With progressive, new legislation enacted every few years since the 1980s, New Jersey has solidified itself as a national standard-bearer for drinking water regulation. With another proposal making its rounds in Trenton, we would like to look back and see how NJ became the legislative frontrunner for drinking water regulations that it is today.
Get the who, where, what, and how much of recent US EPA enforcement actions for violations of air, water, chemical, and hazardous waste regulations. .
From March 10 to March 16, Watershed Ambassadors rallied AmeriCorps alumni and members of the public to transform their community through cleanups, plantings, workshops, and more. Volunteers successfully carried out half a dozen programs.
By thinking critically about how you manage commerical chemical products (CCPs) at your site, you can optimize your ordering, use, and disposal practices to prevent these chemicals from entering RCRA’s jurisdiction in the first place.
The Environmental Protection Agency promulgated a Final Rule on March 27, 2019 to prohibit the manufacture (including import), processing, and distribution in commerce of methylene chloride for consumer paint and coating removal, including distribution to and by retailers.
US EPA has kicked off its prioritization process for performing risk evaluations of forty chemical substances, as required under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). In the Federal Register on March 21, EPA posed a Notice to inform stakeholders of the chemicals up for possible review.
We bring you the who, what, where, and how much of recent EPA enforcement actions to help you identify and correct common causes of environmental noncompliance.
NJ Department of Environmental Protection plans to upgrade 734 waterway miles throughout the state, including parts of Wallkill, Paulinskill, and Pequest Rivers in Sussex and Warren Counties.
A District Court in Washington DC ruled this month that the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) must promulgate new chemical release reporting regulations within the next twelve months.
Update March 18, 2019: Last week, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a Final Rule to prohibit the manufacture (including import), processing, and distribution of methylene chloride in all paint removers for consumer use.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.