Q. We ship some hazardous materials generated as part of our lead acid battery recycling process for further reclamation by a recycler. Should the hazardous materials be shipped using a hazardous waste manifest or should they be shipped as a hazardous material on a bill of lading?
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Recently, a subscriber asked the following question: Can we use a work platform connected to a fork truck to lift employees? If yes what are the regulations?
Q: In the new OSHA standard for Crystalline Silica, does sand used with a small percentage of Crystalline Silica in our metals treatment process come under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requirements for disposal as hazardous or non-hazardous?
Q: Are batteries in vehicles reportable under Tier II? Why would this be a concern to emergency responders when more dangerous things are present like fuel tanks?
Q: Under what conditions are the underground tanks at a Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) regulated facility regulated under the EPA?
Q: When questioning whether a chemical is reportable under SARA 312 Tier II what’s the best way to make that determination? Other than exceeding the 10,000 lb quantity on hand, what makes a chemical reportable under Tier II?
Q: We are considering washing our delivery fleet on a weekly basis with generic car soap. What concerns do I need to take into account with regards to the run off? Do I need a recapture system for the run off? Do I need a permit?
Q: What’s the effect of the new Definition of Solid Waste Rule on current recycling of hazardous secondary materials?
Q: How do I manage solvent-contaminated wipes or rags?
Q. How do I know if my site has any post-construction stormwater regulations?