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.
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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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.
This month, TCEQ approved enforcement actions against two businesses for alleged violation's of state requirements for management and disposal of industrial and hazardous waste (IHW).
Update: On July 20, 2020, Louisiana became the 27th state to adopt EPA's RCRA hazardous waste Generator Improvements Rule.
One change in EPA's Generator Improvements Rule that provided a new relief for generators is the creation of rules for “episodic generation.” Find out who can use this new relief, and how it could help lighten your regulatory burden.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.