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Are you ready for the EPA’s Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule final amendments? They take effect Dec. 7.

The amendments follow the agency’s 2016 action and aim to provide further clarity to definitions, waste determination requirements, waste accumulation, and episodic generation for hazardous waste generators.

Unsure about how these amendments impact your facility’s compliance with hazardous waste regulations? BC’s Compliance and Permitting team can help you manage change and be audit ready. Contact BC’s Compliance and Permitting National Practice Leader Liz Wilson for expert guidance.

In other environmental updates, we highlight the following in our Compliance News:

Chemical releases during extreme weather events

With many parts of the country experiencing flooding and hurricanes, now is the time to review and plan for chemical release prevention and reporting.

CSB calls out FERC on extreme weather planning

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) is urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to address hurricanes and other high-wind extreme weather events in updates to its Transmission System Planning Performance Requirements.

PFAS a continued focus for EPA

The EPA announced its framework for addressing new per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and added nine new PFAS to the Toxics Release Inventory.

Stormwater pollution prevention: Industrial site inspections

Periodic inspections are a key component in your facility’s compliance with the requirements of the stormwater permit and plan.

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