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August 3, 2020 10:13 am

Author: Pamela Hoover, P.E The Environmental Protection Agency has been evaluating Methylene Chloride (MC) and has completed the evaluation. The evaluation determines some uses of MC to be harmful to humans under The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). MC is used in a wide range of industrial applications, including many adhesives, solvents and paint removal products.  […]

June 18, 2020 11:38 am

Author: Dr. Andy Nunnery, Director of Operations for AquAeTer, Inc. The EPA Enforcement Discretion Policy, Three Months Later On March 26, 2020, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) issued a memorandum announcing a temporary enforcement discretion policy for regulated entities. The intent of the policy was to […]

June 8, 2020 5:16 pm

The City of Forest Hills contracted with AquAeTer to conduct a visual stream assessment of Otter Creek in April. A two-person field team started the Old Hickory Boulevard bridge crossing and conducted a visual stream survey for the entire length of Otter Creek within Forest Hills, approximately 3.5 miles. Read more about the findings and […]

May 4, 2020 1:41 pm

      Pam Hoover, P.E. and Janey Camp , Ph.D., P.E., GISP, CFM (presenter) gave a presentation at the Society of Risk Analysis 2019 Annual Conference in Arlington, VA in December 2019. The presentation was titled “Improving Operational Resilience of Municipal Water Treatment Under A Changing Climate”. They presented findings from their research on the […]

March 18, 2020 6:19 pm

Amid the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak we want to emphasize that AquAeTer remains open for business and is committed to carrying out our work for our clients under these challenging circumstances. AquAeter is taking precautionary measures, in accordance with guidance from government and public health authorities, to ensure the health and well-being of our clients, […]

February 28, 2020 2:25 pm

NPDES Compliance Changes On February 28, 2020 the US EPA published a proposed rule to extend the deadline for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) electronic reporting rule, along with additional language clarifying existing requirements. The change seeks to provide more flexibility to comply and a streamlined process for renewals. This Rule would impact […]

February 17, 2020 3:51 pm

Our Colorado based Technical Director, Chris Bolin, P.E. will be attending the WWPI 2020 Winter Meeting February 19-20th in Downtown Portland, OR.  Since 1947, WWPI has represented the interests of the preserved wood products industry throughout western North America.  Chris Bolin, P.E. has been with AquAeTer since 1998 and serves as technical director over AquAeTer’s […]

November 12, 2019 7:34 pm

Georgia Caplen is the newest to the team of AquAeTer, also the youngest in our office. Her first holiday with the team was Halloween, where she swept the food competition with her amazing brie pastry dish, she also dressed up as an Italian chef. She promises to step up her game for Thanksgiving. We are […]

November 5, 2019 2:35 pm

Find our expert Andy Nunnery (who dressed up conveniently as Waldo for Halloween, we promise not to send him in stripes) at the Oil and Gas Environmental Convention in the beautiful city of Dallas, Texas. The convention takes place on the 3rd and 4th of December, 2019 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Dr. Nunnery is […]

July 26, 2019 2:42 pm

The Harmful Algal Bloom Work Group (HABWG) was formed in 2018 by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC’s) Nutrient Strategy Task Force. The HABWG has been given the task of developing recommendations for TDEC’s response to HABs in Tennessee. HABs are caused by naturally occurring algae when their growth is excessive. The threat […]