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11/28/2022

Two Proposed TSCA Rules Dramatically Updated

This month, US EPA proposed significant revisions to TSCA rules related to user fees for certain activities and reporting of PFAS manufacturing and import data.

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11/08/2022

OSHA Warns of Dust Hazards in Cannabis Industry

Following the death of an employee from “occupational asthma due to exposure to ground cannabis,” OSHA cited a marijuana cultivation facility for alleged failure to adequately warn employees about health hazards in the workplace.  

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11/07/2022

How to Use US DOT's Hazmat Special Provisions

How hazardous materials shippers find and use applicable special provisions, and why they are essential to transportation safety and compliance with the HMR.  

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11/04/2022

What's in a Written Hazard Communication Program?

Failure to develop a written hazard communication program is a common misstep for general industry employers. OSHA issues more citations for HazCom violations than for any other general industry Standard.   

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10/24/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 10/24

In this week's Roundup: An asphalt seller, a home renovation TV show, and a delivery company face civil penalties for alleged violations of US EPA water, chemical, and hazardous waste regulations. 

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10/24/2022

Surprise Hazmat Inspection Blitz Finds 1,700 Violations

More than 6,600 packages containing hazardous materials were inspected during roadside checks in the US and Canada during an unannounced five-day inspection blitz earlier this year.

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10/21/2022

The Clean Water Act Turns 50

The United States’ signature water pollution law turned 50 years old last week. The Clean Water Act (CWA) became law on October 18, 1972.  

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10/17/2022

EPA May Repeal "Fugitive Emissions" Exemption from Air Programs

US EPA is proposing to repeal amendments to the Clean Air Act that exempt “fugitive emissions” from counting toward key permitting thresholds for existing major sources under New Source Review.

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10/13/2022

OSHA Proposes $573,000 in Penalties for Twenty-one Alleged Violations

Following an investigation of a metal coatings and manufacturing facility, OSHA issued citations for twenty-one health and safety violations and proposed more than half a million dollars in civil penalties.

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10/10/2022

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 10/10

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a used oil transporter, a refinery, and a county police department will all pay civil penalties to resolve alleged RCRA hazardous waste management violations. 

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