In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a used oil transporter, a refinery, and a county police department will all pay civil penalties to resolve alleged RCRA hazardous waste management violations.
In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a chemical distributor will pay for alleged hazardous waste mismanagement, a containerboard manufacturer settles allegations of Clean Air Act noncompliance, and more.
Though Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs) are not required to use a Manifest to ship hazardous waste offsite in most situations, there are three scenarios when a Manifest can or must be used.
In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a hazardous waste generator is cited for alleged failure to train personnel, a chemical manufacturer will pay $1.1 million for alleged Clean Air Act violations, and more.
In our latest EPA Enforcement Roundup, two hazardous waste generators settle alleged RCRA violations and a chemical re-packaging and storage warehouse pays for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and EPCRA.
US EPA will host a three-day virtual public meeting on October 4—6 to explore recommendations for increasing use of electronic hazardous waste manifests. The meeting will run from 10 AM to 6 PM ET each day.
In this week's Roundup, a fertilizer manufacturer must treat over 1 billion pounds of hazards waste and spend $84 million to close its facility. Plus, a quarry will pay $300,000 for watershed restorations.
The RCRA hazardous waste regulations make an important distinction between two types of areas within a facility that generates hazardous waste—satellite accumulation areas (SAA) and central accumulation areas (CAA).
In this week's Roundup, a battery manufacturer pays $108,000 for alleged hazardous waste violations. Plus, a glass product facility agrees to $8.5 million in site improvements following alleged particulate emissions violations.
Recently in Texas, an oil refinery was penalized for a handful of alleged hazardous waste violations. One violation that stands out as especially avoidable concerns the wording used on a container holding universal waste.
In California, universal waste handlers must comply with unique State requirements beyond what the Federal RCRA program mandates. Knowing how to identify and manage universal waste is a critical part of hazardous waste compliance under Cal/EPA rules.