Environmental Compliance

Environmental laws and regulations (hazardous waste, air quality, SARA/Community Right to Know…), emergency planning, and conservation affect all employers. Large companies have full-time staff to help with environmental compliance. Small companies don’t. But with the help of CHESS, employers of all sizes can protect their businesses against increased regulatory exposure and citations. And they can defend their reputations as good corporate citizens.

Paint-related hazardous waste drumProactive management of environmental resources can create positive public relations. In contrast, if employers are caught exposing the environment to undue risks, the costs to a company, from damaged reputation and remediation expenses, are often greater than any fines.

CHESS’s environmental compliance professionals help businesses address their environmental concerns with tailored, cost-effective assessment and compliance solutions. We work in partnership with you to deliver the services you need including:

  • Air Emissions Permits – Minnesota Type B, C, or D permits
  • Annual reporting assistance for stormwater, hazardous waste, air emissions, and other environmental permits
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act reporting
  • Energy savings
  • Green Star Award: complete audits and application for Green Star Facility
  • Hazardous waste
    ○  Annual reporting
    ○  Hazardous waste training
    ○  Spill clean up procedures
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits
  • SARA Title III Tier II reporting
  • Spill and pollution prevention plans
  • Stormwater permits for industrial activity
  • Waste reduction and safer product substitution award
The CHESS team of environmental compliance professionals serves clients in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, Milwaukee and Wisconsin.

Read about our safety services case studies to learn how we have helped our clients.

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