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Geri Blanchard

Geri Blanchard, MS, REM, CSP is a nationally recognized oil and gas NORM expert and the Radiation Safety Officer for NORM SOLUTIONS. She provides consultative and training services, and has influenced licensing procedures as well as best management practices within the oil and gas NORM industry.

FEBRUARY 2014 SCHEDULE UPDATES

All open-enrollment classes are now scheduled to run from 8AM to 5PM, with lunch-on-your-own. Due to the amount of information that the open-enrollment Transportation of NORM course includes, it has been extended to an all-day course. All NORM RSO classes are now five-day courses. Site-specific classes may begin at different […]

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Avoid Disposing of Another’s Waste

Surveying rental equipment, such as vac boxes, frac tanks, trailers, and scrap bins can prevent “head-aches” when disposing of material and metal. Equipment is rented out to multiple clients and facilities, over large operating areas, and equipment that has not been washed out or properly emptied can provide “hot” readings […]

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Update On Texas NORM Draft Rule

A credible source with the Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed that the second draft for the 25 TAC 289.259 NORM rule has been placed on the “back-burner” due to recent NRC rule changes that have a higher priority for the agency’s attention. All NORM rule-making has been […]

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Conference Dallas TX

Geri Blanchard, MS, CSP, REM of NORM SOLUTIONS has been asked to present at the upcoming Oil & Gas Environmental Conference on December 3-4, 2013 hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Environmental Training Institute. The presentation will discuss such items as: regulatory framework, legal issues, public perception […]

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Notes from the RMLLWB Meeting

Several items were discussed at the June 11, 2013 Rocky Mountain Low-Level Waste Board (RMLLWB) Regular Meeting, such as issues the Regional disposal facility is encountering during the application and permitting process of the importation of oil and gas NORM into the compact. The Regional disposal facility reported that a […]

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RMLLWB June 11, 2013 Meeting

On Tuesday, June 11, 2013 the Rocky Mountain Low-Level Waste Board (RMLLWB) will hold their next regular meeting beginning at 9:30AM at: Eldorado Hotel & Spa 309 West San Francisco Santa Fe, NM 87501 A discussion of policies and practices concerning the importation of Oil and Gas NORM is on […]

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Proposed Rule Changes for Texas

In early March 2013, everyone listed in the NORM SOLUTIONS e-mail distribution list received an update concerning the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) intent to release a third draft of the 25 TAC 289.259 Licensing of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) rule. However, the new draft has not […]

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