Compliance Archives - February 2017
2/14/2017While much has been made of the President’s Executive Order to reduce regulatory burden on business by imposing a 1-in, 2-out regulatory scheme for Federal agencies, it’s also true that the US Congress can get busy repealing regulations at any time, using two major laws: the Congressional Review Act and the Administrative Procedures Act.
2/14/2017Every day, facilities across the US receive Notices of Violation from US EPA for alleged noncompliance with a wide variety of programs like the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, chemical management and reporting regulations (TSCA, EPCRA, CERCLA, etc.), hazardous waste management and disposal standards (RCRA), and much more.
2/14/2017Lion Technology this month launched a new online course to help EHS managers ensure compliance with the complex, overlapping EPA chemical reporting requirements under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA/Superfund).
2/14/2017Words don’t always mean what we think they mean. For instance, while the term “regulated substance” is used several times throughout the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulations, each program in which it’s used defines the term differently.
2/6/2017In our home lives, most of us wear many hats. We play the role of nurse, maintenance employee, landscaper, custodian, and all-around “jack of all trades.” And while many of us wear many hats at work too, it’s a little different. Unlike in our homes, there are certain rules at work that limit the activities we can and cannot perform as both employers and employees.
2/3/2017If you manage hazardous waste in Texas, you’re already aware that the regulatory landscape is a bit more convoluted in the Lone Star State than elsewhere. The complex web of EPA and TCEQ requirements that affect you can make it difficult...
2/3/2017To help shippers protect personnel and maintain full compliance with the new DOT, IATA, and IMDG shipping regulations for 2017, Lion will present nationally trusted DG shipper training in Nashville, Charlotte, Houston, and more in February and March.
2/3/2017When hazardous waste is disposed of in a landfill, a small amount of the toxic constituents in the waste may “leach out” into the soil and groundwater. To mitigate the risks posed by chemicals seeping out of buried waste, US EPA requires generators to prove that the volume of hazardous substances that will “leach out” into the environmental is below thresholds set by US EPA.
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