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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.
This week, an agricultural retailer is ordered to purchase over $8k in emergency equipment for local first responders in addition to paying a penalty for RMP violations. Plus, an Arizona pesticide distributor pays $200k in FIFRA penalties for allegedly making false and misleading claims about its products.
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.
We review three hazardous materials rulemakings to keep an eye out for in 2020. These rules appeared in DOT PHMSA's section of the Fall 2019 Unified Agenda and relate to harmonization with international standards, safe transport of lithium batteries by air, and more.
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.
Lion's Washington Dangerous Waste Management online course is now updated to include major revisions adopted from EPA's RCRA Generator Improvements Rule, new management standards for solvent-contaminated wipes, and completely re-organized generator standards in Title 173 WAC.
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.
Minimizing the amount of hazardous waste your site generates can have tremendous benefits—from cost savings to decreased risk of spills, releases, and injury. This guide covers basic “source reduction” strategies to prevent unused chemicals from becoming regulated as hazardous waste.