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Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Posted on 5/17/2024 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.


EPA added PFOA and PFOS to the list of "hazardous substances" under CERCLA/Superfund. What is their reportable quantity?






Not quite.

EPA's Final Rule added these substances to the Superfund list, each with a reportable quantity of 1 pound. The rule takes effect July 8, 2024.


That's right.

EPA's Final Rule added these substances to the Superfund list, each with a reportable quantity of 1 pound. The rule takes effect July 8, 2024.


In FY 2023, defendants faced trials for criminal violations of environmental laws and regulations. What % of those defendants were convicted?






Not quite.

Per US EPA:
In fiscal year (FY) 2023, the criminal enforcement program opened 199 new cases. An individual defendant was prosecuted in 74% of the criminal cases charged in FY 2023. The criminal enforcement program’s conviction rate was 100% in FY 2023.


That's right.

Per US EPA:
In fiscal year (FY) 2023, the criminal enforcement program opened 199 new cases. An individual defendant was prosecuted in 74% of the criminal cases charged in FY 2023. The criminal enforcement program’s conviction rate was 100% in FY 2023.


Which city's fire department recently arrested an e-bike seller for violating a local lithium battery law in effect since September 2023?






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The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) arrested an individual for noncompliance with NYC's Local Law 39. This law prohibits the sale, lease, rental, or distribution of powered micro-mobility devices like e-bike, e-scooters, and batteries unless they have been certified by an accredited testing laboratory.


That's right.

The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) arrested an individual for noncompliance with NYC's Local Law 39. This law prohibits the sale, lease, rental, or distribution of powered micro-mobility devices like e-bike, e-scooters, and batteries unless they have been certified by an accredited testing laboratory.


EPA recently finalized national, legally enforceable limits for specific PFAS in drinking water. Which of these is NOT covered by the rule?






Not quite.

The five PFAS included in the rule are PFOA, PFOS, PFNA, PFHxS, and HFPO-DA (aka "GenX").


That's right.

The five PFAS included in the rule are PFOA, PFOS, PFNA, PFHxS, and HFPO-DA (aka "GenX").


PHMSA's recent HM-215Q Rule aligns the hazmat regulations with international standards. Which global standards did PHMSA align the HMR with?






Not quite.

The rule harmonizes the HMR with global requirements including the 2023–24 ICAO Technical Instructions, the 2022 IMDG Code, and the 22nd revised UN Model Regulations.


That's right.

The rule harmonizes the HMR with global requirements including the 2023–24 ICAO Technical Instructions, the 2022 IMDG Code, and the 22nd revised UN Model Regulations.


 

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