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08/21/2017

When and How to Mix Hazardous Waste With Used Oil

Knowing when and how to mix hazardous waste with used oil can save generators time and money in many ways. Some mixtures of waste and used oil are not hazardous waste, and these mixtures are not subject to RCRA accumulation time limits, inspection requirements, or manifesting. 

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08/18/2017

Medical Waste Labeling Mistakes Lead to $28,000 Fine for SC Hospital

A hospital group that operates facilities across South Carolina has been ordered to pay $28,000 to resolve allegations it unknowingly violated US EPA and State DHEC environmental rules regarding identification and storage of hazardous waste.   

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08/14/2017

Court Invalidates Parts of EPA's 2015 Definition of Solid Waste Rule

A D.C. Circuit Court last month invalidated parts of EPA’s 2015 update to the Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) pertaining to the reclamation of hazardous secondary materials. Find out what it means for hazardous waste generators   

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08/03/2017

EPA Adds 7 Superfund Sites to National Priorities List

US EPA today announced the addition of seven sites to its National Priorities List (NPL)—the list of sites designated for cleanup under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also called “Superfund.”   

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07/21/2017

Learn the New RCRA Rules Online Now!

Lion Technology’s popular Hazardous Waste Management Online Course is now updated to reflect major changes to the EPA hazardous waste generator requirements under EPA’s “Generator Improvements Rule.” Learn more here.   

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07/21/2017

New RCRA Contingency Plan Rules for Satellite Areas and Emergencies

One of the new, more stringent RCRA requirements that your state must adopt from EPA's "Generator Improvements Rule" is that containers managed under the “satellite” rules will have to be included in all preparedness, prevention, and emergency procedures at both small and large quantity generator locations. A heads-up now can help you plan ahead.

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07/17/2017

EPA May Delist Electroplating Sludge from RCRA Hazardous Waste Definition

In response to a petition from Samsung Austin Semiconductor, US EPA has announced a proposal to delist Copper filter cake generated by the electroplating process (an F006 waste) from the definition of hazardous waste under the Resource Conservational and Recovery Act (RCRA).    

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07/11/2017

New RCRA Rules Training in Atlanta, Birmingham, Nashville, & Memphis

RCRA workshops in Southeast cities start NEXT WEEK! Meet EPA’s annual RCRA training mandate and get up to speed on landmark changes to the hazardous waste generator requirements—in effect now!  

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07/10/2017

4 Common Universal Waste Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Did you know that 1 out of 10 RCRA hazardous waste violations is related to the mismanagement of universal waste? Here we look at the four most common universal waste compliance mistakes and how to avoid them!   

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07/10/2017

Georgia to Adopt New RCRA Hazardous Waste Rules Next Month

A proposal now available from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) lays out the State Agency’s plans for adopting recent updates to the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste rules. 

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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