Lion News

News
Find a Course
+documenttags:RCRA

09/28/2021

Do We Need a RCRA Permit to Store Hazardous Waste?

Requiring every site that generates hazardous waste to apply for and maintain a RCRA storage permit would be burdensome and inefficient. Here's what US EPA requires instead.

Learn More

09/24/2021

Cal DTSC Emergency Hazardous Waste Rule for Scrap Metal

California DTSC will amend the state’s hazardous waste regulations to clarify when metal shredding facilities must comply with the Hazardous Waste Control Law (HWCL).

Learn More

09/20/2021

RCRA Generator Exemptions: 3 Case Studies

Why it's easier than you think to accidentally operate an illegal hazardous waste facility. 

Learn More

09/20/2021

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 9/20

In this week's Roundup, a plastics manufacturer will pay $2.85 million to resolve alleged violations related to a series of fires at company facility. Plus, a cannabis processor agrees to a $45,000 settlement for alleged improper disposal of hazardous waste.

Learn More

09/16/2021

Video: RCRA FAQ Autocomplete Challenge

We challenged Lion’s top instructors to answer the web’s most-searched questions about RCRA hazardous waste compliance. Watch this video to see the 10 most common RCRA-related web searches and get the answers straight from the experts.

Learn More

09/13/2021

RCRA LDR Tips: Was it Ever Hazardous Waste?

Any waste that is or ever was a hazardous waste is restricted from land disposal unless it meets certain standards called Land Disposal Restrictions or LDRs.  

Learn More

08/30/2021

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 8/30

In this week's Roundup, a metal recycler will pay $500,000 to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations related to two facility explosions in 2020. Plus, a mineral facility agrees to serve five years probation and pay civil and criminal penalties after EPA and OSHA find the company allegedly exposed workers to arsenic hazards.

Learn More

08/26/2021

Quick Quiz: Wipe or Not a Wipe?

Before you wipe the work off your desk for the weekend, try this quick quiz to see if you can identify which items would qualify for exclusion from RCRA as a “wipe.”

Learn More

08/24/2021

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 8/24

In this week's Roundup, a silicon manufacturer agrees to pay $2.3 million to resolve various alleged environmental violations as the facility pivots to specialty silicon manufacturing. Plus, a Canadian logistics company is found responsible for alleged unauthorized discharges of bilge water into Lake Ontario.

Learn More

08/20/2021

September 1 Deadline for RCRA SQGs to Re-Notify EPA

Next week: September 1, 2021 is the first deadline for small quantity generators (SQGs) of hazardous wastes to re-notify EPA (or their state environmental agency) of their activities.

Learn More
|< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10... > >|
download our latest whitepaper

When it comes to hazardous waste compliance, many of the most commonly cited management mistakes are easy to identify and correct. By spotting and fixing these everyday errors, you can protect your organization from EPA fines now as high as $76,764 per day, per violation. Download this guide to see 25 of the most-cited errors in RCRA training, recordkeeping, waste ID, container management, universal waste, and more.

By submitting your phone number, you agree to receive recurring marketing and training text messages. Consent to receive text messages is not required for any purchases. Text STOP at any time to cancel. Message and data rates may apply. View our Current and Privacy Policy.

25 RCRA Mistakes