The EPA and an Alaska hospital recently entered into an Expedited Settlement Agreement and Final Order to resolve alleged Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste regulations violations. The EPA inspected the facility May 11–12, 2022, and identified several violations. This particular case highlights the importance of understanding waste accumulation requirements. Storage of hazardous […]
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On March 3, 2022, the EPA released its 2020 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis. The data revealed a 10% decline in environmental releases of TRI chemicals by facilities covered by the program between 2019 and 2020. “The 2020 TRI National Analysis summarizes TRI chemical waste management activities, including releases, that occurred during calendar year […]
Smart technology has been making impacts on business worldwide, and its use in streamlining efficiencies in hazardous and solid waste management should be of great interest to environment, health, and safety (EHS) and facilities management (FM) professionals.
Experts at Enviro.BLR.com® recently responded to the question of how long an organization has to remove fluorescent bulbs from its facility since the facility closed operations. Read on to learn the answer.