Although it sounds like a trick question, it’s not. A container that seems empty of all its hazardous waste contents may not be empty enough to avoid being managed as a hazardous waste.
Category: Hazardous Waste Management
Question: If our shipping and receiving clerk is the person who receives our compressed gas tanks and they sign the manifest, do they need to be trained in Hazardous Waste Regulations RCRA or is training in just DOT ok?
Experts at Enviro.BLR.com® were recently asked, “If the hazardous waste is unused and unopened and has GHS labeling on the container from the manufacturer, can you just write hazardous waste on there with the accumulation date and be compliant?” Read on to learn their answer.
June 30, 2018, marks the launch date of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) national e-Manifest system in all 50 states. Revised regulations are in place, the new system has been tested by users, and countless questions have been asked of the EPA, primarily regarding the mechanics of how to register for and navigate through […]
In March, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule that would reclassify used aerosol cans from a hazardous waste to a universal waste.
June 30, 2018, marks the launch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) national electronic manifest (e-manifest) system. It seems as though much of the focus by the EPA and those who write about the new system has been on how the system will affect hazardous waste generators and “receiving facilities” (i.e., hazardous waste treatment, […]
Q. A company on my property has generated hazardous waste from past operations (subsurface cleanup) and I’m wondering if I must be identified as the legal owner and operator on the forms for the EPA ID Number and subsequent Biennial Reporting.
After more than 6 years of developing new electronic manifest (e-manifest) regulations and the technology to make electronic submission possible, the EPA is set to launch the national e-manifest system on June 30th. The Final Rule, issued on January 3, 2018, is one of the last steps in the implementation of the e-manifest system. It […]
Inheriting the fees associated with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) e-manifest program is just one concern for hazardous waste generators under the new e-Manifest Fee Rule. How does the EPA intend to address three other significant concerns faced by hazardous waste generators under the e-manifest system?
Starting June 30, 2018, when hazardous waste receiving facilities (aka treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) on the federal level) are required to pay a fee for manifests, life will also change significantly for hazardous waste generators and transporters.