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ERA's Environmental Compliance Management Blog

Our EH&S blog is your go-to source for industry news, advice, and compliance information. With each post, our team of experts (advanced degree holders in chemistry, environmental science, management, and more) maps out today’s most pressing EH&S issues. We also try to keep things interesting!

We’re committed to helping companies like yours maintain safe, efficient, environmentally-conscious operations. Use the buttons below to find EH&S blog posts that match your specific interests. And if you don’t see the type of content you need, please let us know!

Tank Emissions and Quad O Compliance: Important Definition Change

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

Quad O – otherwise known as CFR 40 part 60 Subpart OOOO — is one of the most broad-reaching regulations in the Oil & Gas industry, covering storage tanks, compressors, sweetening units, leak detection and repair (LDAR) and many other common VOC sources used in onshore production.

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Also posted in: Oil & Gas, Emissions Management

Oil & Gas Tanks Emissions Management: Splash vs. Submerged Loading

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

When you rely on tanks to store, mix, or transport products and materials, you know just how complex it can be to measure and manage air emissions from any loading process. Every small detail about how you run your operations can affect the quantity of emissions you need to report and your permit requirements.

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, Oil & Gas, Emissions Management

Why Continuous Data Automation Works for the Oil and Gas Industry

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, Oil & Gas, Emissions Management

Business Continuity & Change Management: The Role of EH&S

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

If you assign an employee a new portfolio, do they have to spend the first week figuring out how the record management and data collection systems work, or are they able to get right to the most important tasks?

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Also posted in: Oil & Gas, Emissions Management

How to Use Social Proof to Win Over Risk-Averse Bosses

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

This article is part 4 of our 5-part "Pitch Perfect Technique" series on the psychology of getting executive buy in for your EH&S projects. If you missed any part of the series, you can  click these links to read part one, part two, or part three. 

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, Emissions Management

The Economics of Automation: Aerospace and EU Emissions Trading

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

A recent article on Bloomberg Business week has captured the attention of the manufacturing industry, by tackling the issue of carbon footprints and profitability. The article discusses the fact that cutting carbon emissions is one of today’s most reliable and profitable investments any business can make for itself.

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, Emissions Management

How to Use Authority to Get Executive Buy-In for Your EH&S Project

Posted by Ross O'Lochlainn

This article is part 3 of our 5-part "Pitch Perfect" series on the psychology of getting executive buy in for your EH&S projects. You can read part 1 and part 2 here.  

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, Emissions Management

How to Prime Your EH&S Project For a Successful Buy-In

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

This article is part 2 of our 5-part "Pitch Perfect" series on the psychology of getting executive buy in for your EH&S projects. You can read part 1 here.

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, Emissions Management

How to Use Proven Psychological Strategies to Get Executive Buy-In for Your EH&S Project

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

Let’s say you’re looking to get your environmental or EH&S project approved…

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, Emissions Management

Writing Compliance into Your Title V Air Permit

Posted by Alex Chamberlain

When it comes to Title V Air Permits, writing your permit is often just as difficult and confusing as doing the work of air emission compliance. This article is part of ERA’s series on Title V Air Permit writing, which is designed to help walk you through some of the most complex aspects of creating your Title V Air Permit.

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Also posted in: Environmental Compliance & Data Management, Emissions Management