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Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Posted on 3/8/2024 by Lion Technology Inc.

Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Test your knowledge relating to this week's news—or use this quiz to stay sharp.


US EPA finalized changes to the Risk Management Program. How many facilities are RMP-regulated?






Not quite.

Per EPA, the recent Final Rule covers all 11,740 regulated RMP facilities across the country.


That's right.

Per EPA, the recent Final Rule covers all 11,740 regulated RMP facilities across the country.


FMCSA and PHMSA recently issued a Safety Advisory regarding nurse tanks, a type of hazmat packaging. Which Agency regulates hazardous materials safety?




Not quite.

PHMSA, or, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, regulates hazardous materials safety and enforces the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) found at 49 CFR.


That's right.

PHMSA, or, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, regulates hazardous materials safety and enforces the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) found at 49 CFR.


Why does PHMSA adopt petitions from industry stakeholders into the HMR?






Not quite.

Petitions from industry stakeholders assist US DOT/PHMSA in periodically amending the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to improve clarity and consistency, address emerging transportation challenges, and harmonize US rules with international standards. By listening to those with practical experience using the HMR, PHMSA can more reliably develop regulations that ensure the safe transportation of hazardous materials without overburdening the regulated community.


That's right.

Petitions from industry stakeholders assist US DOT/PHMSA in periodically amending the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to improve clarity and consistency, address emerging transportation challenges, and harmonize US rules with international standards. By listening to those with practical experience using the HMR, PHMSA can more reliably develop regulations that ensure the safe transportation of hazardous materials without overburdening the regulated community.


EPA recently increased the TSCA User Fees that chemical manufacturers are subject to. Can small businesses receive a discount on these TSCA fees?




Not quite.

Businesses who qualify as a “small business concern” as defined at 40 CFR 700.43 can save about 80% on TSCA fees.


That's right.

Businesses who qualify as a “small business concern” as defined at 40 CFR 700.43 can save about 80% on TSCA fees.


EPA “Form R” reporting is due from covered facilities on July 1. What is that report’s official name?






Not quite.

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting is known by a variety of names, but the official term under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act is Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).


That's right.

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting is known by a variety of names, but the official term under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act is Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).


 

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