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01/21/2019

Illinois the 20th State to Adopt RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements

In December, Illinois became the latest state to adopt US EPA’s new, stricter hazardous waste requirements.

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10/16/2018

New at Lion.com: Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Training

Lion Technology launched the Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Coursethis week to help industry professionals in the Bay State meet their responsibilities under the state’s hazardous waste rules.

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05/07/2018

Clean Air Act State Implementation Plans, Explained

On any given day, you are likely to see EPA approve and promulgate Clean Air Act State Implementation Plans (SIPs) in the Federal Register.  Find out what goes in a State Implementation Plan and how EPA regulates air pollution sources in states or terretories without a unique Plan.  

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04/16/2018

3 Ways to Ship Hazardous Waste in California

Hazardous wastes that do not require a manifest under the Federal RCRA program are not hazardous wastes in US DOT’s eyesDoes this mean that you can ignore DOT’s 49 CFR hazmat rules when shipping a non-RCRA hazardous waste? Not exactly.  

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09/25/2017

EPA to Approve Washington State Dangerous Waste Updates

US EPA has re-opened the public comment period on a proposed rulemaking to authorize changes made to Washington’s State dangerous waste compliance requirements. The updates, which include a number of more stringent State rules, are listed in the Federal Register.

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06/26/2017

Is My State Hazardous Waste a DOT Hazmat?

Because of the varying ways that US EPA, State agencies, and US DOT define “hazardous waste,” determining which state-regulated wastes are covered under the HMR can be a challenge. Here, we will take a look at the steps you should take to make that determination for any state-regulated waste.   

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03/13/2017

Why You Should Correct Minor Violations During CUPA Inspections

Did you know that during a CUPA hazardous waste inspection, if you correct a minor violation in the presence of the inspector, the inspector is forbidden by law from issuing you a citation for that violation? It’s true!  

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12/08/2016

Tech Giant to Pay $450,000 for Hazardous Waste Violations

A major manufacturer of tech hardware and gadgets will pay $450,000 for hazardous waste violations in the state of California.

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09/26/2016

California DTSC Re-Adopts “Emergency” Hazardous Waste Regulations for CRTs

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced it will re-adopt emergency regulations for facilities that manage cathode ray tubes (CRTs). 

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07/29/2016

DTSC Finds Hazardous Waste Violations at California Battery Recycler

According to an order from the Department of Toxic Substances Control, the battery recycler is permitted to manage hazardous waste but failed to comply with critical provisions of the Title 22 rules.

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