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02/28/2020

Elevated Benzene Levels Reported at 10 US Refineries

A nonprofit watchdog group released a report suggesting that 10 oil refineries throughout the US have been emitting benzene levels above EPA limits. While this is not illegal, EPA regulations require the refineries to investigate the cause of elevated emissions and take steps to reduce them.  

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02/07/2020

FMCSA Extends Driver Training Compliance Deadline

FMCSA has extended the compliance deadline for new training requirements for entry-level drivers, including those who operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) that haul hazardous materials.  

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02/07/2020

New York Prepares Major Hazardous Waste Regulation Revisions

New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (NY DEC) is preparing to adopt major changes to the RCRA hazardous waste regulations finalized since 2012.

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01/28/2020

2020 IATA Lithium Battery Guidance Now Available

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently released its 2020 Lithium Battery Guidance Document for shippers who offer lithium-ion or lithium-metal batteries for air transport.  

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01/14/2020

Next Week: DOT Hazmat Training in Philly & Baltimore

DOT hazmat training comes to Philadelphia and Baltimore starting next week. Check out Lion's full 2020 schedule of hazardous materials, hazardous waste, and EPA regulations workshops here.

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12/17/2019

Industry Leads Charge Against Rogue Lithium Battery Shippers

Together with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF) and other industry groups, IATA has renewed its call for governments to “crack down on manufacturers of counterfeit batteries and of mis-labeled and non-compliant shipments.”

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12/09/2019

New Course: Shipping Hazmat by Ground–Driver

To provide effective hazmat training that covers what employees need to know to do their part for shipping compliance, Lion now offers a new course for employees who operate motor vehicles that transport hazardous materials.

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12/06/2019

RCRA Rivalry: Ohio v. Michigan

From college football to state borders, Michigan and Ohio are in constant competition. Test your knowledge of the RCRA hazardous waste activity in these states with this quiz.

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12/03/2019

2020 Preview: 3 RCRA Hazardous Waste Rules to Watch

We review two RCRA hazardous waste rulemakings that are planned for 2020, and one additional rule that’s already been finalized.

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11/26/2019

Final Rule Alert: Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste

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. 

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