Requiring every site that generates hazardous waste to apply for and maintain a RCRA storage permit would be burdensome and inefficient. Here's what US EPA requires instead.
California DTSC will amend the state’s hazardous waste regulations to clarify when metal shredding facilities must comply with the Hazardous Waste Control Law (HWCL).
Why it's easier than you think to accidentally operate an illegal hazardous waste facility.
In this week's Roundup, a plastics manufacturer will pay $2.85 million to resolve alleged violations related to a series of fires at company facility. Plus, a cannabis processor agrees to a $45,000 settlement for alleged improper disposal of hazardous waste.
We challenged Lion’s top instructors to answer the web’s most-searched questions about RCRA hazardous waste compliance. Watch this video to see the 10 most common RCRA-related web searches and get the answers straight from the experts.
Any waste that is or ever was a hazardous waste is restricted from land disposal unless it meets certain standards called Land Disposal Restrictions or LDRs.
In this week's Roundup, a metal recycler will pay $500,000 to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations related to two facility explosions in 2020. Plus, a mineral facility agrees to serve five years probation and pay civil and criminal penalties after EPA and OSHA find the company allegedly exposed workers to arsenic hazards.
Before you wipe the work off your desk for the weekend, try this quick quiz to see if you can identify which items would qualify for exclusion from RCRA as a “wipe.”
In this week's Roundup, a silicon manufacturer agrees to pay $2.3 million to resolve various alleged environmental violations as the facility pivots to specialty silicon manufacturing. Plus, a Canadian logistics company is found responsible for alleged unauthorized discharges of bilge water into Lake Ontario.
Next week: September 1, 2021 is the first deadline for small quantity generators (SQGs) of hazardous wastes to re-notify EPA (or their state environmental agency) of their activities.
Find out which tanks and substances are regulated under EPA’s Underground Storage Tank (UST) program. Plus, find out which common exclusions are no longer required for tank owners and operators after October 2018.