Both small and large quantity handlers of universal waste must comply with an accumulation time limit of 1 year for storing universal wastes. A permit is not required. The accumulation period is measured from the time the waste is either generated (the date it becomes a waste) or received from another universal waste handler. Universal […]
BLR® Legal Editor, Tim Fagan, tells us that in 2012, EPA will continue to regulate air emissions from the largest sources of pollution, as the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule controlling NOx and SO2 from power plants will go into effect (pending resolution of the D.C. appeals court stay of the rule); the utility MACT controlling […]
EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Division (CID) has changed priorities in recent years and has been seeking prosecution of individual defendants as high up the corporate hierarchy as there is evidence. For this the Agency offers one simple reason–corporate managers will think twice about deliberately breaking the law if they understand that they face jail time and […]
In this Environmental Daily Advisor video, Advisor editor Kelly Lagana interviews Clare Condon, managing editor of compliance content at BLR. Questions discussed include the current regulation outlook, as well as environmental regulations EHS managers should expect to see proposed or finalized in 2012.