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09/26/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 9/26

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a hazardous waste generator is cited for alleged failure to train personnel, a chemical manufacturer will pay $1.1 million for alleged Clean Air Act violations, and more.

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09/23/2022

Updated Regulations for Shipping Radioactive Materials Proposed

US DOT PHMSA has proposed to align the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) with international requirements for transporting radioactive materials (Class 7).  

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09/22/2022

Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Catch up on the headlines that matter to environmental, safety, and hazardous materials professionals this week with this 5-minute quiz.

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09/22/2022

DOT Seeks Stakeholder Input on Hazmat Registration for Shippers and Carriers

To fund PHMSA’s national emergency preparedness grant program to levels required by law, the Agency may need to increase hazmat registration fees or expand the criteria for who must register.

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09/22/2022

10 Most Cited OSHA Violations of 2022

OSHA recently announced a preliminary list of the ten most cited workplace health and safety violations for FY 2022.

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09/16/2022

OSHA Expands Severe Violator Enforcement Program

OSHA is expanding the criteria for employers to be placed into its Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP). The program is no longer limited to violations that led directly to a fatality, multiple hospitalizations, or other egregious violations. 

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09/15/2022

EPA to Remove 12 Substances from Approved Pesticide Ingredient List

EPA intends to remove twelve per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from the list of inert ingredients approved for use in pesticides. The chemicals proposed for removal are not currently used in any registered pesticide products.  

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09/14/2022

5 Changes for Lithium Batteries by Air in Effect January 1

In recent years, revisions to the rules for lithium battery air shipments have been a mainstay on the list of significant changes to IATA’s manual. 2023 will be no exception.   

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09/14/2022

Meet America's 5 Newest Superfund Sites

On September 9, US EPA added five sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is a list of locations prioritized for longer-term cleanup action due to contamination with hazardous substances.  

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09/12/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 9/12

In our latest EPA Enforcement Roundup, two hazardous waste generators settle alleged RCRA violations and a chemical re-packaging and storage warehouse pays for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and EPCRA. 

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