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05/26/2017

New RCRA Rules Take Effect Today!

Today’s the day! The US EPA’s Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule will have a major impact on the way sites nationwide manage waste. The new rules take effect today, May 30th, 2017, across the USA.   

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05/26/2017

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 5/30

This week, our EPA Enforcement Roundup includes a chemical storage and logistics company paying millions for alleged Clean Air Act violations and grease recycler facing jail time for possible criminal violations of the Clean Water Act.  

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05/26/2017

In June: Live Training on New RCRA Rules

Starting June 1, Lion Technology’s RCRA Hazardous Waste Management Workshop will cover major changes for generators in EPA’s Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule.

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05/25/2017

FAA Fines Paint Shipper $63,000 for Hazmat Violations

An Arlington, Texas paint and coatings shipper has received a $63,000 citation from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for alleged violations of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).  

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05/23/2017

DOT Rules for Modifying Hazmat Shipping Names

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” Shakespeare wrote in Romeo and Juliet. The same might be said for hazardous materials—no matter what Proper Shipping Name you choose, your material will exhibit the same hazards and be just as dangerous to supply-chain workers and emergency response personnel. That’s why choosing the right shipping name is so important.   

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05/22/2017

Session Added! RCRA Generator Improvements Webinar

In response to overwhelming demand for RCRA update training, Lion today added an extra session of the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Webinar to our 2017 schedule, to be presented on June 20 from 1—3 PM ET.    

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05/22/2017

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 5/23

This week, our EPA Enforcement Roundup includes two insurance companies paying for Superfund cleanup, an iron nugget producer paying a six-figure Clean Air Act settlement, and a metal recycler in Puerto Rico that allegedly violated the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and RCRA. 

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05/22/2017

The 4 Keys to Legitimate RCRA Recycling

Have you ever wished there were some (legal) way around the RCRA hazardous waste requirements? Recycling certain hazardous secondary materials offers a number of ways for facilities to exclude those materials from US EPA’s definition of solid waste (DSW). If a material is not a solid waste, then by definition it cannot be a hazardous waste. 

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05/19/2017

OSHA to Delay Injury and Illness e-Reporting for Employers

From OSHA's website: “OSHA is not accepting electronic submissions of injury and illness logs at this time, and intends to propose extending the July 1, 2017 date by which certain employers are required to submit the information from their completed 2016 Form 300A electronically.”

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05/15/2017

June Hazmat Training: Cleveland, NY, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cincinnati, Houston & Dallas

Join us for expert-led training to meet DOT, IATA, and IMDG training mandates in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Houston, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and Detroit in June 2017!  

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