As of November 7, 2022, thirty-nine (39) states have adopted the RCRA Generator Improvements Rule. US EPA authorized the relevant state program revisions for Virginia and North Dakota in October.
Though Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs) are not required to use a Manifest to ship hazardous waste offsite in most situations, there are three scenarios when a Manifest can or must be used.
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 Final Rule to significantly revise the Texas state hazardous and industrial waste regulations is in effect as of February 3.
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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.
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.
Oregon DEQ has proposed to adopt major changes to the RCRA hazardous waste regulations in EPA's Generator Improvements Rule, as well as other new requirements added to the Federal RCRA program in recent years.
TCEQ has released projected milestone dates for a rulemaking that will adopt three updates made to the RCRA hazardous waste regulations by US EPA between 2015 and 2018—including the landmark Generator Improvements Rule.
Effective January 21, 2021, Delaware has adopted the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule and new RCRA regulations for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals (HWP), aerosol cans, waste airbags, and more.
Some of the limited quantity reliefs are identical across the intermodal transport rules, but others are reserved for specific modes of transport. Shippers can and should capitalize on these limited quantity reliefs when possible, but must recognize that some hazmat requirements still apply to shipping limited quantities.