Friday, April 27, 2018 — Penalties assessed against 81 regulated entities

    On March 16, 2018, EPA published a proposed rule that would add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the universal waste program found in Part 273. [83 FR 11654] Aerosol cans are generated by nearly every business in every industry, and this proposed rule is aimed at improving recycling and reducing the cost of […]

Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Seattle – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected Idaho Falls to receive $600,000 from EPA’s Brownfields Grants program. The funding will provide key support toward the assessment of Brownfields property in Idaho Falls.

Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ARLINGTON, VA  — The U.S.

      EPA has published a frequent questions page on its website that addresses the hazardous waste generator improvements rule (GIR), which took effect at the federal level on May 30, 2017. [81 FR 85732] A few of the answers that the agency published caught our eye because they provide insight into the agency’s […]

Ores and Concentrates Amlon Resources

EPA’s 2015 definition of solid waste (DSW) rule was issued to resolve legal challenges to its 2008 DSW rule. Then, the 2015 rulemaking was challenged in court. Industry petitioners 1) argued that both the legitimacy factors and the verified recycler exclusion exceed EPA’s RCRA authority, and 2) challenged EPA’s treatment of spent catalysts and off-specification […]