$71K Hazardous Waste Fine for Yonkers, NY Manufacturer
According to an EPA press release, the manufacturer stored dozens of containers of waste paints, solvents, and discarded gasoline at its Yonkers, NY facility. Some of the company’s hazardous waste containers lacked the proper labels, while others were corroded and leaking.
RCRA Rules for Managing Hazardous Waste
EPA’s RCRA rules set specific standards for managing hazardous waste containers—including handling and disposal rules, rules for managing and inspecting containers, permitting requirements, and much more. Have questions about RCRA? Check out the RCRA Hazardous Waste Training FAQ here.
This June: Hazardous Waste in New York Workshops
If you manage hazardous waste in New York, you’re not only responsible for meeting RCRA requirements, but also more stringent, state-specific NYSDEC rules. Both the US EPA and NYSDEC require annual training for hazardous waste managers and personnel.
To help New York facilities keep employees safe, prevent releases, and avoid Federal and State penalties, Lion’s Hazardous Waste in New York Workshop will return this June! Get up to speed on the latest, unique rules for managing hazardous waste in the Empire State—from hazardous waste ID criteria and rules for PCBs to New York rules for sole source aquifers, Manifests, and off-site shipping.
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