Last week, the Chairman of the US Chemical Safety and Hazardous Investigation Board (CSB) released a statement reflecting that the massive chemical explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4 may have similar characteristics to the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion of 2013.
In this week's Roundup, EPA fines a Massachusetts industrial laundry service over $50K for alleged VOC emissions. Plus, a seafood company in the Pacific Northwest agreed to a $75K settlement after alleged Clean Water Act violations.
In this week's Roundup, a chemical manufacturer has agreed to a $3.1 million settlement to remmediate a facility in Texas that was the site of an accidental release in 2014. Plus, a New England industrial coating facility faces $317,000 in Clean Air Act violations.
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.
We explore how US DOT, EPA, and OSHA use the word hazardous to describe what they regulate, and why one definition just isn't enough.
A major overhaul of the forty-year-old National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) aims to streamline the way Federal agencies and their contractors assess the environmental impacts of new infrastructure projects and other actions.
To help organizations keep EHS compliance on track in 2020, Lion has re-imagined the way we deliver EHS training and consulting to make both easier to access, use, and apply.
Earlier this month, EPA approved two Lysol brand disinfecting sprays as the first products tested to effectively destroy SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, on hard, non-porous surfaces. This paves the way for more disinfectants to be approved in the future.
The enforcement discretion policy US EPA implemented in March to help organizations cope with the challenges of the COVID-19 public health emergency now has an end date.
EPA made some history recently. For the first time since the Clean Air Act amendments of 1990, the Agency granted a petition to add a substance to its list of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs).
If a carrier rejects your hazardous materials shipment, your team must spend valuable time repackaging, relabeling, rewriting paperwork, or otherwise correcting mistakes big and small. Held-up and rejected shipments disrupt logistics, stall your operations, and can severely impact the bottom line.