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11/13/2018

New EPA Rules Will Facilitate Worldwide Airbag Recall

Update: US EPA published its Interim Final Rule Safe Management of Recalled Airbags to the Federal Register on Friday, November 30.

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11/12/2018

New EPA Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste Rules Coming Soon

US EPA is preparing to finalize regulations that could have a major impact on the way healthcare facilities and others manage pharmaceutical hazardous wastes. 

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11/09/2018

PHMSA Updates and Amends Hazardous Materials Regulations

US DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a Final Rule on November 7, 2018 to update, clarify, streamline, and provide new relief from certain hazmat rules.   

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11/05/2018

Can I Reuse Hazmat Packaging?

How do we know when DOT will allow us to reuse a package, e.g., a drum? What are the requirements for reusing packaging, and where can shippers find them?

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10/30/2018

Two $1 Million Hazardous Waste Settlements Reached with Cal DTSC

Which is scarier: Seeing a ghost or finding out that your business owes more than $1 million in fines for avoidable environmental violations? Talk about terror!

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10/23/2018

2019 Preview: New Hazardous Waste Rules for Generators

EPA has more new rules planned for late 2018 and early 2019—two of which will simplify things for some hazardous waste generators. Which ones affect you?

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10/17/2018

Cleaning Up: EPA Deleting Superfund Sites at Near Record Pace

Want to know if there are any Superfund sites in your backyard? 

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10/16/2018

New at Lion.com: Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Training

Lion Technology launched the Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Coursethis week to help industry professionals in the Bay State meet their responsibilities under the state’s hazardous waste rules.

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10/15/2018

Unknown Hazmat: Secrets for Shipping Samples

How do you properly ship a potential hazardous material when you don’t have the information you would typically use to classify, package, mark, label, and handle it? Read on to find out!

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10/08/2018

Spontaneous Combustion: Not Just Science Fiction!

When is spontaneous combustion not just a plot device? When it's an ignitable waste, non-liquid D001.

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In 1995, US EPA passed the Universal Waste Rule, which created relaxed standards for managing common hazardous wastes like light bulbs, batteries, mercury-containing equipment, and more. While universal wastes are subject to less stringent regulations than “fully-regulated” hazardous wastes, there are still rules to follow to manage them properly. Use this guide to spot and correct common universal waste errors before they result in a notice of violation during a Federal or State inspection.

4 Common Universal Waste Mistakes