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.
To help New York’s hazardous waste generators meet compliance training requirements under state-specific NYSDEC (6 NYCRR) rules, Lion Technology today launched the New York Hazardous Waste Management Online Course.
On May 6, 2016, TCEQ adopted a new Final Rule to bring Texas’ hazardous waste rules up-to-date with Federal RCRA regulations.
In a pair of press releases on May 12, US EPA announced that two companies will settle allegations that the firms failed to comply with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste regulations.
A resins manufacturer in Westminster, MA will pay $38,860 to resolve allegations that it violated provisions of the Clean Water Act stemming from an incident in September 2014.
Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Congress and the US EPA encourage each state to implement and oversee its own hazardous waste program. With the exception of Alaska and Iowa, each US state (and several territories) maintains its own RCRA program that operates in lieu of the Federal rules...
Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), each US state may develop and enforce its own hazardous waste management program in lieu of the Federal EPA program. Every state has done so, except for Alaska and Iowa...
When rainwater or melting snow flows over paved streets, parking lots, rooftops, and other surfaces at industrial and construction sites, the water can pick up debris, sediments, chemicals, and other pollutants before it runs down a storm drain. To prevent these pollutants from making surface waters unsafe...
In the US, enforcing laws and regulations involves a balancing act between the Federal government and individual State governments. When it comes to hazardous waste management, states have the authority to impose standards stricter than the Federal government's. As a result...
About 44 percent of the US population rely on groundwater for their drinking water supply, according to the National Groundwater Association. To protect human health, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish acceptable quality standards for public drinking water supplies and programs...
A deeper look at the 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards, specific rules that employers should know, and eye-opening facts about these common workplace health & safety hazards.