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How To Go Solar with No CAPEX

3 years ago · 3 minute read

There is no denying the environmental and financial benefits of solar energy. The idea of harnessing the energy of the sun to produce electricity is gathering steam, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Although most companies are extremely open to the idea of powering their operations with clean energy from the sun, they […]

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Renewable Energy Trends

3 years ago · 2 minute read

Pennsylvania recently entered into the U.S. Climate Alliance, which is a consortium of states that are committed to implementing carbon emission limits in support of the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement aims to control the rise of global temperatures from exceeding 1.5⁰C above pre-industrial revolution development levels, through reducing carbon emissions by at least 26-28 […]

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Environmental Permitting & Compliance

3 years ago · < 1 minute read

Do you need a permit to begin construction? Did you receive a notice of violation during construction and are facing hefty fines? Are you entering into negotiations with an environmental agency? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, do you know what your next step is? For over 30 years, BAI has […]

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Environmental Risk

3 years ago · 2 minute read

Do you manage, purchase, sell or invest in commercial real estate? Have you ever thought to ask yourself, “What is my tolerance for environmental risk?” Buying any type of real estate presents some type of risk, but when purchasing commercial or industrial property, it can become an increasingly important aspect to consider. There are many […]

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The U.S. Energy Renaissance

3 years ago · 2 minute read

BAI Group has a steady involvement in the development of numerous shale gas and transmission projects, along with renewable energy projects (e.g. wind, solar, biogas). Since the proliferation of natural gas production and alternative energy production projects, what effect are they are having on the national level with regard to carbon dioxide emissions? BAI Group […]

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New Contaminants on the Horizon

4 years ago · 2 minute read

The United States has spent roughly the last 50+ years successfully targeting the biggest sources of contamination, which generally include the most common, toxic pollutants such as gasoline, heating oil, diesel oil, petroleum hydrocarbons, etc. Today, the attention has broadened to include the smaller pollutants, which are equally as important. This new pollutant category is […]

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Gun Clubs and the Environment

4 years ago · 2 minute read

It is estimated that over 125 gun clubs exist throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Many of these gun clubs are experiencing a surge in popularity and membership, but some are also facing challenges as suburban development increases around them. One example is the question of what is required by environmental regulations with regard to management […]

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Home Heating Oil Spills: Thoughts on Minimizing Environmental Liability

4 years ago · 2 minute read

For over 30 years we have been assisting clients with addressing environmental spills for commercial, industrial, and personal properties. One of the more common sources we have observed involving environmental liabilities are home heating oil fuel spills. These types of spills can vary widely in complexity and cost, contaminate the soil, groundwater, streams, and drinking […]

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A Reintroduction to BAI

4 years ago · < 1 minute read

To coincide with the launch of our new website, we wanted to reintroduce The BAI Group, and provide a brief overview of our history and services. We have been a provider of environmental design and permitting services since 1986. Principally serving clients in the mid-Atlantic region, we maintain projects with both private and public entities […]

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Award-Winning Tire Wash!

7 years ago · 2 minute read

Another BAI project at Central Landfill in Cecil County Maryland wins an award from the County Engineers Association of Maryland (CEAM)….2015 Small Project of the Year.  The award was presented to the County, BAI, and the Contractor at the CEAM Fall Conference in September. BAI designed this state-of-the-art tire wash facility for this long-time solid waste […]

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