Compliance Archives - October 2016
Federal Judge Halts California's Hazmat Rail FeeOn October 29, Union Pacific released a customer announcement stating that a Federal judge has issued an injunction to temporarily halt the implementation of California’s hazmat rail fee. Passed in August, the fee of $45 per rail car would apply to rail shipments of 25 specific hazardous materials commodities, including petroleum crude oil (UN 1267 and 1270), gasoline (UN 1203, 1993, and 3295), and liquefied petroleum gas or LPG (UN 1075 and 3161).
EPA Enforcement Round-Up Week of 10/21Every day, facilities all across America receive Notices of Violation from US EPA for alleged noncompliance with a wide variety of programs like the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, chemical management and reporting regulations, hazardous waste management and disposal standards, and much more...
Best Management Practices for Documenting Waste IdentificationTo properly manage the waste your site generates, you must first determine if that waste is considered hazardous under EPA's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). In order to determine whether a solid waste is hazardous under RCRA, you may need to go above and beyond your knowledge of the material by running tests or analyzing data. [40 CFR 262.11]...
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IATA Clarifies DGR Training Rules for Lithium Battery ShippersThe 2017 edition of the International Air Transport Association’s Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) includes major changes for lithium battery shippers. Among them is a clarification of what constitutes "adequate instruction" for employees involved in shipping Section II lithium batteries.
EPA Enforcement Round Up - Week of 10/14Every day, facilities all across America receive Notices of Violation from US EPA for alleged noncompliance with a wide variety of programs like the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, chemical management and reporting regulations, hazardous waste management and disposal standards, and much more.
Railroads Challenge California Hazmat Rail FeeIn August, the state of California passed a law to require railroads to collect a $45 fee to transport rail cars carrying certain hazardous materials. Railroads are now challenging the implementation of the hazmat fee, expressing concerns about how it will be enforced and how it will affect small quantity shipments.
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