Environmental Compliance

Environmental Compliance

EHRS, in collaboration and consultation with various University stakeholders, strives to promote environmental stewardship, ensure regulatory compliance, and mitigate environmental liability. We believe that active protection of the envioronment directly contributes to a happier healthy community, while reducing financial risk to the University.

Have a Chemical Safety Question? Call us at (215) 707-2520 (2-2520) or use the EHRS Contact Us Form

General Environmental Management

Environmental Site Assessments Program

Environmental Site Assessments provide the University with information regarding potential environmental concerns associated with the transfer of property to the University or with the demolition/renovation of existing buildings on campus. This information allows for the assessment of any current or future liabilities that could impact the University. Contact EHRS at 215-707-2520 for additional information.

Chemical Inventory Management Program

The Chemical Inventory Management Program provides annual reporting and notification to governing regulatory bodies and emergency responders for all campuses with the University that store hazardous chemicals.

Environmental Release Reporting

EHRS provides the methodology and processes used to notify the approproriate regulatory agencies in the event of a spill, release, or the discovery of hazardous materials associated with the University's operations.

Water Management

Water Management is an integral part of maintaining a clean environment. Both routine and non-routine discharges to ground and surface waters may adversely impact regional water quality. EHRS administers several programs to minimize routine discharges and mitigate the impact of non-routine discharges and spills to water of the United States.

Dental Amalgam Separators

ENV001.01-Dental Amalgam Separator Program (DASP)

Regulated Waste Management

EHRS provides technical support, compliance assistance, removal, and proper disposal of Chemical, Radiological, and Regulated Medical Wastes on all University campuses.

In-dept information on Waste Management can be found in the various manuals, guidelines, and information found within the Regulated Waste Management Program.


The Office of Sustainability advances sustainable academic initiative and research, creates a sustainable campus environment and culture, and works to improve outreach and engagement on sustainable issues.