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What are the requirements for transporting chemicals?
Oil spills have always been a risk for industrial operations. They conjure up images of devastated ecosystems, oil-covered animals, and contaminated drinking water. Fortunately, these major events are few and far between. However, smaller scale oil spills are much more common.
In January 2024, chemical manufacturer Nox-Crete Inc., located in Omaha, Nebraska, agreed to pay a $37,026 EPA civil penalty and install a fire suppression system to resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act (CAA); Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA); and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCA).
The EPA recently announced a proposed rule to assess a charge on certain large emitters of methane waste from the oil and gas sector that exceed emissions intensity levels set by Congress.
On January 11, 2024, the EPA announced a proposal to strengthen Clean Air Act (CAA) standards for large municipal waste combustors (LMWCs) that burn municipal solid waste (MSW).
On January 24, 2024, the EPA released draft updates to its Scientific Integrity Policy for public comment. All EPA employees are required to follow the Scientific Integrity Policy when engaging in, supervising, managing, or influencing scientific activities; communicating information in an official capacity about Agency scientific activities; and using scientific information in making Agency policy or management decisions.
On January 17, 2024, the EPA issued guidance that recommends lowering the screening levels used to investigate and clean up lead-contaminated soil in residential areas where children live and play.
President Joseph Biden Jr.’s campaign platform carried a commitment to confront long-standing environmental/climate injustices and inequities, and it continues to be a regulatory priority for his administration.
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Oil spills have always been a risk for industrial operations. They conjure up images of devastated ecosystems, oil-covered animals, and contaminated drinking water. Fortunately, these major events are few and far between. However, smaller scale oil spills are much more common. Although much less in volume, these spills present a danger as well.
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EPA's Tribal Greenhouse Gas Inventory Tool was developed to help tribes across the United States to evaluate their greenhouse gas emissions. Use this tool to compile a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory for the entire tribe or for tribal government operations in particular.
This EPA site links to the different types of regulated solid waste and other waste landfills.
What are HFCs and how do they impact the environment? This and other frequently asked questions about HFCs are answered in this guidance document.
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Can you ship (2) 1 gallon containers of ammonium hydorxide 28% from one facility to another without placards?
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EPA's Tribal Greenhouse Gas Inventory Tool was developed to help tribes across the United States to evaluate their greenhouse gas emissions. Use this tool to compile a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory for the entire tribe or for tribal government operations in particular.
This EPA site links to the different types of regulated solid waste and other waste landfills.
What are HFCs and how do they impact the environment? This and other frequently asked questions about HFCs are answered in this guidance document.
Search this DOT PHMSA website for the Agency's interpretations of the requirements associated with parts of as well as individual hazmat regulations.
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