Tuesday, December 23, 2014

New PADEP Guide Regarding Water Supply Replacement and Mine Subsidence

New PADEP Guide Regarding Water Supply Replacement and Mine Subsidence

Under Act 54, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) recently published a new homeowner’s Guide titled: “Water Supply Replacement and Subsidence Damage Repair”. The Guide reviews the basics of Act 54 and water supply notification within a mining area, potential water supply and subsidence impacts, and PADEP’s role in resolving damages. A copy of the new guide can be downloaded at the following link:

PA Guide to Water Supply Replacement Subsidence Damage Repair (Mining).

The document does not list the specific problems or specific water quality testing, but deals with issues related to water quality change, loss of capacity, and physical subsidence.   Our primary recommendations are as follows:

1. Obtain a copy of the PA Guide to Drinking Water Quality from the Keystone Clean Water Team.

2. Permit the agent or third party contractor to inspect your well and structure.  If you deny access, you may waive the assumed liability. 

3. You may want to have a separate Certified Water Quality Test and a Yield Test for Your Well.

4. At a minimum - For a mining Permit - Rock or Coal - we would recommend the following parameters:  pH, conductivity, total dissolved solids, chloride, sulfate, alkalinity, acidity, iron, manganese, total hardness, total coliform, turbidity, color, surfactants, nitrate+nitrite, and odor.  (Additional testing may be needed based on site specific conditions and land-use- So seek the advice of an expert).

5. Maintain good records related to your well depth, pump setting, and original yield. 

6. Properly report your water usage planned usage.  The damages related to water quantity is a function of actual use and planned use and not an unlimited supply.  For example- If you well yielded 50 gpm and you only have a single family home, a decrease in the yield of the well to 10 gpm may not be considered a specific impact (unless it required expense to modify the system, lower the pump, or add storage.

7. The guidance document may not adequately address impacts to groundsource heating and cooling systems.  If these types of systems are used this information should be reported and documented.

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Oil and Gas Industry and Others - NEW OSHA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS




On January 1, 2015, an updated Occupational Safety and Health Administration recordkeeping rule takes effect, expanding the list of severe injuries that employers must report to the agency. All employers covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act, even those exempt from maintaining injury and illness records, are required to comply with OSHA's new severe injury and illness reporting requirements.

Under the revised rule, beginning January 1 all employers are required to notify OSHA of:
  • All work-related fatalities within eight hours
  • Work-related in-patient hospitalizations of one person within 24 hours
  • Amputations or loss of an eye within 24 hours
Previously, OSHA required an employer to report only work-related fatalities and in-patient hospitalizations of three or more employees. Hospitalization of three or more employees due to a work-related injury was considered a catastrophe under the prior rule. Reporting of single hospitalizations, amputations or loss of an eye also was not required previously.

Such incidents can be reported by:
  1. Calling the confidential number 800-321-6742.
  2. Calling the closest OSHA area office during normal business hours.
  3. Using a new online form that will soon be available at www.osha.gov/report_online.
The recordkeeping rule and a resource material are available at www.osha.gov/recordkeeping2014.  

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GeoCorps America program Putting Geoscientists to Work

EARTH: GeoCorps America - Putting Geoscientists to Work on Federal Lands (Press Release)

"Alexandria, Va. - The GeoCorps America program has been putting geoscientists to work on federal lands since 1997. From its inception as an undergraduate summer internship program through the U.S. National Park Service's Geoscientists-in-the-Parks program with just two positions, GeoCorps has now grown to encompass projects in more than 60 national parks, 15 national forests and 15 BLM lands. Today, with more than 1,500 applicants vying for about 150 positions annually, the program is larger than ever and still growing, and this year, it put its thousandth participant in a park.

"I'd definitely recommend GeoCorps America to people," Erica Clites, a former GeoCorps participant, told EARTH in our January feature "GeoCorps America:
Putting geoscientists to work on federal lands." "The positions are really well thought out. You get real work experience."

And that's exactly the point: The program doesn't just involve trail maintenance or cleaning out public latrines. It's real geoscience experience, everything from creating GIS maps and databases to protecting paleontological resources to researching the effects of climate change on a given region.

Read more about how young geoscientists are changing our parks and getting real-world experience in the January issue of EARTH magazine:

For more stories about the science of our planet, check out EARTH magazine online or subscribe at www.earthmagazine.org. The January issue, now available on the digital newsstand, features stories on the "100-year flood" fallacy, how groundwater chemistry changed prior to several earthquakes in Iceland, and new thoughts on how many dinosaurs were feathered, plus much, much more."

Thursday, December 11, 2014

B.F. Environmental Consultants Training Partnership with 360 Training

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Radon in Pennsylvania Homes -DEP Finds Record-High Radon Level in Lehigh County Home

DEP Finds Record-High Radon Level in Lehigh County Home 
Press Release - 
"HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has identified a home in the Center Valley area of Lehigh County with the highest home radon level ever measured in Pennsylvania. DEP encourages all area residents to have their homes tested for radon. This is especially important now that homes are winterized, limiting the amount of fresh air that will be entering those structures.

The concentration measured was 3,715 picocuries per liter (pCi/L).  Additionally, several other homes in the area have had measured concentrations over 1,000 pCi/L. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends that that any dwelling or structure with a radon concentration of more than 4 pCi/L be remediated to lower the radon concentration. In this circumstance, DEP recommended the occupants vacate the home until the measured radon concentration is verified and remediated to a level less than 4 pCi/L.
“Radon can be a serious health risk to people when they are exposed to high levels of it over a long period of time,” DEP Acting Secretary Dana Aunkst said.  “While recent results in this area are among the highest ever measured, it’s important to know that the risk is easily remediated.” 

Area residents are encouraged to attend an informational meeting that will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building, 5500 Camp Meeting Rd., Center Valley. This meeting will provide an opportunity for residents to speak with radon professionals from DEP and EPA to learn more about this risk and how to mitigate it. Residents will receive lists of area companies that are currently certified by DEP to perform radon testing, mitigation and laboratory analysis. Residents will also be able to view a sample mitigation system.

Elevated radon levels in homes in this area were initially observed in September. In response, DEP sent letters to more than 500 Center Valley area residents and included a coupon for a free test kit to encourage the residents to test their homes. The residents of the home with this highest measured radon concentration responded to that letter by testing their home. In addition, DEP is working with several other residents to conduct follow-up testing, as well as taking soil and rock samples in the area that will undergo additional testing.
Pennsylvania law prohibits DEP from publicly disclosing the address of private residential test results.

DEP has also contacted the local school district to ensure that radon testing has or will occur in area schools.

Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally through the breakdown of uranium in soil and rocks. It can enter a home through cracks in the foundation or other openings. According to EPA, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in

Pennsylvania and causes about 20,000 lung-cancer deaths in the U.S. every year.

Testing for radon is the only way to know if a home, school, workplace or other structure has elevated concentrations of radon. Most test kits can be purchased at hardware or home improvement stores at an average cost of $15 to $25 per test.  The cost of a mitigation system typically ranges around $1000.

While elevated radon concentrations in homes may be more common in certain regions of the state, the potential exists for any home in
Pennsylvania to have high radon levels. Elevated radon levels have been detected in all 67 counties. About 40 percent of homes in the state have the potential for radon levels above EPA’s action level.

For more information about radon, including information on interpreting test results and finding a Pennsylvania-certified radon contractor, visit 
www.dep.state.pa.us, keyword: Radon, or call 800-23-RADON."

1. For the past 20+ years, we and PA has been recommending indoor Radon testing.
2. You should have your air and water tested and radon testing in water should be part of a baseline assessment.

3. Looking for more information - Visit The Water Research Center - http://www.water-research.net/index.php/radon

Press Release from American Geosciences Institute - Methane Seeps Hundreds off Coast of USA

Contact: Megan Sever (msever@earthmagazine.org)

For Immediate Release

"EARTH: Hundreds of Methane Seeps Discovered Along the U.S. East Coast

Alexandria, Va. - Methane is often found naturally leaking from the seafloor, particularly in petroleum basins like the Gulf of Mexico or along tectonically active continental margins like the U.S. West Coast, but such plumes were not expected along passive margins, like the East Coast of North America. Now, however, the discovery of hundreds of methane seeps on the seafloor along the U.S. East Coast suggests that such reservoirs may be more common along passive margins than previously thought. The release of such methane globally may have a significant influence on climate, scientists say.

Read more about the new technologies that allowed researchers to find these seeps and what they may mean for water temperatures and climate in the December issue of EARTH magazine: http://bit.ly/1xpkfJV.

For more stories about the science of our planet, check out EARTH magazine online or subscribe at www.earthmagazine.org. The December issue, now available on the digital newsstand, features stories about what's happening to all the plastic trash in the oceans, why ammonites died out but nautilids survived the end-Cretaceous mass extinction, and a retrospective on the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami a decade after it killed more than 230,000 people, plus much, much more.
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Friday, November 28, 2014

Mold Inspector Certification Program and Other Mold Training Courses

B.F. Environmental Consultants Inc. is honored to facilitate contractor training courses related to home building, remodeling, safety, indoor air quality, mold identification, mold remediation, home inspection, green building, and residential applications for alternative energy. We offer a series of online courses that help the licensed contractor. This portal is specially designed to help the licensed contractor, home builder, home inspector, engineer, or do-it-yourselfer learn more about mold, mold identification, mold remediation, and prevent mold growth. These courses have been designed for the licensed professional and we recommend that mold identification and remediation be done by a professional, but these are great informational courses for the average homeowner, business owner, or industrial safety professional.

The CDC, Center for Disease Control, and the Institute for Medicine found that mold " link indoor exposure to mold with upper respiratory tract symptoms, cough, and wheeze in otherwise healthy people; with asthma symptoms in people with asthma; and with hypersensitivity pneumonitis in individuals susceptible to that immune-mediated condition. The IOM also found limited or suggestive evidence linking indoor mold exposure and respiratory illness in otherwise healthy children." (IOM, 2004). The World Health Organization, i.e., WHO, found that mold, associated with bacteria and fungi, were a primary cause of indoor health related issues.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the most common health hazard posed by molds in the workplace is allergies. It can cause eye irritation, sneezing, coughing, and worsening of asthma or a life-threatening health problem.

Visit our website to know more about Mold Inspector Certification. Have a safe day!

Our Mold Education and Inspector Certification program and courses help to teach workers how to identify, avoid, and handle molds, to keep them safe and healthy at all times.

The National Association of Mold Professionals certified mold inspector and remediator course will provide you with knowledge about fungi and the potential health risks of toxigenic mold.

The Inspector Certificaion course covers:

Detailed instructions on how to inspect each area of a building or house

Explanations of tools and protective equipment used in inspections

Mold sampling and testing methods and interpreting lab results

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Have a safe day!

Who Needs MSHA Part 46 Training - Surface Mine Safety

F Marie Athey OHST
Written by
F Marie Athey OHST | November 28, 2014 (Reprent with approval)
Who needs MSHA training? MSHA requires everyone who falls under the Part 46 Surface Mine regulations to comply in the same way. That means that mining contractors and all types of service providers performing work in active mining areas of a mine site, must meet the same training and documentation requirements as mine operators.
Online computer based training is an acceptable form of training per MSHA. There is a misunderstanding by many in the industry that online training companies operated like any other training facility or consultant and that a representative would sign a 5000-23 as the “responsible person.” That is not the case for online training, which MSHA deems as a “training method,” not an individual or entity endorsed by the trainee’s employer as the responsible person.
Three steps to get and stay compliant with MSHA Part 46:
  1. Compliant Training Plan (keep a printed physical copy).
  • Any company can go to this website to register for a contractor ID.
  • Go here to fill out a compliant Training Plan.
  1. Training performed in a compliant manner totaling the minimum 24 hours (for New Miners) within the 90 day time period, with repeated 8 hours annually for Annual Refresher training. Four hours of training will be required before new miners can begin work.
  1. Compliant Certificate of Training 5000-23 Form (keep a printed and signed physical copy)
  • Go to the MSHA website to get a 5000-23 Certificate of Completion.
MSHA requires that 3 individuals are identified on the forms:
  1. Person Trained – This is the person receiving the training.
  2. Competent Person – This is the person with the ability, training, knowledge, or experience, deemed competent on the subject matter by the production-operator or independent contractor, who performs or oversees the training. For Part 46, this does not have to be an MSHA-approved person. It can be anyone that the mine or mining contractor sees fit to perform the training. And it can be multiple people across different types of training as needed.
  3. Responsible Person – This is the person ultimately responsible for the health and safety training of the person being trained. Usually, this is the safety manager, general manager, or owner of the business. In some cases, it can be the training facility to which trainees are sent or a training consultant who comes on-site to do training.
Please Note – MSHA allows for all 3 of these roles to actually be the same person in cases where the mining contractor is a sole proprietorship.
For Part 46, these forms do not have to be submitted to MSHA for approval. They do have to be completed, signed as needed, and physically printed so they’re available on-site at any time for an MSHA inspector’s review.
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Ebola: 5 Safety Tips to Consider

Ebola: 5 Safety Tips to Consider
Prepared by F. Marie Athey OHST

F Marie Athey OHST
Posted by:
F Marie Athey OHST | NOVEMBER 28, 2014(Reprint) with Permission
Ebola SafetyEbola. Just a few months ago, it was a disease most people outside the medical industry knew little to nothing about. In March 2014, everything changed when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its first public statement about the Ebola outbreak in Guinea. Since that time, Ebola has found its way to the United States and into the concerns of its citizens. Now, Ebola is part of everyone’s vocabulary.
Thankfully, taking the right safety precautions and putting the simplest safety tips into practice can make the difference between discussing Ebola and experiencing Ebola. Consider the following safety tips for controlling and preventing the virus:
  1. Practice good hygiene. This is a good rule of thumb any time, but especially during seasons of illness. Wash your hands often, keep your hands out of your mouth, and refrain from touching blood or other bodily fluids at all costs. Taking the same safety precautions used with any bloodborne pathogen will safeguard against Ebola.
  2. Monitor your health. If you have an opportunity to travel overseas or if you interact with sick patients, pay extra attention to how you feel afterward. The common symptoms of Ebola include: fever, severe headache, stomach pain, and diarrhea. The incubation period for Ebola is anywhere from 2 to 21 days, so monitoring your symptoms over the course of several weeks is essential. Seek immediate attention if you think you could be exhibiting symptoms. Better safe than sorry.
  3. Wear the appropriate personal protective equipment. Removing the protective gear—specifically the suit—can be tricky, leading some health officials to believe that it is an active contributor to the spread of Ebola. Remember, gloves come off first. (Some professionals prefer to wear two sets of gloves so that a second layer of gloves protects the hands during the rest of the de-robing process.) Untie the gown with either bare hands or the second layer of gloves, and peel out of the suit. Consider anything that came in contact with a sick patient to be contaminated. Never take chances. As soon as you have removed the suit, properly discard everything and wash your hands with soap and water.
  4. Contact your health professionals if you come in contact with someone who exhibits the symptoms. If you accidentally make direct contact with blood or body fluids when working with someone who is sick, contact health officials immediately. Handling hazardous materials and hazardous waste appropriately (as covered in HAZWOPER courses) is essential to containing and avoiding the Ebola virus.
  5. Maintain the correct perspective. The Ebola outbreak has created pandemonium amongst medical and non-medical personnel alike. Medical crises often cause fear, excessive anxiety, and irrational responses. If this anxiety is not managed appropriately, it can contribute to poor decisions, slower response time, and essentially the spread of the disease. If followed properly, CDC’s protocol should put minds to rest, enable professionals to do their jobs, and promote safety.
Without a doubt, our collective efforts will help us to be prepared and stay safe!
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Ecological Sciences and Planning Fall/Winter Training Opportunities NRCS

SUBJECT: PER –Ecological Sciences and Planning Fall/Winter Training Opportunities 

Purpose: To encourage Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) employees, partners, and Technical Service Providers to receive training regarding planning and implementing conservation management systems. 

Expiration Date: September 30, 2015

Background: Several annually occurring events provide NRCS field employees, partners, Technical Service Providers, and other consultants the opportunity to acquire knowledge and competencies about planning and implementing conservation systems. Certified Conservation Planners (CCP) can obtain their continuing education credit requirements in the no-till/cover crop, nutrient management, grazing, wildlife/buffers, and optional categories by attending the preapproved events listed below.

Explanation: The number of CCP credit hours available for each event is shown in parentheses ( ). Scheduled prerequisite courses, necessary to become a CCP, as well as other training opportunities for non-category subjects are also listed below. For NRCS employees, attendance at these events must be documented in the employee's Individual Development Plan (IDP) in order to receive Certified Conservation Planner Continuing Education Credits (CEC) or be eligible for participation in Modules 6-8 of the CCP training program. 

10/28 - 29/2014 (4 No-till/Cover Crop OR 4 Nutrient Management)
            Keystone Crop and Soils Converence
            Grantville, Pennsylvania (PA)
            Contact: Amy Bradford; 717-651-5920

10/29/14 (1 Grazing)
            Planning and Design of Stream Crossings
            Contact: http://conservationwebinars.net/

10/29/2014 (2 Grazing)
            PASA Field Day: Llama and Alpaca Nutrition and Parasite Management
            Wernersville, PA

10/29/2014 (2 No-Till/Cover Crop)
            Unlock the Secrets in the Soil and Streams
            Shady Maple, Lancaster County
            Contact: 717-238-7223

10/29/2014 (2 Wildlife/Buffer)
            Unlock the Secrets in the Soil and Streams
            Shady Maple, Lancaster County
            Contact: 717-238-7223

11/10/2014 (1 Optional - Speciality Crops)
            Forest Cultivated Mushrooms, a Rotten Business
            Contact: https://www.treefarmsystem.org/atfswebinars

11/10/2014 (2 Grazing)
            Horses 101
            York, PA

11/13/2014 (2 Grazing)
            Horses 101
            Bloomsburg, PA

11/17/2014 (2 Grazing)
            Horses 101
            Bedford, PA

11/18/2014 (4 Wildlife/Buffer)
            Riparian Buffer Workshop - Western PA Conservancy
            Mill Run, PA
            Contact: Alysha Trexler; Atrexler@paconserve.org

11/19/14 (1 Grazing)
            Fencing for Livestock and Improved Pasture Management
            Contact: http://conservationwebinars.net/

11/20/2014 (2 Grazing)
            Horses 101
            Mill Hall, PA

12/2/2014 (1 Nutrient Management)
            Nutrient Budgeting: Organic Consideration for Implementing 590
            Contact: http://conservationwebinars.net/

12/3/2014 (2 Nutrient Management AND 2 No-Till/Cover Crop)
            Soil Biology: Core Principles and Practical Applications
            Weyers Cave, VA
            Contact: 540-432-6029 x 106/117

12/4/2014 (2 Nutrient Management AND 2 No-Till/Cover Crop)
            Soil Biology: Core Principles and Practical Applications
            Petersburg, VA
            Contact: 540-432-6029 x 106/117

1/28/2015 (2 No-Till/Cover Crop)
            2015 Southwest Regional PA No-Till Conference
            Latrobe, PA
            Contact: Dan Griffith; 724-837-5271

3/17 - 19/2015 (Prerequisite)
            Intro to Conservation Planning
            Holiday Inn Harrisburg - Hershey; Grantville PA
            Contact: http://pacd.org/

3/30 - 4/3/2015 (Prerequisite)
            Agricultural Conservation Technical Training (Boot Camp) - Basic
            Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville PA
            Contact: http://pacd.org/

4/20 - 24/2015 (Prerequisite)
            Agricultural Conservation Technical Training (Boot Camp) - Level II
            Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville PA
            Contact: http://pacd.org/

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Valley Fever Geologist Geoscientists in Southwest US, Mexico, Central America, and South America Coccidioidomycosis Fungal Spores

"Valley Fever - a sometimes-fatal infection with no known cure and no vaccine - is caused by a soilborne fungus that thrives in the hot, dry soils of the southwestern U.S., Mexico and Central and South America. However, recent reports of infections far outside the endemic area indicate the fungus is either spreading or becoming active in new areas. The disease is contracted through inhalation of fungal spores, which can be aerosolized by soil disturbances from construction, excavation, gardening and landscaping, as well as natural events like dust storms, earthquakes, landslides and wildfires. Geoscientists working in the field need to take precautions against contracting the disease.

Scientists say that little is currently known about the fungus' preferred geology and how a changing climate might be affecting its spread. Read more about where the disease has been found, current research on the disease and how to protect yourself in the field in the September issue of EARTH Magazine"

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Saving Energy Does Not Mean Giving Up YOUR CAR

High Fuel Efficiency Car Show

High fuel efficiency CARS will be on display in the courtyard at The Cooperage before our annual membership meeting.  Look at and talk to the owners of a Chevy Volt Hybrid Plug-in, a Ford CMAX Energy hybrid plug-in, a Prius plug-in, a Volkswagen Jetta Diesel, a “grease’ car and more! 
At 7:00 pm, we will hold our brief annual membership meeting. 

At 7:20 pm , we will present:  “What’s New in the Renewable World” a top 10 list of sustainable innovations presented by SEEDS Advisor Larry Reeger.  

The Cooperage Café will be open at 6:00 pm for those wishing to purchase food. You may also come early to view cars before we begin our meeting/sustainable forum.

Please register by emailing Jocelyn@seedsgroup.net or calling 570-245-1256.

Event Host: Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support 

This event is free and open to the general public

 at The Cooperage – 1030 Main Street in downtown Honesdale, PA

PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center
126 PPL Drive, P.O. Box 122
Hawley, PA 18428-0122
GPS Coordinates: N41 27.475 W75 11.022