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The Fifty Foot Rule Revised by the Generator Improvements Rule

The Fifty Foot Rule Revised by the Generator Improvements Rule

The Generator Improvements Rule went into effect on May 30, 2017.  “Into effect” however, only in the federal regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and those states without an authorized hazardous waste program (read:  What is the status…

Q&A: Can I store drums of hazardous waste with non-hazardous waste?

An assumption, some research and a question (02.21.17): Hi Daniel, I always thought that RCRA Hazardous waste regulations require hazardous waste drums not be stored with non-hazardous waste drums.  However, I scanned through 40 CFR and don’t see where it…

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…