In October, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released its first statewide scorecard for permitted facilities that treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste.
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) claims that the facility, which paid $1.4 million in penalties in October 2018 following a series of fires, has failed to properly manage its hazardous waste since the settlement.
A marijuana production facility has been indicted by Federal prosecutors for the alleged illegal disposal of over 1,500 lbs. of hazardous waste on various properties within San Diego County, California.
To help hazardous waste professionals in California effectively train personnel to properly handle hazardous waste on site, Lion launched the Storing Hazardous Waste in California—Ops Online Course this week.
California has unveiled a plan to adopt provisions from EPA’s 2016 Generator Improvements Rule into the state’s Title 22 hazardous waste regulations. The major EPA rulemaking overhauled the Federal hazardous waste management requirements, adding more stringent provisions as well as new reliefs for generators.
This time, the bill is $7.4 million.
Which is scarier: Seeing a ghost or finding out that your business owes more than $1 million in fines for avoidable environmental violations? Talk about terror!
California’s DTSC is nearing completion of an “emergency” rulemaking to raise the maximum penalties for hazardous waste compliance violations in California.
Hazardous wastes that do not require a manifest under the Federal RCRA program are not hazardous wastes in US DOT’s eyes. Does this mean that you can ignore DOT’s 49 CFR hazmat rules when shipping a non-RCRA hazardous waste? Not exactly.
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) on Friday ordered a California refinery to dispose of 329 dumpster-sized bins of oil bearing materials that DTSC says the owners accumulated speculatively on site.
DId you know? Many waste generated during oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) activities are excluded from the RCRA Subtitle C hazardous waste management standards.