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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.
On February 14 in Philadelphia, US EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a “historic” Action Plan to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water.
At 40 CFR 144, the EPA defines six (6) classes of wells subject to differing Underground Injection Control (or UIC) requirements.
In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, four companies will pay more than $350,000 combined for chemical reporting violations under EPCRA and TSCA, and a paperwork storage company will pay for Safe Drinking Water Act violations.
In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup, a meat packer, a home builder, and a gas station/convenience store will all pay big penalties for different violations of the Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water Acts.
The US EPA has extended the public comment period for a proposed rule that would require the use of lead-free pipes, fittings, fixtures, solder, and flux for drinking water systems.
The Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1986 (SDWA) required the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish criteria through which an aquifer may be declared a critical aquifer protection area. These aquifers are colloquially referred to as “sole source aquifers.” These are, essentially, aquifers that are the only drinking water supply for the population of a region.
In a press release issued January 9, 2017, US EPA announced it has amended a 2009 Safe Drinking Water Act consent order to require two companies to take additional action to reduce exposure to PFOA perfluorooctanoic acid (a.k.a PFOA or C8) in drinking water for some residents in Ohio and West Virginia.
To help EHS managers keep up with changing requirements for air emissions, discharges to the water, and chemical management and reporting, Lion Technology is expanding its catalog of online environmental courses for 2017.
According to DOJ, the defendants continued to operate 54 Large Capacity Cesspools (LCCs) after the deadline to close them.
Get to know the top 5 changes to OSHA’s
revised GHS Hazard Communication Standard
at 29 CFR 1910.1200 and how the updates
impacts employee safety at your facility.