Tag: e-manifest

EPA Publishes Proposed E-Manifest Changes

On April 1, 2022, the EPA published proposed changes to the electronic manifest (e-Manifest) regulations for exported shipments of hazardous waste for treatment, storage, and disposal. When the Agency promulgated the e-Manifest User Fee final rule in January 2018, it stated it would not extend these requirements to exported shipments of hazardous waste until it […]

Hazardous waste, chemical inventory, e-manifest, warehouse

Avoid Common (and Costly) Hazardous Waste Violations

The EPA has assessed approximately $84 million in hazardous waste material violations in the last 5 years, according to the Agency’s ECHO database. Risk managers are tasked with understanding and ensuring compliance with numerous EPA regulations. Failure to adhere to these regulations can result in expensive penalties and, in some cases, prison time.


e-Manifest Update: Receiving Facilities Have Extra Time to Submit Paper Manifests

Many handlers of hazardous waste manifests have been struggling to get up to speed to be in compliance with the new requirements for e-manifests by its June 30th launch date. This has been especially true for receiving facilities, many of whom have not yet completed the steps necessary to modify their software systems and to […]

Countdown to the e-Manifest System Launch!

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 […]

How the New e-Manifest System Affects Transporters

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, […]

Fee Methodology Proposed for e-Manifest System

The EPA has moved one step closer to implementing an electronic manifest (e-Manifest) system intended to replace the existing paper manifest system used for cradle-to-grave tracking of hazardous waste. Specifically, the Agency is proposing a methodology for imposing fees on users of the e-Manifest system. The fee would cover the use of either e-manifests or […]