Archive for the ‘Hazardous Waste’ Category

By: Stericycle
Nov15

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released a Final Rule for the Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals. The EPA will now publish the Final Rule by the end of 2018. The original proposed rule asked to establish a sector-specific set of regulations for the management of hazardous…

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By: Stericycle
Nov08

As Hawaii becomes latest state to adopt the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule and as states and territories continue to analyze the rule, we are continuing to monitor their latest rulemaking activity. Below is the most recent anticipated schedule of states and territories adopting the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule:…

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By: Stericycle
Sep28

On Sept. 25, 2018, the House of Representatives reauthorized the Pandemic and All Hazardous Preparedness Act (PAHPRA) – or HR 6378 – and is now awaiting further consideration from Senate. The passage of the bill marks its third reauthorization. The purpose of the legislation is to improve the nation’s public…

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By: Stericycle
Sep26

As states and territories continue to analyze the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, we are continuing to monitor their latest rulemaking activity. Below is the most recent anticipated schedule of states and territories adopting the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule: Where the Rule is in Effect: Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Georgia,…

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By: Stericycle
Sep20

As states and territories continue to analyze the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, we are continuing to monitor their latest rulemaking activity. Below is the most recent anticipated schedule of states and territories adopting the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule: Where the Rule is in Effect: Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Georgia,…

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By: Stericycle
Sep17

A California state law recently increased the maximum daily penalty for improper hazardous waste disposal from $25,000 to $70,000. The State of California Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) adopted an Emergency Rule to substantially raise the initial penalties for environmental citations in each of the major, moderate and minimal…

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By: Stericycle
Aug20

As previously shared, the EPA’s new hazardous waste e-Manifest system went live on June 30, 2018. The registration process is now functional for industry users and generators – those who produce hazardous waste – to create accounts to access the e-Manifest system and data. All manifests signed by generators on…

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By: Stericycle
Jul17

As states and territories continue to analyze the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, we are continuing to monitor their latest rulemaking activity. Below is the most recent anticipated schedule of states and territories adopting the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule: Where the Rule is in Effect: Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho,…

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By: Stericycle
Jul09

Last month, the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks Industrial Waste Program in King County, Washington, awarded Stericycle Environmental Solutions, Inc. DBA Burlington Environmental LLC with the 2017 Gold Award. This award recognizes the company’s compliance with the terms and conditions of its wastewater discharge permit in 2017.…

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By: Stericycle
Jul03

As of June 30, 2018, all manifests signed by generators will be required to be submitted to the EPA’s e-Manifest system. Some of these regulations have changed since we last reported about the e-Manifest, including the provisional fee structure. According to the EPA, this updated system will improve access to…

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