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About Elizabeth M Dickinson, JD

Elizabeth M Dickinson, JD
Legal Editor
Phone: 860-510-0100 ext. 2158

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Elizabeth M. Dickinson, J.D., is a Legal Editor for BLR’s environmental publications, focusing primarily on hazardous waste related topics. Ms Dickinson has covered environmental developments since 1994. Before joining BLR, she was an associate in the law firm Cummings & Lockwood and an attorney at Aetna Life and Casualty, both in Hartford, Connecticut. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University and her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she was an Articles Editor of the Connecticut Law Review. Ms. Dickinson is a member of the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals and the Connecticut Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut.

Recent articles by Elizabeth M Dickinson, JD

  • Properly manage hazardous waste containers—Decrease violations

    Hazardous waste container management violations often lead the list of violations discovered at hazardous waste generator facilities. New container requirements under the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule only makes container management compliance more difficult. This article explains what the top violations are and how to avoid them.

  • To placard or not placard Class 9 shipments—that is the question

    The question that concerns many shippers is “Does a Class 9 shipment have to be placarded?” Like the other classes, Class 9 hazmats have been assigned a placard, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the placard must be used on a Class 9 shipment. This article reviews when a placard is needed, and when it is not.

  • New Hazardous Waste LQG requirements - Is this news to you?

    EPA's new Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule went into effect on May 30. 2017. While attention has focused on many of the new requirements such as those for satellite accumulation and labeling containers and tanks, the spotlight has been less on rules that apply exclusively to large quantity generators (LQGs). This article will explain what they are.

  • Do you know how to use the Hazmat Segregation Table?

    The DOT's hazardous materials segregation table is key for figuring out which hazmats can or cannot be loaded on a motor vehicle, transported, or stored together. Review this article to find out how to safely transport your hazmats and avoid both accidents and DOT penalties.


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