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06/29/2017

OSHA Proposes Delay to New Injury and Illness E-Reporting Rule

As hinted at last month on OSHA’s website, the Agency this week proposed extending the deadline for employers to electronically submit injury and illness data recorded on OSHA Form 300A for the year 2016. The new proposed deadline for employers to submit 2016 Form 300A data using the new electronic system is December 1, 2017.  

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06/27/2017

OSHA May Revoke Some Parts of Its Beryllium Final Rule

OSHA this week proposed revoking the “ancillary provisions” for the construction and shipyard sectors adopted in a January 2017 Final Rule to revise the beryllium workplace exposure standard. OSHA will not revoke the new, lower permissible exposure limits (PELs) for beryllium and beryllium compounds. 

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06/26/2017

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 6/27

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a meat packer, a home builder, and a gas station/convenience store will all pay big penalties for different violations of the Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water Acts. 

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06/26/2017

Is My State Hazardous Waste a DOT Hazmat?

Because of the varying ways that US EPA, State agencies, and US DOT define “hazardous waste,” determining which state-regulated wastes are covered under the HMR can be a challenge. Here, we will take a look at the steps you should take to make that determination for any state-regulated waste.   

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06/23/2017

EPA Finalizes New Active-Inactive TSCA Reporting Requirement

Under the new Final Rule, EPA will require chemical manufacturers and importers to submit a “retrospective electronic notification” for all chemicals manufactured or imported over a ten-year period—from June 21, 2006 to June 21, 2016. 

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06/22/2017

IATA Posts Addendum I to the 58th Edition DGR

In addition to extensive revisions to the IATA DGR operator variations and editorial amendments, Addendum I makes updates to the requirements for shipping consumer commodities, aerosols, lithium batteries, and more.

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06/21/2017

ICAO Posts Addendum II to the 2017-18 TI

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has now posted the second addendum to its Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, or “TI” for short. 

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06/20/2017

PHMSA Posts Hazmat Special Permit Notices

In the Federal Register on Friday, June 16, the US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) posted a series of notices regarding hazardous materials special permits.

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06/19/2017

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 6/20

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a group of defense contractors will pay $3.1 million to reimburse the US Air Force and US EPA for hazardous substance cleanup costs at a used by the US military to launch missiles and rockets since the 1940s. 

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06/19/2017

New RCRA Rules Training in Charlotte, Orlando, Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis, & more

In July, join us for nationally trusted training on the latest RCRA rules - including updates under EPA's "Generator Improvements Rule" - in Charlotte, Orlando, Atlanta, Birmingham, Nashville, Memphis, and more! 

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