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Retail Store Chain to pay $375,000 Civil Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations

The Bullet: A major retailer reached a settlement with USEPA regarding violations of the Federal hazardous waste regulations.  In addition to correcting the violations the retailer must pay a civil penalty of $375,000. Read the EPA news release:  EPA Announces…

Q&A: Does the new identification number package mark height requirement apply to hazardous waste lab packs?

A question from the regulated community (01.26.17): Hello, Do the new labeling requirements impact lab packs? Are they considered ‘non-bulk’ and thus must conform to the new UN size? Thanks, My reply, buying time: That’s a good question! Let me…

Status of Generator Improvements Rule in Michigan

Status of Generator Improvements Rule in Michigan

The below is taken verbatim from the Michigan DEQ website. Contact: Ronda Blayer 517-284-6555 Agency: Environmental Quality On November 28, 2016, the final Generator Improvements Rule was published in 81 Federal Register 85732. These regulatory revisions were promulgated under the…

Distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest in Michigan

In an earlier article I summarized the responsibilities of a hazardous waste generator for the completion and distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (Manifest).  Read: Use and Distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest.  That article dealt only with…

Distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest in Ohio

In an earlier article I summarized the responsibilities of a hazardous waste generator for the completion and distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (Manifest).  Read: Use and Distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest.  That article dealt only with…

Use and Distribution of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest

Most generators of hazardous waste are required to use the uniform hazardous waste manifest (Manifest) for the off-site transport of their hazardous waste. In practice, though, all generators will use the manifest when offering their hazardous waste for off-site transportation…

Episodic Generation of Hazardous Waste for a Small Quantity Generator Under the Generator Improvements Rule

Episodic Generation of Hazardous Waste for a Small Quantity Generator Under the Generator Improvements Rule

The Generator Improvements Rule includes over sixty (60) changes to the regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) applicable to generators of hazardous waste.  The regulations created by the Generator Improvements Rule went into effect on May 30, 2017…

FAQ: What are the Requirements of 40 CFR 265.17(b)?

EPA regulations at 40 CFR 265.17 contain the General Requirements for Ignitable, Reactive, or Incompatible Wastes.  They may apply to both generators of hazardous waste (large quantity generators and small quantity generators) and to hazardous waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal…

Episodic Generation of Hazardous Waste for a Very Small Quantity Generator Under the Generator Improvements Rule

Episodic Generation of Hazardous Waste for a Very Small Quantity Generator Under the Generator Improvements Rule

The Generator Improvements Rule includes over sixty (60) changes to the regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) applicable to generators of hazardous waste.  The regulations created by the Generator Improvements Rule went into effect on May 30, 2017…