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Groundwater Discharges

August 30, 2018

EPA Policy 83 Fed. Reg. 7126, Feb. 20, 2018 regulates pollutants discharged from point sources to jurisdictional surface water via groundwater or other subsurface flow that has a direct hydrologic connection to the surface water.

OSHA Update – Hazard Communication

August 30, 2018

In 2019 OSHA will update how companies must communicate the hazards of chemicals they sell and export. The update will align OSHA requirements with the most recent version of GHS, released in July 2017.

New Source Review

August 30, 2018

In July we noted that Scott Pruitt released a memo on March 13 to change how industries calculate whether increases in air pollutants from source modifications will trigger an EPA permitting program called new source review (NSR).

Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule (HWGIR)

April 16, 2018

Most states are required to adopt the provisions of the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule (HWGIR) by July 1, 2018. Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky (among other states), will adopt the rules this July. Indiana will adopt the rule by reference.

Air Permitting: What Management Should Know

April 10, 2018

Operational changes often affect a facility’s air permit and each permit modification requires specific information and are accompanies by various degrees of timelines (30 to 270 days).

One Day ISO 14001:2015 Transition Training

April 6, 2018

This one-day overview course will be a review of the ISO 14001:2015 standard and provides an analysis on how the new standard differs from ISO 14001:2004.

Managing Excluded Solvent-Contaminated Wipes for Disposal

January 31, 2018

If you are having issues with finding a reusable wipe that fits your needs or are sending wipes off as hazardous waste, we suggest looking at the exclusion found in 40 CFR 261.4(b)(18).

ISO 14001:2015 Transition Guidance

January 31, 2018

This article provides an overview of key differences between ISO 14001:2004 and 14001:2015. Some new requirements include terminology such as evaluating RISKS and OPPORTUNITIES, while others expand on existing terminology (i.e. INTERESTED PARTIES).

OSHA Update – Recordkeeping and Inspections

January 28, 2018

OSHA will walk back some of its requirements for employers to provide injury and illness information to the agency, according to the Trump administration’s new regulatory road map released Dec. 14.

TSCA Reset

October 12, 2017

August 11 U.S. EPA published new TSCA rule to the Federal Register, often referred to as “TSCA Reset”. Companies have 180 days to comply, Feb 7, 2018.

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