When does a material become a hazardous waste? While the phrase “point of generation” is used in the regulations, it is not clearly defined.. EPA has been reticent to codify any specific definition, in part because they realize that the decision is going to be based on a number of factors. So let’s explore those factors a little.
On August 20, EPA announced updated guidance to assist generators, transporters, and designated facilities with signing the hazardous waste manifest amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In this week's Roundup, a Texas excavator will pay nearly $50K to resolve alleged TCEQ and RCRA violations. Plus, a New England scrap metal processor has been cited for nearly $900K after allegedly emitting VOCs without a permit.
To help employers meet state COVID-19 training requirements and protect employees amid the ongoing public health emergency, Lion Technology announced three training opportunities for safety professionals and employees this week.
To help employers meet state training mandates and ensure employees have reliable, clear information to protect themselves from exposure to COVID-19, Lion launched the COVID-19 Employee Safety Awareness online course this week.
In this week's Roundup, a chemical manufacturer has agreed to a $3.1 million settlement to remmediate a facility in Texas that was the site of an accidental release in 2014. Plus, a New England industrial coating facility faces $317,000 in Clean Air Act violations.
US EPA recently reminded hazardous waste facilities that, starting September 1, 2021, small quantity generators must re-notify EPA of their activities once every four years.
Update: On July 20, 2020, Louisiana became the 27th state to adopt EPA's RCRA hazardous waste Generator Improvements Rule.
We explore how US DOT, EPA, and OSHA use the word hazardous to describe what they regulate, and why one definition just isn't enough.
To help organizations keep EHS compliance on track in 2020, Lion has re-imagined the way we deliver EHS training and consulting to make both easier to access, use, and apply.
This 10-step Hazmat Shipper Starter Guide is your quick reference to the basics of hazardous materials shipping. While it’s not designed to replace effective hazmat training, it will introduce new managers to the major considerations and details that impact hazmat shipping compliance.