Significant Changes Finalized to Hazardous Waste Import and Export Regulations

[ssba] Significant Changes Finalized to Hazardous Waste Import and Export Regulations The Final Rule containing revisions to the regulations for import and export of hazardous waste was published in the Federal Register on November 28, 2016. United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated Hazardous Waste Import and Export Regulations to now establish: Consolidation of the

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Revisions to Hazardous Waste Rule Will Affect 600,000 Hazardous Waste Generators Nationwide

[ssba] Revisions to Hazardous Waste Rule Will Affect 600,000 Hazardous Waste Generators Nationwide On October 28, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator signed the final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, which includes over 60 changes to the hazardous waste generator regulations known as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The update is

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How will the New Administration Impact Environmental Law, Policy, and Enforcement?

[ssba] How will the New Administration Impact Environmental Law, Policy, and Enforcement? President-elect Donald Trump’s administration and Republican-controlled congress will undoubtedly impact environmental law and policy in the United States, most drastically in the area of energy production and climate change, but possibly others including environmental regulation and enforcement, especially air, water, waste, and toxic

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EPA Identifies First Ten Chemicals for Review Under New TSCA Legislation

[ssba] EPA Identifies First Ten Chemicals for Review Under New TSCA Legislation On November 29, 2016, EPA announced the first ten chemicals that will be evaluated for potential risks to human health and the environment following Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) amendments by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. EPA