Woodruff & Howe Environmental Engineering, Inc. (WHEE) provides a full range of services related to assisting companies in implementing and managing their regulatory compliance programs and systems.


WHEE can provide the specific regulatory compliance services -

  • Development and oversight of "company wide" environmental management systems (EMS) and programs
  • Development of regulatory compliance strategies and goals (i.e., performance metrics)
  • Development of various regulatory plans and programs (i.e., Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures – SPCC for fuel, oil and fat systems; Best Management Practices-BMPs; Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans – SWP3; RMPs, PSM programs; Contingency Plans; Emergency Response Plans; Operations and Maintenance-O&M Plans; Slug Loading Control Plans; Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans-CNMPs)
  • Regulatory permitting and regulatory agency/permit negotiations, including air permitting, NPDES permitting, state indirect discharge (SID) permitting, industrial pretreatment permitting, CAFO permitting
  • Regulatory reporting (i.e., Toxic Release Inventory-TRI reporting, EPCRA TIER II reporting, Discharge Monitoring Reports-DMRs)
  • Development of Risk Management Plans (RMP) and auditing of PSM and RMP programs for ammonia refrigeration systems and chlorine gas systems
  • Development of employee training programs and employee training
  • Development of regulatory compliance audit programs
  • Performance of regulatory compliance audits
  • Technical expert witness testimony and associated services

WHEE, Inc.’s staff has direct and hands-on experience related to the various regulatory requirements under -

  • The Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • The Clean Air Act (CAA) and related amendments
  • The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
  • Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA) as amended by the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) regulations
  • USEPA’s Risk Management Program/Plan (RMP) requirements
  • Underground Injection Control (UIC) programs
  • Various other Federal, State and Local regulatory programs