We've compiled a list of news updates related to the coronavirus pandemic that supply chain managers, environmental compliance officers, OSHA safety personnel, hazmat logistics employees and other EH&S workers need to know.
In this week's Roundup, a California waste management facility pays over $350K to resolve alleged RCRA violations. Plus, a Wisconsin chemical manufacturer agrees to pay $480K and conduct a leak detection and repair audit after alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.
An 86-acre landfill is believed to be the cause of numerous smelly outbreaks in residential areas in Monroe Township, New Jersey.
TCEQ announced proposed significant increases to its penalty policy for environmental and hazardous waste violations in Texas. The TCEQ Penalty Policy provides a framework for the Agency to calculate fines and penalties for entities that violate State environmental and/or hazardous waste regulations.
In this week's Roundup, two municipalities face $1.5 million in Clean Water Act and RCRA penalties. Plus, a munitions manufacturers agrees to pay $11.5 million to restore a NJ superfund site.
In this week's Roundup, a horseracing track loses a bet to the EPA, paying over $8 million for alleged Clean Water Act violations. Plus, a cold storage unit and a natural gas plant settle with EPA for $360K combined for alleged Clean Air Act violations.
A California appeals court panel ruled recently that one of America’s biggest retailers must give investigators ten years of information about its hazardous waste management and disposal procedures.
On September 18, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that would require NJ Department of Environmental Protection to consider the environmental and public health impacts certain operations would have on “overburdened” communities.
In this week's Roundup, a Seattle-based coffee company takes steps to correct its alleged $100,000 EPCRA violation. Plus, a California metal finishing company is asked to pay nearly $50K for alleged missteps in hazardous waste management.
US EPA released a final TSCA chemical risk evaluation for a class of flame retardants that include hexabromocyclododecane or HBCD.
Effective training on environmental, transportation, and safety issues is critical to protect employees and defend your organization from costly fines and
liability. But not all hazardous materials or hazardous waste training sessions are created equal.