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09/25/2017

Using RCRA Interpretations in 2017 and Beyond

Environmental professionals often look to EPA letters of interpretation for clarity on specific hazardous waste management issues that arise at their facilities. Interpretations can be a useful tool for seeing the real-world implications of environmental regulations, but should be viewed with a few cautions in mind.   

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09/25/2017

EPA to Approve Washington State Dangerous Waste Updates

US EPA has re-opened the public comment period on a proposed rulemaking to authorize changes made to Washington’s State dangerous waste compliance requirements. The updates, which include a number of more stringent State rules, are listed in the Federal Register.

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09/15/2017

Tuna Producer Caught in EPA Enforcement Net

Sorry, Charlie! A major canned tuna fish producer will now pay more than $6,000,000 to resolve alleged violations of wastewater permitting, Clean Water Act, RCRA hazardous waste, and Clean Air Act chemical storage requirements.

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09/11/2017

Is Your Site Natural Disaster Ready?

When natural disasters strike, EHS professionals have a responsibility to keep employees safe and protect their facilities. Already this summer, we’ve seen Hurricane Harvey disrupt the petrochemical industry in Texas and Hurricane Irma devastate the Caribbean and South Florida.    

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09/11/2017

First Responders File Suit Against Texas Chemical Company

Seven individuals who responded to the flooded organic peroxides plant in Crosby, TX during Hurricane Harvey have now filed suit against the global chemical company that owns the facility. 

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09/05/2017

RCRA and DOT Hazmat Training in North Jersey

2 Days, 2 Certificates, Only 2 weeks leftJoin us at the North Jersey Training Center for 2 days of expert training to meet both US DOT hazmat and RCRA hazardous waste training mandates. Reserve your seat now to maintain your DOT hazmat and RCRA certifications, earn CEUs, and get unmatched resources and 365 days of Membership for ongoing compliance support.

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08/30/2017

TCEQ Rules Suspended in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

The governor of Texas has approved a request from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to suspend a number of environmental compliance requirements in 30 TAC. 

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08/28/2017

CSB Issues Safety Alert for Texas Petrochemical Facilities

In the wake of devastating flooding and disruption of industrial operations caused by Hurricane Harvey, the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has issued a Safety Alert for petrochemical facilities in Texas that will restart operations in the coming weeks and months. 

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08/21/2017

NJ SRPL Board Approves Lion’s Complete EPA Regulations Workshop

The New Jersey Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board (SRPL Board) has approved Lion Technology’s Complete Environmental Regulations Workshop for 7 Regulatory Continuing Education Credits (CECs).   

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08/21/2017

EPA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 8/22

In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, an environmental fugitive is on the run after escaping police custody, a metal etching company pays for RCRA hazardous waste violations, and more. 

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Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.

2018 RCRA Status Report: New Hazardous Waste Rules