Compliance Archives - July 2019
Where to Start With an EHS ConsultantA common refrain when considering the help of an EHS consultant is the well-worn phrase “We've always done it this way.” However, an outside perspective can determine potential risks for fines and penalties and even offer insights that will save you money.
What's In the New Lithium Battery Test Summary Document?Starting January 1, 2020, manufacturers and distributors of lithium cells and batteries (and equipment powered by lithium cells or batteries) must make available a lithium battery testing summary that provides critical safety information about their batteries to downstream shippers and consumers.
Hazardous Waste e-Manifests: Making the SwitchWhile 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.
EPA Announces $11.5 Million Cleanup Plan for Byram, NJ Dump SiteEPA officials have announced an $11.5 million proposal to address hazardous waste contamination at the Mansfield Trail Dump Superfund Site in Byram, NJ. These cleanup initiatives include a cap on former dump areas, treatment of contaminated groundwater, and removal of contaminated soil with assistance from local officials.
EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 7/15In this week's Roundup, a silicone manufacturer and a cold storage facility must pay $4.55 million and $78,200 respectively for Clean Air Act violations. Plus, a major Texas municipality commits to $2 billion in wastewater treatment system improvements.
Are You a Hazmat Shipper of Choice?From a shortage of drivers to restrictive hours of service (HOS) requirements, hazardous materials carriers are now more selective about who they work with. Find out how effective hazmat compliance practices can keep you in a driver's good graces and make you a "shipper of choice."
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