The Ever Changing World of Environmental Services

Like most industries, environmental services are constantly changing.  New regulations, emerging technologies, and evolving client demands mean that environmental contractors should always be adapting.   Additional methods for removing and remediating surface and soil contamination sometimes enter the market, but they aren’t universally applicable.  Each spill situation is different, so there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to handling […]

Protect Environmental: An Integral Part of Any Contingency Plan

Accidents happen all over the world every day of the year.  Workplace accidents can have consequences ranging from sprained ankles to multi-million dollar property losses.  If your company hauls cargo, operates heavy machinery, or stores large quantities of chemical products, the risk of HazMat spills should be taken seriously.  Major spills can cripple a company […]

Low Hazard Spills

There are millions of products that are manufactured, transported and utilized all over the world.  Transporting and storing materials in bulk reduces costs and increases a business’s ability to meet customer demands and make profits.  Handling materials in bulk has many benefits, but it also comes with an inherit risk of having a large spill. […]

The Cost of Cleanups

Any business that stores or transports chemical products is at risk of having a spill.  When an accident happens and a hazardous chemical spill occurs, several different outcomes are possible.  Businesses that want to successfully cope and recover after an accident must take a comprehensive approach to spill prevention and management. One aspect of spill […]

Hazards Below the Surface

Bulk storage tanks for liquid chemical products can take up a lot of space.  Many chemical distributors and industrial manufacturers have large facilities and tank farms to house the chemicals they handle.  For smaller distributors, especially in urban settings, space limitations might prevent above ground tanks from being an option.  When the space isn’t available, […]

Spill Response; a Complicated Business

As anyone who’s handled a chemical spill response from beginning to end can attest, it’s complicated.  Depending on where a spill occurs, there can be many players involved in the response.  A small spill in a warehouse will be completely different from a spill in a public or natural area.  Local police, fire and environmental officials […]

The Secret to HazMat Response

Protect has been in the business of responding to hazardous material spills for over twenty years.  During that time, new technologies and techniques have been introduced and marketed as a ‘cure all’ for environmental remediation needs.   These new technologies may show promise in certain circumstances, but each one comes with limitations.  Experienced safety and […]

Don’t Let Waste Wait

Businesses that generate hazardous chemical wastes as part of their day to day operations are typically up to date on the requirements put forth by the EPA and the TCEQ.  Large and small quantity generators track waste shipments and report their waste activities to the state, but generators who don’t produce hazardous waste on a […]