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Top 5 Articles

Click through for the Top 5 articles from the past week on the Environmental Daily Advisor.

New Rules for Restricted-Use Pesticides in Indian Country

Restricted use pesticides can only be sold to or used by specially certified applicators or by someone under the direct supervision of a certified applicator. Although several states and Tribes have implemented their own certification plans, most state plans are not valid in Indian country, leaving a gap in protection of people and the environment. […]

Environmental Daily Advisor Top 10: Summer-in-Review

Wal-Mart’s BIG Fine for No RCRA Training   Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., has pleaded guilty in cases filed in California to six counts of violating the Clean Water Act by illegally handling and disposing of hazardous materials at its retail stores across the United States. The Arkansas-based company also pleaded guilty in Missouri, to violating the […]

EPA’s Proposed UST Rules – Phase Out of Vapor and Groundwater Monitoring

EPA has proposed to phase out vapor monitoring and groundwater monitoring as methods of release detection for tanks and piping within five years of rule implementation. What is vapor and groundwater monitoring? Monitoring for vapors in the soil and for product in groundwater must meet EPA regulation 40 CFR 280.43. Vapor monitoring. Vapor monitors sense […]

Top 10: Environmental Daily Advisor Year in Review

Happy Holidays from the Environmental Daily Advisor staff–Kelly, Rafael, Denise, Allison, and Amanda. 10 Steps to Get Rolling on a Recycling Program for Universal Waste Lamps “If your facility resolves to be more green this New Year, a good place to start is a recycling program for your mercury-containing light bulbs. Here are 10 essential […]

Top 7 Environmental Daily Advisor Articles: SPCC Edition

After a Spill: SPCC Notice and Amendment Requirements Under SPCC regulations, if your facility has discharged more than 1,000 U.S. gal of oil in a single discharge, or 42 U.S. gal of oil in two separate discharges occurring within any 12-month period, you are required to submit a notice regarding that spill to your applicable […]