Tag: Hazardous Waste Management

Hazardous Waste Management is More Than Manifests

The EPA recently announced a settlement with Siemens Industry, Inc., d/b/a Russelectric, a Siemens Business, a Delaware corporation, whereby the company agreed to pay a $121,546 penalty and has confirmed the facility is in compliance with state and federal hazardous waste management laws. The company, a power control system manufacturer in Hingham, Massachusetts, allegedly violated […]

EPA Considers Rulemaking Related to Pyrolysis and Gasification Units

The EPA on September 8 issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) and called for public comments in the potential development of regulations for pyrolysis and gasification units that are used to convert solid or semisolid feedstocks into useful products. The feedstocks include solid waste (municipal solid waste, commercial and industrial waste, hospital/medical/infectious waste, […]

Should Your Hazardous Waste Be Managed As Universal Waste?

Determining whether you are allowed to, and also whether you should, manage certain generated wastes as universal wastes rather than hazardous wastes is a dilemma that can plague a generator of hazardous waste. The questions the issue brings forth range from knowing what hazardous wastes qualify for universal waste management to identifying the perceivable advantages […]

Five Things to Remember About Haz Waste Surface Impoundments

Five Things to Remember About Haz Waste Surface Impoundments The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allows land placement of hazardous waste in nine different types of land disposal units (LDUs), but has promulgated unit-specific standards for only four, two of which are surface impoundments and waste piles. These standards are covered in 40 CFR 264/265 Subpart […]