In this week's Roundup, a major chemical manufacturer promises nearly $300 million in site improvements after alleged Clean Air Act violations. Plus, a military base and a metal producer are ordered to pay $300K for alleged violations of RCRA.
EPA’s Final Rule to add aerosol cans to the RCRA universal waste program took effect nearly one year ago. But not everyone can manage aerosols as universal waste just yet. Did your state adopt the aerosol universal waste rule yet?
In this week's Roundup, a food distributor is set to pay nearly $187K over alleged misuse of anhydrous ammonia. Plus, EPA fines a towing company $75K for allegedly mishandling hazardous waste after a chemical spill.
The cost of noncompliance with US EPA's air, water, chemical, and hazardous waste regulations just went up.
On November 19, the former president of a Wisconsin-based recycling company was sentenced to 18 months in Federal prison for conspiring to store and transport hazardous waste without the proper permits.
In this week's Roundup, a military and parachute hardware fabricator agreed to a $55K settlement to resolve alleged TRI Reporting violations. Plus, a retail store chain allegedly mishandled hazardous waste, resulting in a $3.3 million fine.
The RCRA hazardous waste management regulations require every generator to determine their generator status on a monthly basis (40 CFR 262.13). What happens when you generate more hazardous waste than usual in a month?
In this week's Roundup, an Alabama flooring manufacturer is set to pay $8.95 million for alleged Clean Water Act violations. Plus, EPA halts the import of over 650,000 unapproved alcohol wipes and the distributor allegedly involved will pay $213K in penalties.
US EPA held its fourth e-Manifest Advisory Board meeting in April, focused on increasing e-Manifest use by streamlining the electronic signature requirements. See EPA's responses to the recommendations offered.
Now that aerosol cans are part of the Federal RCRA universal waste program, we look at seven key requirements for puncturing aerosol cans to separate hazardous waste and scrap metal.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.