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Emergency Response

Posted on Jul 25, 2013

Emergency Response

Emergency Response: There is a complex system of responsibilities for emergency spills because there are many parts to them. In general, responsibilities are spread across the federal, state and local sectors, depending upon the size and type of the emergency, and they involve the environmental, emergency management, public safety, and public health agencies at three levels of government. In addition, industry has a very important role to play in preparing for and responding to such emergencies. You and your family have many concerns about petrochemical spills and accidents, and G.  C....

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NYC Clean Heat To Push Public Program

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

NYC Clean Heat To Push Public Program

NYC Clean Heat To Push Public Program: Since the July 2012 implementation of new DEP regulations requiring buildings to convert from heavy forms of heating oil to cleaner fuels, the City has worked to make this transition more palatable to building owners who face the financial burden. NYC Clean Heat was set up to encourage and assist building owners in converting to the cleanest available fuels. A New Push for Compliance By achieving a 50 percent reduction in fine particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions from buildings burning heavy oil by the end of 2013, NYC intends to save 120 lives each...

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GCE Named Heat Conversion Specialists

Posted on Jul 19, 2013

GCE Named Heat Conversion Specialists

GCE Named Heat Conversion Specialists: G.  C. Environmental, Inc. (GCE) is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as a Heat Conversion Specialist for the NYC Clean Heat program. The company is  recognized by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) as boiler and burner installers,  licensed to do work in New York City, and has now been formally recognized as ULS2 Conversion Specialists, authorized to perform the special upgrades needed to transform older systems from #6 fuel, to cleaner-burning #2 fuel oil. Ultra-Low Sulfer (ULS) content has long been a goal of New York...

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