Environmental Matters Blog

Hiring an Emergency Spill Response Team: What You Need to Know

oil spill in water

No matter how well-trained your staff, or how complete your safety plans are, emergency spills are bound to happen. And when they do—whether they involve oil, mercury, or other hazardous materials, having an experienced, 24/7/365 partner already in your corner to coordinate clean-up efforts will be critical. So, what criteria should you consider when selecting […]

Read More

Silos & Hoppers: Inspect, Clean and Maintain – Why It’s Important

If your business uses silos or hoppers, keeping them in optimal condition is key to protecting your material, maximizing your production efficiency, and ultimately driving your overall profit. Regular inspections & cleaning/maintenance by a professional should be on your radar screen every three months. Look for a professional partner that has the right equipment, has […]

Read More

The Importance of Elevator Shaft & Pit Maintenance

Elevators not only help us get to our destinations faster, but it also makes living and working in multiple level buildings possible. In the United States, it is estimated that there are over 900,000 elevators that provide more than 18,000,000,000 trips annually. This heavy, repeated use means that regular maintenance, monitoring, and testing are extremely […]

Read More

Stormwater Maintenance: Here’s Why It’s Important

According to Maryland Department of Environment (MDE), “Stormwater Management is necessary to reduce the amount and velocity of runoff across the land and into stream channels”. Runoff occurs from melting snow/ice, and rain that collects on lawns, streets, and a variety of other places. Components like retention ponds, drainage lines, inlets and many more, are […]

Read More

The Versatility of Vacuum Trucks

With 9 vacuum trucks and one of the only Maryland Department of Environment (MDE) Approved Disposal Facilities, ACE Environmental is your valued partner for all your environmental needs throughout the DC, MD, VA, PA, NJ and DE area. Covering all types of industries from manufacturing, commercial, industrial, oil/gas, marine, residential and Stormwater, we have the […]

Read More

Environmental Engineers: Working to Save the World

Since the beginning of time, people have discovered ways to engineer the world around them. From sourcing fresh drinking water to rerouting wetland drainage, keeping precious resources flowing and sanitary has allowed the human race to survive. And as the world population continues to rise and life expectancy increases, we now need the skills and […]

Read More

All at Sea: The Environmental Impact of Oil Spills

ACE Environmental has tackled some of the largest and most challenging oil spills throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Small and large-scale spills occur every day and these two notable oil spills not only caused devastation on the environment, but severely damaged the ecosystem and economy as well. On April 20, 2010, officials aboard the Deepwater Horizon gathered […]

Read More

What Safety Equipment is Required by Law?

Accidents happen to everyone and in almost any industry. The difference between an unavoidable accident and an OSHA violation may lie in your company’s compliance with regulations regarding safety equipment. Was the injured employee provided the proper safety equipment? Were they provided the proper training to use the safety equipment correctly? Most importantly, What safety […]

Read More