Entries by AETEnvironmental

Tier II reporting: Agencies, responders need more data

The Tier II hazardous chemical inventory reporting deadline is March 1.  EPA expanded the physical and health hazards facilities must report. In years past, there were only five categories: fire, sudden release of pressure, reactive, immediate (acute) and delayed (chronic). Tier II is linear with OSHA’s Hazard Communication standard so agencies and emergency responders have the […]

ColoradoBiz’s 2017 Top 250 Private-Owned Companies

AET Environmental honored as one of ColoradoBiz’s Top 250 Private-Owned Companies. Denver, CO (November 6th, 2017) – AET Environmental has been named as one of ColoradoBiz’s Top 250 Private-Owned Companies for 2017. Each year, ColoradoBiz does extensive research, collects industry data and facilitates reader voting to produce their annual list of the top producing privately […]

Facility’s hazwaste spread all over the place: $93K fine

Good maintenance and housekeeping can go a long way toward preventing a hazardous waste violation.  For example: The ArcelorMittal (AM) tin electroplating operation in Weirton, WV, ran into trouble because it didn’t contain three kinds of toxic hazwaste – cyanide, lead and chromium (a known carcinogen). An EPA inspection uncovered traces of all three metals […]

EPA is leaving these emission limits alone

One of the largest air-regulated industries is breathing easier now.  National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Portland cement manufacturers will stay largely intact following an EPA review. Emission limits for particulate matter (PM), total hydrocarbons, organic HAPs, mercury and hydrogen chloride will remain the same, following the agency’s residual risk and technology […]

Committed to Her Community

Lori DeVito is making a direct impact on the world. She’s the president of AET Environmental Inc., a waste management solutions company. When her friends ask her why she’s in the  industry, DeVito tells them “you have no idea how interesting this work is.” DeVito and her husband founded the company in 1993. Under her […]