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Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Posted on 9/15/2023 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.


PHMSA will no longer authorize transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in rail tank cars as of 10/31. Which other name is LNG known by?






Not quite.

Liquefied natural gas is also known as "methane, refrigerated liquid" or "natural gas, refrigerated liquid."


That's right.

Liquefied natural gas is also known as "methane, refrigerated liquid" or "natural gas, refrigerated liquid."


A recent rule to revise the RCRA regulations added a limit for on-site accumulation of acute hazardous waste at small quantity generator (SQG) sites. What’s the (new) limit?






Not quite.

Billed as a “corrections” rule, several updates to RCRA published directly last month are set to take effect on 12/7, unless EPA receives adverse comments before October 10. The rule adds an accumulation limit of 1 kg for acute hazardous waste to the SQG regulations in 40 CFR 262.16(b)(1).

See our blog to uncover a second important change in the rule—and what it means for generators who identify hazardous wastes or assign RCRA waste codes.


That's right.

Billed as a “corrections” rule, several updates to RCRA published directly last month are set to take effect on 12/7, unless EPA receives adverse comments before October 10. The rule adds an accumulation limit of 1 kg for acute hazardous waste to the SQG regulations in 40 CFR 262.16(b)(1).

See our blog to uncover a second important change in the rule—and what it means for generators who identify hazardous wastes or assign RCRA waste codes.


How long does a person have to submit a written hazmat incident report to the National Response Center following a hazmat incident?






Not quite.

In accordance with Sec. 171.16(a), a person must submit a detailed incident report within 30 days of discovery of the incident to the Department.


That's right.

In accordance with Sec. 171.16(a), a person must submit a detailed incident report within 30 days of discovery of the incident to the Department.


EPA revised the definition of “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act last week after a Supreme Court decision related to:






Not quite.

In Sackett v. EPA, the Supreme Court ruled that EPA erred in its interpretation of the Clean Water Act as it relates to the separation of “waters” and “wetlands.”

EPA’s new WOTUS definition is effective immediately, as of September 8, 2023.


That's right.

In Sackett v. EPA, the Supreme Court ruled that EPA erred in its interpretation of the Clean Water Act as it relates to the separation of “waters” and “wetlands.”

EPA’s new WOTUS definition is effective immediately, as of September 8, 2023.


The NHTSA may compel another massive recall of car airbag inflators soon. These car safety devices are transported as one of two hazard classes. Which two?






Not quite.

Airbag inflators are shipped as “UN 0503, Safety devices, pyrotechnic, 1.4G” or “UN 3268, Safety devices, electrically initiated, 9.” See our recent blog to find out when a shipper may use each description.


That's right.

Airbag inflators are shipped as “UN 0503, Safety devices, pyrotechnic, 1.4G” or “UN 3268, Safety devices, electrically initiated, 9.” See our recent blog to find out when a shipper may use each description.


 

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In Lion News...

DOT Suspends Authorization for LNG in Rail Tank Cars
Big RCRA Corrections Rule is Worth a Look for Generators
PHMSA Answers Hazmat Incident Report FAQs
New "Waters of the United States" Rule in Effect Now
Regulators May Recall 50 Million More Air Bag Inflators

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