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US EPA TSCA Fees Rule Revisions Webinar & Public Comment

December 6th, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST On December 6, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will provide updates on proposed revisions to the 2018 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Fees Rule. The webinar will also give the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed changes. Read a summary of the proposed revisions. CLICK HERE to register for the free webinar. If you would like to provide oral comments during …

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EPA Tools & Resources Webinar

R2R2R as an Approach to Connect Programs, Research, and Societal Needs – Wednesday, December 14, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET Tune in to this free webinar if you are interested in learning about Remediation to Restoration to Revitalization (R2R2R), a conceptual model that acts as an integrative framework to harmonize the social and biophysical dimensions of environmental actions and demonstrate how to better connect environmental outcomes with societal values. The webinar will present several frameworks and examples to demonstrate how …

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Nevada DEP BAPC to Hold Virtual Workshop to Discuss New Field Notice of Alleged Violations Process – November 30, 10am

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection – Bureau of Air Pollution Control (BAPC) has received comments and questions concerning the new proposed process and form for the issuance of Field Notice of Alleged Violations (NOAV’s). BAPC plans to hold an informal workshop to discuss the process, new form, questions, and comments. Date: November 30, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Login Information Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 235 445 685 709  Passcode: Lc95C2  Or call in (audio only) +1 …

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P2 West: EPA Region 9 & 10 Pollution Prevention Roundtable

October 18 – 20, 2022 Consider attending this annual P2 conference of technical assistance providers, green business programs, sustainability experts, and zero waste and pretreatment professionals working with businesses and industry to reduce pollution. This year’s event will feature keynote speaker Jennie Romer, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Pollution Prevention within the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, US EPA. CLICK HERE to learn more and register.

2022 EPA Toxic Release Inventory Virtual Conference

This is a free event offered by EPA over two days, September 20th and 21st from 1:00 – 5:00 pm EDT each da. REGISTRATION LINK Draft Agenda Topics Include: Assessing and prioritizing opportunities for advancing pollution prevention opportunities TRI in action: innovative data uses by companies, state governments, and students Using the Risk-Screening Environmental Indicators (RSEI) modeling results to explore communities with potential environmental justice concerns The TRI Toxics Tracker and other resources for communities Featuring speakers from: New York State Pollution …

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Changes to Permits for Concrete Batch Plant and Nonmetallic Crushing Screening

Virtual Workshop Wednesday, July 27th at 3:00 – 4:00 pm PST The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) will be renewing and making minor changes to the Class II General Stationary Air Quality Operating Permits for Concrete Batch Plants and Nonmetallic Minerals Crushing and Screening. View the documents: Class II General Permit for Concrete Batch Plants Permit Application for Concrete Batch Plants Class II General Permit for Nonmetallic Metals Crushing and Screening Permit Application for Nonmetallic Minerals Crushing and Screening …

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New Sustainable Nation Podcast

In the latest Sustainable Nation podcast, host Josh Prigge speaks with Emma Stewart, Sustainability Officer at Netflix to discuss: Netflix’s Net Zero + Nature strategy Balancing reduction of emissions with offsets Netflix’s 5 step screening process for carbon credits Netflix’s greatest sources of emissions and strategies to address them Advice and recommendations for sustainability professionals Emma Stewart, Ph.D., is Netflix’s first Sustainability Officer, where together with teams from across the company, she seeks to bring Netflix’s carbon footprint to net zero, raise …

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