Mass DEP has proposed adopting provisions from the current Federal RCRA regulations, including the addition of aerosol cans to the list of universal wastes and EPA’s e-Manifest Rule.
The Superfund Tax is a lot like the movie Top Gun. Both originated in the 1980's before going dormant for a while. Both have made a lasting impact on life in the US. And both came back in 2022.
Update: OSHA has now finalized a rule to increase the maximum and minimum civil penalties for workplace health and safety violations. For a willful or repeat violation, the maximum penalty increased about $11,000.
In our first EPA Enforcement Roundup of 2023, three chemical industry facilities will pay to settle alleged violations of chemical emergency preparedness, hazardous waste, and environmental reporting regulations.
Following an investigation into a series of explosions at a Texas chemical plant, US CSB highlights the suspected cause of the incident and safety recommendations in an Investigation Report.
Which of these four job descriptions would make a staff member a "hazmat employee"? Give the quiz a shot, then see PHMSA's answers from a recent interpretation letter.
The Final Rule restores the definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS) that was in place before a 2015 Final Rule, with updates to reflect relevant Supreme Court decisions.
US DOT PHMSA released its annual “editorial corrections” rule last week to clarify and fix errors in the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
Kick off 2023 right with in-person RCRA or hazardous materials training in the Nashville, TN area. RCRA and DOT workshops in Nashville start on January 23.
Details from US FAA's latest report on lithium battery incidents involving smoke, fire, or extreme heat aboard airplanes, including summaries of nine incidents that occurred on cargo aircraft.
OSHA recently released details about enforcement actions concerning COVID-19 exposure in the workplace. That data showed that OSHA inspectors overwhelmingly cited employers for violations of four specific 29 CFR Standards, which this report explores.