Mr. Cain has over forty years of comprehensive environmental management experience. He has served as a South Carolina environmental regulatory official, a remediation consultant, a senior regional environmental manager (for the largest hazardous waste management company in the US), the Southeast Region Manager for site assessment and remediation with a publicly traded global provider of professional environmental services, and in 2008 he founded Novesis, Inc.
TCLP vs SPLP and the Proper Applications for Each
Questions frequently arise within the regulated community regarding the differences between the TCLP and SPLP laboratory tests, and the proper applications for each. TCLP is an abbreviation of Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure and SPLP is an abbreviation of Synthetic Precipitation Leaching Procedure. Both procedures are laboratory tests used to analyze leachate. …Read More
The U.S. EPA's HWGIR Update of Container Accumulation Requirements for CAAs vs SAAs
The hazardous waste generator improvements rule (HWGIR), has created changes in some of the requirements for Central Accumulation Areas (CAAs) and Satellite Accumulation Areas (SAAs). The following table has been developed by Novesis to summarize the differing requirements for the accumulation/storage of hazardous wastes in containers by generators in CAAs versus SAAs. We hope you find it helpful. …Read More
The U.S. EPA’s View on Solvents Used As Ingredients
When solvents are utilized by a process as an ingredient, they are no longer considered "spent" or "discarded", therefore they cannot be considered a listed hazardous waste (e.g. F001-F005 do not apply). …Read More
Vice President Business Development, Environmental Liability Transfer, Inc.
Supervisor – Environmental Services at SCANA
Market Leader/Owner at StaffingForce (formerly Human Resources Manager, ENSR/AECOM)
Vice President, Cement Development at Ozinga Bros., Inc.
Lobbyist, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce