In the Federal Register on Friday, July 29, the US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed a rulemaking to expand the comprehensive oil spill response plans (OSRP) required for railroads that transport “High Hazard Flammable Trains” (HHFTs).
According to an order from the Department of Toxic Substances Control, the battery recycler is permitted to manage hazardous waste but failed to comply with critical provisions of the Title 22 rules.
In the Federal Register today, US EPA posted a Final Rule to lay out its methodology for creating a user fee schedule for its electronic hazardous waste manifest (e-Manifest) tracking and recordkeeping system for hazardous waste shipments. The Final Rule also includes amendments to e-Manifest regulations initially published in February 2014.
To help New York’s hazardous waste generators meet compliance training requirements under state-specific NYSDEC (6 NYCRR) rules, Lion Technology today launched the New York Hazardous Waste Management Online Course.
Hazardous waste inspections can happen any time and knowing what to expect is crucial to make sure a knock at your door doesn't send you scrambling at the last second. Knowing your responsibilities and keeping your site in full compliance has never been more crucial; EPA recently raised the maximum civil penalty for hazardous waste noncompliance from $37,500 to $70,117 per day, per violation...
In a notice posted to the Federal Register today, the United States Postal Service announced the addition of a new Excepted Quantity Provision to the hazardous materials packaging provisions found in Publication 52. The updates bring the USPS rules up to date with changes PHMSA made to its Hazardous Materials Regulation (HMR) back in 2009.
When it comes to overlapping chemical requirements, major changes tend to reverberate across many environmental and safety programs.
A steel galvanizer in Maryland will pay $60,000 to settle allegations it mismanaged a tank of hazardous waste at its Baltimore facility in violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). According to US EPA, the facility’s violations centered on spent hydrochloric acid stored in a tank on site.
To help shippers meet US DOT training mandates, protect personnel, and maintain full compliance with the latest rules, Lion will present the Complete Multimodal Hazmat Shipper Certification Workshops in southeast US cities starting next week.
In a settlement agreement reached with the Department of Justice and US EPA, an oil refining firm has pledged to reduce air pollution at six of its refineries. The $425 million settlement—which includes a $10 million civil penalty and $403 million to install and operation pollution control equipment—was announced in...
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