On August 20, EPA announced updated guidance to assist generators, transporters, and designated facilities with signing the hazardous waste manifest amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions was released just before the July 4th holiday.
The words Ignitable and flammable seem like synonyms; in the most basic sense, both warn of a fire risk. But if you manage hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, both terms should raise a red flag for you.
The Fall 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions landed in the Federal Register on December 26, 2019.
The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) specifically refer to hazardous waste at 49 CFR 172.205 and requires the use of EPA Form 8700-22 as the shipping paper (i.e., the “manifest”). Do hazardous waste shippers need DOT hazmat training to sign the manifest?
EPA has announced increased user fees to support its electronic hazardous waste manifest system in fiscal years 2020—21.
While hazardous waste generators can now create e-manifests, some logistical challenges remain that may make it difficult to move away from paper manifests. Here's what's holding some facilites up–and why making the switch as soon as possible is a smart management practice.
One of the benefits of the e-manifest system is that we no longer need physical hard copies of manifests to accompany hazardous waste shipments. But just because EPA is fine with no paper copy, the same is not true for the Department of Transportation (DOT).
Update: US EPA published its Interim Final Rule Safe Management of Recalled Airbags to the Federal Register on Friday, November 30.
Lion Technology has added more sessions of its live, one-hour E-Manifest System Webinar to our 2018 EHS training schedule. Lion will present the webinar five times in May.
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