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21 06, 2017

EPA Overhauls Hazardous Waste Regulations

By |June 21st, 2017|EPA, Waste Management, Waste Manifest|0 Comments

At the beginning of this month, the EPA substantially overhauled hazardous waste regulations. The Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule seeks to fix shortcomings in the RCRA that were identified by the EPA in two investigations [...]

4 11, 2016

October Regulatory Roundup

By |November 4th, 2016|Chemical Regulation, EPA, Industry News, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

October turned out to be a fairly busy month for EH&S regulation. The last month saw a variety of major and minor rules changes and announcements that will effect industry for years to come. You [...]

14 09, 2016

EPA Proposes Fee Structure for eManifest System

By |September 14th, 2016|Chemical Regulation, EPA, Waste Management|0 Comments

In late June, the EPA proposed a fee structure for their yet-to-be-implemented eManifest system. The proposal represents another step towards putting the 2012 eManifest law into effect. The proposed rule lays out a fee structure [...]

29 08, 2016

Three Chemicals that the New TSCA Could Ban

By |August 29th, 2016|Chemical Regulation, EPA|0 Comments

About three months ago, we reported on the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. This Act was basically a complete overhaul of the older Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and now [...]

25 08, 2016

EPCRA Revised to Match GHS

By |August 25th, 2016|Chemical Management, EPA, GHS|0 Comments

By Spapa003 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Last month, the EPA issued several revisions to the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA). The revisions are meant to bring [...]