UPDATE 10/22/2020: Last month, Cal DTSC officially added photovoltaic modules, better known as solar panels, to the State universal waste system. This will allow solar panels to be recycled more easily and widely throughout the Golden State. These changes will go into effect on 1/1/2021.
We've compiled a list of news updates related to the coronavirus pandemic that supply chain managers, environmental compliance officers, OSHA safety personnel, hazmat logistics employees and other EH&S workers need to know.
Now that aerosol cans are part of the Federal RCRA universal waste program, we look at seven key requirements for puncturing aerosol cans to separate hazardous waste and scrap metal.
In this week's Roundup, a California waste management facility pays over $350K to resolve alleged RCRA violations. Plus, a Wisconsin chemical manufacturer agrees to pay $480K and conduct a leak detection and repair audit after alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.
TCEQ announced proposed significant increases to its penalty policy for environmental and hazardous waste violations in Texas. The TCEQ Penalty Policy provides a framework for the Agency to calculate fines and penalties for entities that violate State environmental and/or hazardous waste regulations.
Knock out your annually-required hazardous waste training with a live Lion instructor when we present the California Hazardous Waste Management Refresher Webinar on November 3 and December 8.
In this week's Roundup, two municipalities face $1.5 million in Clean Water Act and RCRA penalties. Plus, a munitions manufacturers agrees to pay $11.5 million to restore a NJ superfund site.
A San Carlos-based paint manufacturer reached a settlement with more than twenty California county prosecutors to settle alleged hazardous waste disposal violations.
A California appeals court panel ruled recently that one of America’s biggest retailers must give investigators ten years of information about its hazardous waste management and disposal procedures.
In this week's Roundup, a Seattle-based coffee company takes steps to correct its alleged $100,000 EPCRA violation. Plus, a California metal finishing company is asked to pay nearly $50K for alleged missteps in hazardous waste management.
Safety professionals can use this guide as a quick reference to OSHA’s regulations for training hours, days of field experience,
refresher training, and HAZWOPER regulatory references where more information is available. The guide also includes course recommendations for managers or personnel in need of OSHA-required HAZWOPER training.