When EPA creates new rules that are more stringent than previous regulations, as is the case with many of the updates in the landmark 2016 Generator Improvements Rule, all states must adopt the more-stringent provisions in order to maintain authorization to run their state program.
If I send my employee to a HAZWOPER training course, will it cover their annual RCRA hazardous waste personnel training?
This summer, we will observe the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River Fire of 1969. In fact, this year represents anniversary dates for four major environmental disasters that greatly influenced environmental policy in the United States.
In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, regulated businesses will pay civil penalties for Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act violations and a manufacturer settles with EPA for $16.2 million in Superfund cleanup costs.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating airbags in six different automaker’s cars after reports of faulty electronics that may cause the airbag inflation failure.
On April 2, 2019, US EPA proposed a rule to modernize its regulations for characterizing ignitable hazardous wastes.
One topic in the Generator Improvements Rule that may benefit many generators is episodic generation. It allows certain types of generators to maintain a “lower” generator status, even if they have an “episode” of waste generation that would normally push them into a higher generator status.
Get the who, where, what, and how much of recent US EPA enforcement actions for violations of air, water, chemical, and hazardous waste regulations. .
Experience fully-engaged training that does more than meet relevant training mandates. Reserve your seat now for hazardous materials and hazardous waste management training workshops in Spring 2019.
By thinking critically about how you manage commerical chemical products (CCPs) at your site, you can optimize your ordering, use, and disposal practices to prevent these chemicals from entering RCRA’s jurisdiction in the first place.
Find out which tanks and substances
are regulated under EPA’s Underground
Storage Tank (UST) program.