Permit Application

5 Reasons to Hire a Consultant for Permit Applications and Renewals

While some companies decide to take on environmental permit applications in-house, they often find themselves overwhelmed with tackling these tasks – potentially missing or inadequately completing critical compliance items.  In-house staff, at times, wear many…

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Upcoming Compost Training Event

Hosted by the Iowa Waste Reduction Center and the City of Iowa City, this one-day course, scheduled for Friday, June 21st, 2019 from 8:00 am – 4:00pm provides compost operators, equipment operators, and other composting…

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Trying to Navigate your TRI Requirements? Evora Consulting Breaks Down the Regulations

The Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) is an annual report to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on how companies are managing their chemical wastes. This includes releases directly to the air and water as well as…

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Evora Group Hosts Blood Drives to Support Community

For the past 7 years, Evora Group has welcomed the LifeServe Blood Centers’ mobile donation bus to their corporate offices in West Des Moines, Iowa.  This past Thursday, 10 employees rolled up their sleeves for…

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Spring Spill Bucket Maintenance

As summer begins to reveal itself, the warmer temps may also be exposing potential damage caused from this past winter. Polar vortex temperatures, snow melt, and wear and tear of traffic – including snowplows –…

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Our Commitment to Workplace Safety

Sunday, April 28th marks Workers’ Memorial Day. A day to remember and honor those who died in the workplace or while serving our country in the military last year. Workers’ Memorial Day is also a…

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Bruce Urman joins Evora Group in Petroleum Sales Role

Evora Petroleum Solution is proud to welcome Bruce Urman to their Midwest sales team as a Petroleum Sales Representative.  In this role, Urman will seek to grow partnerships with fuel distributors, fuel cooperatives and convenience…

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Environmental Application System Group Meeting

Iowa Environmental Application System (EASY) Air User Group Meeting Evora Consulting was in attendance for the Iowa Environmental Application System (EASY) Air group meeting, held April 11th, 2019, at the Wallace State office building in…

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Construction Tips: Spring Conference 2019 Recap

We enjoyed seeing many of you at the 2019 Spring Conference in Burlington, Iowa hosted by the Iowa Society of Solid Waste Operations (ISOSWO). Evora Consulting was a proud sponsor of this event, which brings…

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We’ll see you in Saint Paul!

We hope you will join Evora Petroleum Solutions at one of the largest petroleum conferences in the Upper Midwest. The Upper Midwest Convenience Store and Energy Convention begins April 8, 2019. Our team is looking…

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SPCC Requirements on Farm Land

Due to the nature of farming practices, special guidelines were put in place, under the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) and Clean Water Act, that outlines the potential requirements for farms under the…

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Spring Cleaning at your Landfill

Whether today’s forecast is making you feel frigid or hopeful, we’ve got some tips to help kick-start a spring cleanup at your landfill. Freeze/thaw cycles are really hard on hoses associated with your gas and…

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When To Update Your SWPPP

A stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) is a written document that identifies the activities conducted at a site, including any structural control practices, which the facility operator will implement to prevent pollutants from making their…

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Air Quality Advisory Meeting

Iowa DNR Air Quality Fee Advisory Group Meeting – Minor Source Evora Consulting had the opportunity to attend the Iowa DNR Fee Advisory Group Meeting, held February 22nd, 2019, regarding the upcoming draft Air Quality…

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Air Quality Fee Advisory Meeting Recap

IDNR Air Quality Fee Advisory Group Meeting – Major Source Evora Consulting had the opportunity to attend the Iowa DNR Fee Advisory Group Meeting, held February 22nd, 2019, regarding the upcoming draft Air Quality Bureau…

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How Many Gallons of Gasoline Does Your Waste Facility Accept Each Day?

One ton of municipal solid waste has as many Btus (unit of heat) as more than 100 gallons of gasoline. Let that sink in for a minute… Now, how many tons of municipal solid waste…

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Staff Announcement

Evora Group announces promotion of Brian Rath, P.E. to Director of Engineering Operations Brian L. Rath, P.E. was promoted to Director of Engineering Operations for Evora Consulting in December of 2018. Brian has been with…

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Training

Environmental Training Ramps up for 2019

In 2018 alone, more than 800 environmental professionals completed a Evora Consulting training course. These environmental training courses included Landfill Operations, Landfill Fire Mitigation, Appliance Demanufacturing, and Underground Storage Tank Operator training. Our courses are…

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BL Celebrates P.E. Achievements

Evora Group is excited to announce our Engineers in Training, Lauren Norland, Dan Jensen, and Matt Corry, have passed their Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam and are now registered Professional Engineers for the State…

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Evora Group’s Grander Vision

“It felt good to know you’ve had the opportunity to make a difference through your work.” Shares Environmental Scientist, Steven Strecker.  When President/CEO, Mary Thomsen launched a paid-volunteer program, Grander Vision, in 2016, it was…

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Manage Stormwater Run-off with Vegetative Bioretention Basins

Evora Consulting’s team of scientists and engineers have designed a vegetative bioretention basin that can greatly reduce concentrations of nitrogen, total suspended solids, biochemical oxygen demand, and ammonia nitrogen in stormwater.  By converting your existing…

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