In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, a midstream natural gas firm, an eyeglass lens manufacturer, and a packaging company face fines for noncompliance with EPA air, water, and chemical regulations.
EPA extended the deadline for public comments on its proposal User Fees Rule under TSCA and released supplemental findings regarding small businesses in the chemical sector.
EPA’s Generator Improvements Rule took effect on May 30, 2017. US states have 1 to 2 years from that date to adopt updates to the hazardous waste regulations. EPA has made available a list on its website with relatively up-to-date information regarding states’ plans to adopt the Generator Improvements Rule.
The “derived-from” rule—found at 40 CFR 262.3(c)(2)(i)—states that, unless excluded, a waste generated from the treatment, storage, or disposal of a listed hazardous waste is also a hazardous waste. The derived-from rule intends to prevent generators and TSDFs from circumventing the land disposal restriction requirements that apply to a waste the moment it’s generated.
Hazardous wastes that do not require a manifest under the Federal RCRA program are not hazardous wastes in US DOT’s eyes. Does this mean that you can ignore DOT’s 49 CFR hazmat rules when shipping a non-RCRA hazardous waste? Not exactly.
Lion Technology has added more sessions of its live, one-hour E-Manifest System Webinar to our 2018 EHS training schedule. Lion will present the webinar five times in May.
Tips on how, when, and why to use the hazardous waste mixture rule at 40 CFR 261.3 to minimize the hazardous waste your site generates, reduce disposal costs, and protect the environment.
Learn the latest hazardous waste requirements that impact your facility, including major changes under EPA’s “Generator Improvements Rule, in effect now! Join a full-time Lion instructor to meet EPA’s annual training mandate, earn CEUs and CM points, and get resources to back up your compliance decisions.
Four popular Lion Technology training programs have been nominated for Best Safety Training 2018 in ISHN’s Readers’ Choice Awards! Submit your vote and let the world know you completed the best training available.
Lion has added two new sessions of the EPA’s new E-Manifest System Webinar to our Spring 2018 schedule. Join a full-time Lion instructor and RCRA expert and learn what you need to know to ensure a transition to electronic Manifests...
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