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  • Friday, September 4, 2015
    On the heels of its final Clean Power Plan and Clean Water Rule—both regulations with broad economic consequences—the EPA has sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) its final revision of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone, which will likely carry even more economic significance than the other two actions.
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  • A coalition of environmental groups have launched a fresh attack on the oil and gas (O&G) sector by notifying the EPA that they intend to sue the Agency for its failure to review and, if necessary, revise the federal regulations and state guidelines covering the disposal of O&G wastes.
  • Thursday, September 3, 2015
    The current RCRA regulations governing hazardous waste generators were written in 1980, and since then, the EPA has been made aware of “ambiguities, inconsistencies, gaps, and a lack of flexibility in the regulations,” which have limited the effectiveness of the requirements to protect human health and the environment. In a new proposal, the Agency says it is attempting to correct at least some of those drawbacks to improve the usability of the regulations by the regulated community.
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2015
    The generation of pharmaceutical hazardous waste and pharmaceutical acute hazardous waste in healthcare facilities has presented a unique management challenge to this business sector as well as to the solid waste regulators at the EPA.
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  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015
    On August 31, 2015, EPA issued a proposed rule, the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule.
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158247Air - General Countdown on ozone NAAQS 09/04/15
158246Hazardous Waste Disposal Groups demand update of O&G waste disposal guidelines 09/04/15
158222Hazardous Waste Generators Significant Changes Proposed for Hazardous Waste Generator Regs 09/03/15
158202Medical Waste RCRA requirements would ease under pharmaceutical proposal 09/02/15
158182Hazardous Waste Generators EPA proposes new rule for hazardous waste generators 09/01/15
158150Toxic Substances Control Act EPA seeks comments on flame-retardant chems 09/01/15
158173Medical Waste EPA proposes new rule for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals 08/31/15
158164Wetlands District judge halts WOTUS in 13 states 08/31/15
158128Pesticides EPA ordered to respond to chlorpyrifos petition 08/31/15
158125Air - General States challenge EPA's SSM rule 08/28/15
158114Medical Waste OMB reviewing pharmaceutical waste proposal 08/27/15
158098Wetlands WOTUS webinar wrap-up 08/26/15
158053Water - General EPA amends water quality standards 08/26/15
158015Air - General Air amendments issued for phosphoric acid and phosphate sectors 08/25/15
158014Wetlands States ask district court to postpone WOTUS rule 08/24/15