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Rollback in Vehicle Standards Opposed by Industry Leaders

The 60-day public comment period for the federal government’s proposal to amend vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) tailpipe standards concluded with opposing views submitted by several members of industry. The proposed amendments were jointly issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (Corporate Average Fuel Economy [CAFE] standards) and the EPA (GHG […]

Biennial Reports—The Who and the What

Large quantity generators (LQGs) of hazardous waste and hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) are required to submit hazardous waste reports (aka, biennial reports) by March 1 this year. Today we will review some details of just who is required to submit this report and common hazardous wastes that are subject to reporting. […]

Innovative Zero Waste to Landfill Strategies—Part 1

When companies decide to reduce their wastes and become more sustainable, they often find the task requires critical thinking and novel approaches to how they do business, no matter what that business is. But the rewards can be great not only in cost savings but also in how they are perceived by a very discriminating […]

2011 Hazardous Waste Report Due March 1

By Elizabeth Dickinson, J.D. BLR Legal Editor Referred to by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the Hazardous Waste Report (EPA Form 8700-13 A/B), and by those in the environmental management field as the Biennial Report, the report must be submitted by March 1 of every even-numbered year with information of the facility’s hazardous […]