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AHMP News
Thursday, April 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHMP and IHMM Announce Joint Ventures For Hazardous Materials Professional »
Bruce Donato, Chair of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals [AHMP], and Richie Spangler, Chair of the Institu...
Thursday, August 30, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Help Us Welcome AHMP's New 2019 At-Large Directors! »
AHMP thanks all AHMP members who voted in the Board of Directors election that concluded on Sunday, August 26. AHMP also a...

Emergency Management and Security
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Actively Engaging Employees Using Five Pillars of Safety »
Safety culture is the shared beliefs, experiences, attitudes and passions of a group of people....
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How communities manage hazards during natural disasters »
By Pacific Standard Heavy rains following Hurricane Florence have raised concerns over the release of toxic materia...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Robot Hell: Fukushima Disaster Site 'Needs Smarter Bots' for Clean-Up »
By RT New ideas are essential for developing robots capable of surviving the devastating conditions of the damaged Fu...

Emerging Issues and Technologies
Friday, April 17, 2020
Municipalities suspend recycling due to coronavirus impact on prison labor, broader safety concerns »
Amid global upheaval over the new coronavirus pandemic, municipalities in multiple regions...
Friday, February 21, 2020
Fireworks Release Particles That Can Impact Health »
A new study published in the journal  Atmospheric Research  examines the effects of fireworks...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump LNG rule: Will it address 'catastrophic' risks? »
By E&E News For years, researchers have warned that stored materials at liquefied natural gas export facilities...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Handle Environmental Release Investigations »
By EHS Today Any kind of environmental release at one of your facilities creates the potential for distracting regul...
Monday, May 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA begins risk evaluation prioritization process for 40 chemicals »
By Safety + Health   The Environmental Protection Agency, in accordance with the Frank R. Lautenberg Chem...

Engineering
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Demolition Hazards in Construction »
By 360 Training Statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) showed that almost 1,000 c...

Environmental Assessment and Site Remediation
Monday, July 20, 2020
Can Sustainability and Plastics Ever Peacefully Coexist? »
It seemed like 2020 was going to be the year of a big win for environmental groups in their war against single-use plastic...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Baltimore approves study of toxic chemicals in river to help scientists figure out how to get rid of »
By The Washington Post Traces of toxic chemicals have persisted in waterways and animals for decades since the U.S....
Friday, June 2, 2017
EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine As hurricane season approaches, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is iss...

Environmental Protection Issues
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
A Look at the EPA’s Audit Policy and Self-Disclosure »
On March 26, 2020, the EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance (OECA) issued a temporary enforcement discret...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
EPA Releases Final Changes to Clean Water Act’s Water Qualifications Rule »
On July 13, 2020, the EPA published its final rule “to update and clarify the substantive and procedural require...
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Why limiting PFAS in drinking water is a challenge in the US »
The EPA faces legal and other hurdles as it attempts to regulate PFOA and PFOS.    Read more.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Dozens of methylene chloride uses pose health risks, US EPA says »
Nearly all uses of methylene chloride examined by the US Environmental Protection Agency pose “unreasonable” health risks...
Friday, July 10, 2020
Michigan collects over 30,000 gallons of PFAS for disposal »
More than 30,000 gallons of toxic fluorochemical foam has been collected from municipal fire departments and commercial ai...

HAZMAT Transportation
Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Ins and Outs of Chemical Compliance: Hazmat, HazCom, Hazardous Waste, and GHS »
Chemical substances can have an assortment of labels and placards as they move through commerce and eventually end up as w...
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
New Idaho laws cover truck credentialing, hazmat loads »
Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law two regulations that cover truck operations. The first new law will result in a...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
TSA Moves to Streamline Hazmat Endorsement Process »
The Transportation Security Administration has issued an interim exemption that will allow...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
U.S. DOT Issues Warning Regarding Use Of CBD Products By DOT-Regulated Employees »
The U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy Compliance  published a notice  on Febru...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Fuel hauler R.B. Stewart quickly reduces driver hazmat training costs by 75% »
Most  driver training  for hazardous materials (hazmat) courses is delivered in a passive format...

Information Management
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
OSHA Creates Hazardous Waste Ops and Emergency Response Page »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has created a Hazardous Waste...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Senate Votes to Eliminate Recordkeeping Update, President Supports Measure »
By EHS Today On March 22, the U.S. Senate voted along party lines (50-48) to approve House Joint Resolution 83: “Disap...

International
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Unique oil spill in East China Sea frustrates scientists »
By the Scientific American   When the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi collided with a cargo ship, caught fire and san...
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Report on the Seminar and Training Course Held During October 2016 in Bangalore and Mysore, India »
  Posted by Rampur Viswanath, Ph.D., REM, CHMM, on January 5, 2017 &nb...

Legal and Regulatory Issues
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Court Rules EPA Must Set New Limits for Omitted HAPs »
The EPA is being directed to establish emissions limits for HAPs known to be emitted from affected pulp mills but for whic...
Monday, June 8, 2020
Explaining the Episodic Event Option for Hazwaste Generators »
Regulations the EPA has issued under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) make important distinctions between...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Vows More Work Safety Inspections for Coronavirus as Businesses Reopen »
The U.S. Labor Department will expand inspections of businesses to reduce job-site hazards related to the new coronavirus...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
EPA devotes team to understanding PFAS »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  announced May 13 it is continuing its focus on taking action to addr...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
With EPR bills frozen due to coronavirus in many states, proponents still see path forward »
Before the novel coronavirus pandemic took hold, legislation aimed at addressing long-running issues around recycling was...

Management
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Hazardous Waste e-Manifests: The Program and Your Options »
Waste management  can be a tricky business for hazardous waste generators and transporters...
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
How 5G Will Contribute to Manufacturing Safety »
The opportunity to optimize Internet of Things (IoT) environments is perhaps the biggest...

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