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Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Staff Gets Silica Enforcement Guide »
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published new worksite inspection guidelines for its staff re...
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...
Monday, May 4, 2020
COVID-19 Affecting New Inventory Of Hazardous Materials Requirements In December »
From 31 December 2020, all ships of 500 GT and above – regardless of the flag they are flying – will be required to carry...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
OSHA Updates Enforcement Guidance for COVID-19 »
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a  new guidance...
Monday, April 20, 2020
OSHA Publishes COVID-19 Recordkeeping Guidance »
OSHA has answered the latest questions regarding proper recordkeeping procedures for work-...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
OSHA Whistleblower Liability Expands for Employers »
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been struggling to deal with a...
Thursday, March 12, 2020
DOT reassures Congress on COVID-19 response »
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao outlined the department’s...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Adds to Enforcement Weighting System »
As of Oct. 1, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has begun using a new system for weighing and measu...
Friday, October 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA to overhaul rule on testing for lead contamination »
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed an overhaul of a decades-old rule on testing for lead contamination in drinki...
Monday, October 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New OSHA weighting system could lead to more inspections »
Effective Oct. 1, OSHA put a new weighting system in place for workplace safety and health inspections for fiscal year 202...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
OSHA Delays Enforcement of Crystalline Silica Standard in the Construction Industry »
By EHS Today OSHA on April 6 announced a three-month delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for cons...
Friday, March 10, 2017
Hazardous Waste Rule Changes May Impact Indiana Businesses »
By the Indiana Lawyer Recent changes to the regulations implementing the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Ac...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
House Overturns OSHA’s 2015 Recordkeeping Amendment Stemming from the Volks Case »
By EHS Today In one of the first in what probably will be a long line of changes for recent regulations and amendmen...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
OSHA Releases New GHS Enforcement Memo »
By Lion Technology Inc. In a memo aimed at field staff who perform workplace safety inspections and issued in Septe...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Bill Would Help Communities Prepare For Hazardous Materials »
By Montana Public Radio About 10 people testified Wednesday for a bill that would create a task force to help communit...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Bill Would Let New Mexico State Agency Impose Steeper Penalties for Oil Spills »
By A Senate panel approved a bill Thursday that would make it easier for state regulators to fine oil...

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