In this week's Roundup, a multi-state company that manufactures cement pays $13.3 million over alleged Clean Air Act violations. Plus EPA issues over $1.6million in fines and penalties to a Washington recycling center for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act.
From college football to state borders, Michigan and Ohio are in constant competition. Test your knowledge of the RCRA hazardous waste activity in these states with this quiz.
EPA has submitted a $36 million proposal to clean up the nearly 20 acres of soil, sediment, and groundwater contamination at the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Site in Gibbsboro, NJ.
We review two RCRA hazardous waste rulemakings that are planned for 2020, and one additional rule that’s already been finalized.
Last month, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) reached a settlement with a property management company and its auto body and repair tenants for allegedly mishandling hazardous waste at over a dozen properties in the greater Sacramento area.
On November 18, EPA Inspector General Charles Sheehan notified regional environmental agencies of a Montana visitor center selling toxic copper smelting waste in resealable, plastic sandwich bags to tourists.
UPDATE 12/09/19: EPA's Final Rule to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the universal waste program appeared in the Federal Register today, December 9, 2019.
To help New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs) earn the continuing education needed to maintain the LSRP license, Lion Technology recently sought and received approval for two self-paced online courses.
In October, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released its first statewide scorecard for permitted facilities that treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste.
In this week's Roundup, a hazardous waste disposal company and lumber supplier are fined nearly $400k combined for RCRA violations. Plus, a Salt Lake City-based chemical manufacturing facility resolves over $300k in FIFRA violations.
When US EPA introduced the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the hazardous waste management standards included
reduced requirements for some large-volume wastes. After studying the hazards of wastes in oil and gas exploration and production
(E&P) operations, as directed by the US Congress, EPA determined regulation of these wastes under RCRA was not warranted. Therefore,
many oil and gas E&P wastes are excluded from the RCRA Subtitle C hazardous waste management standards.