EPA has proposed to add a category for diisononyl phthalate (DINP) to the list of toxic chemicals subject to annual reporting under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA).
In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a hotel chain resolves alleged hazardous waste violations, an oil processing facility makes upgrades to reduce air pollution, and a recycling facility pays to settle alleged TSCA violations related to PCBs.
Catch up on the headlines that matter to environmental, safety, and hazardous materials professionals this week with this 5-minute quiz.
The US DOT Federal Rail Administration (FRA) proposed a rulemaking to establish minimum staffing requirements for all railroad operations (except those that pose no significant safety risks).
This year’s Independence Day celebration started one week early in New Jersey, when a truck carrying a reported 10,000 pounds of fireworks caught fire on Route 287
The semi-annual Agenda details new regulations that Federal agencies like US EPA, US DOT, and OSHA have planned for the near future.
Recently in Texas, an oil refinery was penalized for a handful of alleged hazardous waste violations. One violation that stands out as especially avoidable concerns the wording used on a container holding universal waste.
US DOT announced actions to grant or deny new and modified hazmat Special Permits in the Federal Register on May 27.
Update: US EPA is extending the comment period on a proposed TSCA rulemaking to ban ongoing uses of asbestos. EPA will now accept comments until July 13, 2022.
Effective May 14, 2022, Montana revised its state hazardous waste regulations to incorporate Federal RCRA updates including the Generator Improvements Rule, aerosols as universal waste, management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals (HWP), and more.
A deeper look at the 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards, specific rules that employers should know, and eye-opening facts about these common workplace health & safety hazards.