Compliance Archives - March 2020
3/30/2020“Wait, is that compliant?” That's what I thought when a computer showed up on my doorstep bearing an unorthodox lithium battery marking. The answer, I learned, has important implications for dangerous goods professionals and all business leaders.
3/30/2020This year, we’ve already seen how our best-laid plans can be wrecked by circumstances completely out of our control. We put together some hazardous waste management tips about what to do when unforeseen events threaten to upset your RCRA compliance efforts.
3/24/2020On March 18, EPA released a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) to clarify the scope of the 2018 proposed rule “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science.” The original rulemaking is designed to make information that influences certain EPA rulemakings publicly accessible.
3/24/2020In this week's Roundup, a Wyoming oil production facility pays $115,000 to resolve alleged violations related to two improper releases. Plus, EPA fines an industrial metalworking company in Arizona for allegedly violating their fugitive dust plan from a previous settlement.
3/23/2020The 49 CFR explicitly states that “hazmat employers” must ensure their “hazmat employees” are training to perform their essential job functions [49 CFR 172.702(a)]. But who exactly needs training and what kind of training is required? We answer these questions and more.
3/18/2020A hazardous waste facility near Arlington, Oregon has been put on notice for allegedly dumping over 2.5 million pounds of radioactive fracking waste at its landfill, according to the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE). Oregon law prohibits disposal of radioactive waste in the state.
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