The enforcement discretion policy US EPA implemented in March to help organizations cope with the challenges of the COVID-19 public health emergency now has an end date.
DTSC has issued a $64,350 penalty to a metalworking business in Lynwood, CA for alleged hazardous waste violations in the Golden State.
In this week's Roundup, an egg processing facility and a non-profit ski area are cited for nearly $3 million for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. Plus, a fertilizer producer allegedly violated RCRA and EPCRA standards, resulting in almost $20 million in penalties and site improvements.
This blog answers three common questions from hazardous waste generators concerning EPA notification and EPA ID numbers: Do we need an EPA ID number?; How do we get an EPA ID number?; and When and how do I notify and re-notify EPA of my hazardous waste activities?
The Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions was released just before the July 4th holiday.
In this week's Roundup, a Wisconsin waste management facility is ordered to pay a $232K fine after the alleged improper disposal of electric arc furnace dust. Plus, EPA cited over 2,100 alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at a seafood processing facility, resulting in a $190K penalty.
In this week's Roundup, a housing complex is ordered to pay $55K for allegedly operating 16 illegal large-capacity cesspools. Plus, a Delaware farm is cited for $25K in FIFRA violations after allegedly failing to provide decontamination supplies to employees who worked in pesticide-treated areas.
With these twelve new webinar sessions, Lion makes it easier for professionals to safely complete required hazardous materials and hazardous waste training, maintain their professional credentials, and stay ahead of changing regulations.
Update: EPA's Final Rule to modernize the testing standards for ignitable hazardous wastes appeared in the Federal Register on July, 7, 2020. The Final Rule takes effect on September 8, 2020.
Effective June 11, 2020, three newly adopted RCRA revisions are now in effect in Texas.
Lion's guide for US employers to protect employees from exposure to COVID-19 at work. The information and resources in this guide are intended to help employers and EH&S professionals meet their OSH Act responsibilities to provide a safe, healthy workplace during the coronavirus public health crisis.