This week, the Environmental Daily Advisor discussed contingency plans, green remediation, and coal-fired power plants. Here’s the Environmental Daily Advisor week in review.
Is Your RCRA Contingency Plan Up to Snuff?--There are basic elements of every RCRA-compliant contingency plan. Make sure yours has it all.
RCRA Preparedness and Prevention Procedures You Need to Know--TSDFs and hazardous waste generators don't just have to have written plan they have to follow specific emergency procedures relating to response equipment and personnel that must be available in the event of a fire, explosion, or release.
EPA Makes Green Remediation Cheap & Easy ... Well, Maybe--Given the large number of UST and landfill remediation projects, U.S. EPA, state environmental agencies, and collaborative entities have been spreading information about BMPs that can help project managers and other stakeholders implement green remediations while achieving cleanup objectives, ensuring protectiveness of a remedy, and improving the environmental outcome.
BMPs for Green Remediation--EPA offers a long list of BMPs for green remediation. Here's a selection we think will be most helpful to you.
Obama's 'All of the Above' Not Coal-Friendly--Two months after the president's address, EPA proposed its GHG power plant rule, which proposes CO2 emission standards that would effectively block the construction of new coal-fired power plants based on conventional technology.
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