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EHS on Tap Episode 18: What’s the Future of the EPA and Its Regulations?

What does President Trump’s Executive Order directing federal agencies to repeal two regulations for every new one issued mean for the EPA? With the Administration’s promise to roll back most of EPA’s regulations and many in Congress calling for the agency to be eliminated entirely, the future of EPA regulations is of top interest to […]

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EHS on Tap Episode 17: What’s Next for OSHA’s Controversial Silica Rule?

OSHA announced its silica final rule last spring and it immediately received criticism from industry groups. These groups call the standard unobtainable and very costly, and claim that the rule isn’t really necessary to improve worker safety. But is the rule too costly? Is the standard impossible to meet with current technology? On this episode, […]

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EHS on Tap Episode 16: Understanding the True Costs of Managing Stormwater

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we will discuss stormwater management and the costs associated with stormwater. We will also take a close look at the EPA’s recent Municipal Permit Remand Rule and the Construction General Permit and what these regulations mean for businesses, municipalities, and communities. Emily Remmel, JD, speaks with Seth Brown, […]

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EHS on Tap Episode 15: Step to It – OSHA’s Walking Working Surfaces Rule

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we address the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s recent rulemaking on walking working surfaces and how the rule aims to prevent slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. BLR Legal Editor Emily Remmel speaks with attorney Adele Abrams. Adele heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers and contractors […]

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EHS on Tap Episode 14: Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we will be taking a close look at the EPA’s recent rulemaking finalizing regulations on hazardous waste generators and whether the EPA’s proclamation that this rule makes the regulations more user-friendly, more understandable, and provides greater flexibility to the regulated community holds true. Legal editor, Emily Remmel speaks […]

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EHS on Tap Episode 11: OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule–Whats in Store for Drug Testing and Employer Retaliation?

On this episode of EHS on Tap, OSHA’s new recordkeeping rule—what’s in store for drug testing and employer retaliation, we address OSHA’s recent rulemaking on reporting injuries in the workplace and how work-related injuries can trigger drug testing and employer retaliation. We speak with attorney Adele Abrams. Adele heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers […]

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EHS on Tap: Episode 10: The Clean Power Plan: What the D.C. Circuit Court’s Recent Hearing Means for Clean Air

On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with Joe MacDougald, a Professor in Residence on the faculty of the UConn Law School and the Executive Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Law about the D.C. Circuit Court’s en banc review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s most ambitious regulatory initiative and a […]

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EHS on Tap Episode 9: The Future of PPE Design – Intriguing Millennials to Stay Safe in the Workplace

The importance of PPE cannot be understated, as it is a worker’s first—and sometimes last—line of defense against dangerous job site hazards. Today’s episode features the future of PPE, and how it can encourage the newest generation of employees to stay safe at work. Today’s guest speaker is Greg Schrab, Senior Vice President of Ergodyne’s […]

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