Lion Technology this week launched a new HAZWOPER Awareness level training for employees at facilities who may discover or witness a hazardous substance emergency release.
If environmental groups and concerned citizens find they cannot achieve their aims by bringing EPA to court, they may double their efforts to sue individual facilities for perceived violations of environmental law and regulations.
Hazardous waste compliance mistakes in California could now cost facilities as much as $70,000 per day, per violation.
In December, Lion crosses the finish line of our 40th year of collaborative, engaging workshops for dangerous goods, environmental, and safety professionals nationwide. Since 1977, one thing has remained the same year in and year out—there’s always something new to learn.
A major department store will pay a $375,000 civil penalty and complete environmental projects to settle alleged violations of the RCRA hazardous waste regulations at 44 of its stores.
To help managers ensure personnel are fully trained in US DOT hazmat and RCRA hazardous waste regulations that impact their jobs, Lion Technology launched two new online courses this month.
Facilities can capitalize on the exclusion to save time and effort spent managing wipes as RCRA hazardous waste. That said, there are new requirements that generators must follow to qualify for the exclusion, including...
5 DAYS LEFT TO SIGN UP! Next week at the Lion Training Center in Sparta, NJ, join full-time Lion instructors for in-person training to simplify the complex compliance requirements for managing hazardous waste (RCRA) and shipping hazardous materials (49 CFR). Seating is limited at these exclusive training events, only available at the Lion Training Center in North Jersey!
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has proposed significant revisions to the state’s unique Title 22 hazardous waste facility permitting requirements.
Environmental professionals often look to EPA letters of interpretation for clarity on specific hazardous waste management issues that arise at their facilities. Interpretations can be a useful tool for seeing the real-world implications of environmental regulations, but should be viewed with a few cautions in mind.
Find out which tanks and substances
are regulated under EPA’s Underground
Storage Tank (UST) program.