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A hospital group that operates facilities across South Carolina has been ordered to pay $28,000 to resolve allegations it unknowingly violated US EPA and State DHEC environmental rules regarding identification and storage of hazardous waste.
The owner of a Connecticut safety training firm faces a maximum five years in jail and $250,000 in fines for allegedly falsifying training records for a 32-hour lead-abatement course offered in 2011.
A D.C. Circuit Court last month invalidated parts of EPA’s 2015 update to the Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) pertaining to the reclamation of hazardous secondary materials. Find out what it means for hazardous waste generators
Lion Technology’s popular Hazardous Waste Management Online Course is now updated to reflect major changes to the EPA hazardous waste generator requirements under EPA’s “Generator Improvements Rule.” Learn more here.
One of the new, more stringent RCRA requirements that your state must adopt from EPA's "Generator Improvements Rule" is that containers managed under the “satellite” rules will have to be included in all preparedness, prevention, and emergency procedures at both small and large quantity generator locations. A heads-up now can help you plan ahead.
In this week’s EPA Enforcement Roundup, a high-tech manufacturer and a pharmaceuticals maker will pay for RCRA hazardous waste violations, and plastic “nurdles” cause a Clean Water Act headache for two plastics companies.
In response to a petition from Samsung Austin Semiconductor, US EPA has announced a proposal to delist Copper filter cake generated by the electroplating process (an F006 waste) from the definition of hazardous waste under the Resource Conservational and Recovery Act (RCRA).
RCRA workshops in Southeast cities start NEXT WEEK! Meet EPA’s annual RCRA training mandate and get up to speed on landmark changes to the hazardous waste generator requirements—in effect now!
Did you know that 1 out of 10 RCRA hazardous waste violations is related to the mismanagement of universal waste? Here we look at the four most common universal waste compliance mistakes and how to avoid them!
A proposal now available from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) lays out the State Agency’s plans for adopting recent updates to the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste rules.
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.