In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about using EPA ID numbers at different lease locations. See what the experts had to say. Q: We have a U.S. EPA ID number assigned to […]
Category: Hazardous Waste Operations
In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about the waste disposal requirements for banks. See what the experts had to say. Q: We have multiple bank branches in many states and the facility […]
In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about performing a Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) test on a broken solar panel. See what the experts had to say. Q: Is there any guidance […]
On December 20, 2021, the EPA announced it will utilize $1 billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds to begin clearing the backlog of 49 Superfund sites and continue cleanup of other Superfund sites across the United States. Superfund Defined In 1980, Congress established the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), more commonly known […]
On March 29, 2021, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report on its findings of an audit of the EPA’s oversight of hazardous waste units closed with waste in place.
Does your facility need to file a Hazardous Waste Biennial Report? This infographic helps you decide and provides useful tips for preparing and submitting a Biennial Report.
OSHA has many worker protection standards, and it is not uncommon to find two or more standards addressing the same hazards in different ways. In such cases, which standard must an employer comply with?
Q: What pre-medical test should be done for DOT shippers, warehouse people, field inspectors, archaeologists, oil spill clean up crew (i.e. those with a chance of encountering and/or cleaning up hazardous waste)?
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 […]
One motivation behind EPA’s comprehensive revisions of its certification requirements for applicators of restricted use pesticides (RUP) is the need for the federal regulations to catch up with authorized state programs. Issued under authority of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) in 1974, the original RUP applicator certification requirements (40 CFR part 171) […]