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10/15/2020

TCEQ Plans to Increase Environmental Penalties for 2021

TCEQ announced proposed significant increases to its penalty policy for environmental and hazardous waste violations in Texas. The TCEQ Penalty Policy provides a framework for the Agency to calculate fines and penalties for entities that violate State environmental and/or hazardous waste regulations. 

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08/17/2020

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 8/17

In this week's Roundup, a Texas excavator will pay nearly $50K to resolve  alleged TCEQ and RCRA violations. Plus, a New England scrap metal processor has been cited for nearly $900K after allegedly emitting VOCs without a permit.

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01/29/2020

Lion Announces Tradeshow Schedule for Spring 2020

We are packing our bags and getting ready for a jam-packed spring at the nation's biggest EHS events in 2020. Join us in person or follow us on social media for live updates!  

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06/28/2018

Texas to Start Adopting RCRA Generator Improvements This Summer

In Summer 2018, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Office of Industrial and Hazardous Waste (I&HW) will begin the internal process of adopting EPA’s “Generator Improvements” into Texas’ I&HW regulations.   

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01/23/2018

RCRA and TCEQ Waste Training in San Antonio, Feb 21-23

In San Antonio on Feb. 21 to 23, join an expert Lion instructor for collaborative, engaging trianing to satisfy EPA and TCEQ hazarodus and industrial waste training mandates. Plus, earn certification maintenance points toward your IHMM, ABIH, and NEHA credentials!    

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08/30/2017

TCEQ Rules Suspended in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

The governor of Texas has approved a request from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to suspend a number of environmental compliance requirements in 30 TAC. 

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04/25/2017

Houston and Dallas: RCRA and TCEQ Training in 2 Weeks!

For hazardous waste generators, the next 30 days are critically important: On May 30, 2017, EPA’s RCRA “Generator Improvements Rule” takes effect. With the new rule come a number of landmark changes...

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02/03/2017

What Training Do I Need to Manage Hazardous Waste from the Oil & Gas Industry in Texas?

If you manage hazardous waste in Texas, you’re already aware that the regulatory landscape is a bit more convoluted in the Lone Star State than elsewhere. The complex web of EPA and TCEQ requirements that affect you can make it difficult...

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05/31/2016

Texas Adds New RCRA Hazardous Waste Rules

On May 6, 2016, TCEQ adopted a new Final Rule to bring Texas’ hazardous waste rules up-to-date with Federal RCRA regulations.

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12/22/2015

The Biennial Report for RCRA Hazardous Waste Generators

It's that time of year again! The Biennial Report form (8700-13A/B) must be submitted to your authorized State agency or EPA regional office by March 1 of every even-numbered year. You'll report on the previous year's (2015) generation, management, and final disposition of hazardous waste regulated under RCRA. See 40 CFR 262.41(a)...

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Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.

RCRA Status Update: New Hazardous Waste Rules