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  • Secondary containment, what is secondary containment, secondary containment berms, what are spill berms

    Secondary Containment: What is it and how is it used?

    Secondary containment refers to the implementation of additional protective measures to contain and control potential spills. It acts as a secondary line of defense, preventing the spread of hazardous substances in the event of a primary containment failure. ACME Environmental designs and installs state-of-the-art secondary containment systems tailored to the specific needs of our clients.

  • Now Hiring – Part-Time Marketing Analyst

    ACME Environmental is now hiring for the position of a part-time Marketing Analyst to help assist the Director of Marketing with current, and expanding, operations! This includes developing and implementing  online marketing campaigns, making digital content for our website, writing and posting social media content, and more. Download the full job description and apply online, here!

  • Oil Spill Responders: What Separates ACME Environmental from the Rest?

    Discover what sets ACME Environmental apart as premier oil spill responders and how we are committed to providing our customers quality environmental products and services. Whether we're building you custom manufactured containment boom, responding to an emergency oil spill event, or remediating compacted soil with our ex-situ oxidation process, ACME is there to help restore the environment and ecosystem. With over 56 years of experience in equipment manufacturing and training required by the USCG Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO) program, we are the experienced contractor you need when it comes to containment and recovery. Explore our unique qualities, expert team, and rapid response capabilities for effective oil spill management and other environmental services.

  • Oil Spill Removal Organization OSRO ACME Envrionmental cleaning up oil spill in pond with containment boom and skimmers

    What is an OSRO and Why are They Important?

    The US Coast Guard Oil Spill Removal Organization, or OSRO, was created following OPA 90 and the Exxon Valdez oil spill to ensure that companies would have sufficient response personnel and equipment in the event of an oil spill. Learn more about this initiative and how is sets companies like ACME apart from other spill responders who aren't certified OSROs!

  • What Causes Oil Spills?

    Oil spills are a grave environmental concern with far-reaching economic and societal consequences. When oil is released into the environment, particularly in water bodies, it wreaks havoc on ecosystems, wildlife, economies, and human health.

  • How Oil Spills Affect Wildlife

    Oil spills can lead to long-term devastating consequences for wildlife and the environment. When liquid petroleum hydrocarbon is released into the environment, specifically in marine areas, it disrupts our ecosystems and threatens the survival of countless species.

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Turbidity Curtains

    The Clean Water Act and the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NDPES) require that federal and state agencies enforce laws to keep marine ecosystems clean. Not only is it a law that has to be followed, but it’s also the right thing to do. 

  • Oil Spill Prevention and Preparedness for Companies

    Oil pollution is one of the most devastating, yet preventable forms of pollution that exists in today’s day and age. In fact, most oil spills are the result of human error or carelessness.

  • How freezing weather affects oil spills

    Freezing Weather & Oil Spills

    How much does the weather affect your gas infrastructure damage? Well, the short answer is a lot more than you'd think! Frost heave, snow accumulation, freeze days, and even your soil type can all turn a winter wonderland into an environmental emergency. Learn about what to look for and which region of the United States is effected most so that you can always be prepared.

  • Oil Spill Planning

    Preparations & Preparedness for Potential Oil Spill

    We at ACME Environmental believe that preparedness and planning is key to being ready at any moment’s notice, if and when a spill occurs. Here’s a few tips to help get you started on your prevention measures!