A messy release of alfredo sauce on a highway near Memphis, TN gives us a chance to consider release reporting rules under three major regulatory programs—the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR), Superfund, and the Clean Water Act.
US EPA plans to revise the Risk Management Planning (RMP) regulations for facilities that use, store, manufacture, handle, or move regulated substances above certain thresholds.
Update: US EPA's proposed rule to add PFOA and PFOS to the list of hazardous substances under CERCLA/Superfund was published to the Federal Register on September 6.
In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, the president of an electroplating company pleads guilty to criminal Clean Water Act violations, an agribusiness firm faces $1.7 million in penalties for TRI reporting failures, and more.
Update: US DOT PHMSA is extending the comment period on its request for input about potential benefits of electronic hazmat shipping papers, emergency response information, train consists, and other communications until 10/24.
Catch up on the headlines that matter to environmental, safety, and hazardous materials professionals this week with this 5-minute quiz.
PHMSA’s policy of enforcement discretion regarding use of alternate adhesive tape to close UN rated packagings will end on August 31, 2022.
OSHA is considering a rulemaking to revise its standards for workplace exposure to lead, based on medical findings made since the Standard for lead was established in 1978.
Four people—two police officers and two trucking company employees—were transported to a hospital as a precautionary measure following a suspected nitric acid release in New Jersey last week.
Which is longer: US DOT's definition of a hazardous material or the NFL rulebook definition of a completed pass?
Lion's guide for US employers to protect employees from exposure to COVID-19 at work. The information and resources in this guide are intended to help employers and EH&S professionals meet their OSH Act responsibilities to provide a safe, healthy workplace during the coronavirus public health crisis.