The US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking input on potentially establishing vapor pressure limits for unrefined petroleum-based products (and potentially all Class 3 liquids) shipped by any mode.
In a press release issued January 9, 2017, US EPA announced it has amended a 2009 Safe Drinking Water Act consent order to require two companies to take additional action to reduce exposure to PFOA perfluorooctanoic acid (a.k.a PFOA or C8) in drinking water for some residents in Ohio and West Virginia.
The US DOT Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today amended its Emergency Restriction Prohibition Order (FAA—2016-9288) for users and carriers of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smart phone.
US EPA today announced it has finalized new chemical reporting and recordkeeping regulations for chemical substances manufactured or processed as nanoscale materials.
In today’s Federal Register, US EPA announced it will move forward with a rulemaking to establish financial responsibility requirements for the chemical, petroleum, and electric power industries under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).
This week's EPA Enforcement Roundup features a $1.8 million fine for Clean Water Act violations and a settlement to resolve CERCLA, Clean Water, and Oil Pollution Act claims at a NY Superfund site.
This week in Arlington, VA, US EPA’s Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest System Advisory Board will meet to discuss and plan for the implementation of the e-Manifest system. The meeting will run for 3 days, from January 10–12, according to EPA’s announcement in the Federal Register last month.
This month, satisfy your RCRA hazardous waste and DOT hazmat training mandates when these trusted workshops come to a Southeast city near you.
Here we break down key terms in US EPA's chemical emergency preparedness and reporting regulations, CERCLA and EPCRA, to help chemical facility EHS managers understand and meet their responsibilities under these two major programs.
In the Federal Register on January 9, 2017, OSHA published a Final Rule to amend its occupational exposure standard for beryllium and beryllium compounds.
Safety professionals can use this guide as a quick reference to OSHA’s regulations for training hours, days of field experience, refresher training, and HAZWOPER regulatory references where more information is available. The guide also includes course recommendations for managers or personnel in need of OSHA-required HAZWOPER training.