One of the three major types of hazardous waste “manifest discrepancies” listed in 40 CFR § 265.72 is rejected wastes, which is defined as a full or partial shipment of hazardous waste that the designated… Read More »Managing Manifest Requirements for Rejected Hazardous Waste Shipments
The requirements for accumulation (storage) in a central Accumulation area can be found in 40CFR 262.17: Conditions for exemption for a large quantity generator that accumulates hazardous waste. There are requirements listed for ignitable and… Read More »Segregation Requirements in Accumulation Areas
In March of 2018 US EPA proposed adding waste aerosol cans to the federal list of Universal Wastes. The rule became final in December of 2019. The agency outlined possible benefits from the rule, including:… Read More »How does US EPA regulate the disposal of aerosols?
July 2020 USEPA is ending the COVID-19 Enforcement Discretion Policy enacted earlier this year. The agency has announced a termination date of August 31, 2020. As distributed earlier, the policy, amongst other topics, offered relief from normal enforcement… Read More »Regulatory Update – 07/02/2020
March 2020 USEPA Addresses COVID-19 On Thursday 3/26/20 the USEPA announced a policy for Enforcement Discretion during the current pandemic. The complete notice is attached. The policy is temporary and applies to potential civil violations… Read More »Regulatory Update – 03/30/2020