On November 28, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final “Generator Improvements Rule” under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). 81 Fed. Reg. 85732. The potential scope of the revised regulatory program is immense -- the changes will affect almost 700,000 facilities. The rule is the most comprehensive overhaul of the RCRA generator requirements in 30 years.
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Senate appropriators are bogged down in partisan disputes this week as lawmakers scramble to fund the government past Sept. 30.
The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) stands for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.
Most of the Ototoxicants are SVHCs in the global supply chain. These substances are hazardous to health if used as antibiotics, pain killers, anti-anxiety, anti-depression, anti-cancers, and blood pressure controlling.Animal and human study shows their effects on hearing process resulting in hearing impairment or hearing temporary or permanent loss. It may happen alone or in combination of occupational environmental exposures (synergistic).
On Oct. 16, 2019, EPA will hold its semi-annual Environmental Modeling Public Meeting. This is a public forum for pesticide registrants, other stakeholders, and EPA to discuss current issues related to modeling pesticide fate, transport and exposure for risk assessments in a regulatory context. The meeting will focus on:
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is not establishing at this time new requirements for hazardous substances under Clean Water Act (CWA) section 311. This section directs the President to establish procedures, methods, and equipment and other requirements for equipment to prevent discharges of oil and hazardous substances from vessels and from onshore facilities and offshore facilities, and to contain such discharges. The EPA has been delegated and/or redelegated authority for certain facilities as identified below.
The Automotive Industries Association of Canada is advising that planned changes to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations could have an impact on aftermarket organizations doing business in Canada, particularly on the training front.There are planned and potential changes to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.
This is a photograph of IHMM's Secretary Bill Diesslin with Chris Motter, Chemical Safety Specialist at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. Chris has just started studying for the CHMM. IHMM appreciates Bill's leadership in working with at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) on expanding the use of IHMM's credentials.
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IHMM Board Chair Richie Spangler and Hazardous Materials Society Board Chair Bob West today announced the launch of the Hazardous Materials Society [HMS].
On December 4, 2019, the U.S.
Chemical plants will be less burdened by safety regulations under a new rule finalized by the Trump administration Thursday.Under the finalized tweaks to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)