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New-Online-Course-Superfund-and-Right-to-Know-Act

Lion Technology this month launched a new online course to help EHS managers ensure compliance with the complex, overlapping EPA chemical reporting requirements under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA/Superfund).

EPA-Enforcement-Roundup-Week-of-1-17

In this week's EPA Enforcement Roundup: a $1.4 million RCRA hazardous waste penalty for a chemical producer, Clean Air Act and EPCRA reporting violations for a pasta maker, and more.

CERCLA-EPCRA-Quantity-Triggers

Here we break down key terms in US EPA's chemical emergency preparedness and reporting regulations, CERCLA and EPCRA, to help chemical facility EHS managers understand and meet their responsibilities under these two major programs.

Clean-Air-Act-CERCLA-and-EPCRA-Fines-for-Food-Proc

For alleged violations of multiple US environmental laws and regulations stemming from a release of anhydrous ammonia, a bakery and distribution company in Chelsea and Lawrence, MA will pay $156,000 in civil penalties. In addition to the fine, the company will furnish emergency response equipment to local emergency responders, at an estimated cost of $119,000.

EPA-Hazardous-Waste-Office-Changes-Name

The US EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) has a new name. The office—which is responsible for implementing a number of EPA’s environmental programs—will from here on out be known as the Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM). Among the responsibilities of this office is the development of hazardous waste standards and regulations.

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