Confined Space Rescue

A confined space is generally considered to be a fully or partially enclosed space that is not designed or intended for continuous human occupancy and has limited or restricted entrance or exit, or a configuration that can complicate first aid, …

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Hazardous Materials Spills: Who Does What, When?

Hazardous materials spills and releases require a swift response that follows definitive guidelines. While anyone can report a spill to 911, it is the responsibility of the Owners, Operators, Licensee, Persons in Charge, and Employers to contact the California Emergency …

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California Wildfire Season

Since the beginning of 2020, wildfires have burned more than 3.2 million acres in California, an area roughly the size of Connecticut. Unfortunately, the 2021 California fire season is off to a devastating start. Currently, CAL FIRE reports over a …

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Hazardous Waste – Know The Facts!

Hazardous waste that is improperly managed poses a serious health threat to humans and the environment. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), passed in 1976, was established to set up a framework for the proper management of hazardous waste. …

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EPA Eliminating Mailed Paper Manifests

Beginning June 30, 2021, the EPA will no longer accept paper manifests submitted through the mail for processing in e-Manifest. Paper manifests and continuation sheets will only be accepted in Data + Image, or Image Only format. To learn how …

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Ponder Marks 20-Year Anniversary

On September 1, 2001, Jim Ponder started Ponder Environmental Services in Benicia, unsuspecting that America would be under attack ten days later. Following the tragic events on 9/11, Jim relied on his vision and determination to build a customer-focused environmental …

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