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Federal judge rules against spill-response plan for Mackinac pipeline

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 16:53

A federal judge has ruled that a pipeline-safety agency did not adequately explain its reasoning or give sufficient consideration to environmental regulations when it approved a company’s spill-response plans for its pipes beneath the Straits of Mackinac. See: https://www.toledoblade.com/local/environment/2019/04/01/federal-judge-rules-against-spill-response-plan-for-straits-pipeline/stories/20190401151

Global Bio Hazards Bag Market: Key companies Profile, their market Share

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:30

Biohazard waste, also called biomedical waste or infectious waste, is any waste having contagious materials or possibly contagious substances like microbiological, pathological, human bodily fluids and animal waste. Highly contagious sharp waste such as needles, glass pipettes, blades and others waste should be disposed. Biohazard bags are specially designed to accumulate or dispose of such substance from a crime or accident and take to a lab for analysis.

Global Nuclear Waste Management System Market 2019- Sales Revenue And Cost Analysis- 2024

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:28

Global Nuclear Waste Management System Market Report expounds an in-depth analysis based on the historical, current, and future pace of the global Nuclear Waste Management System industry. The report delivers crucial assessments for numerous significant facets including Nuclear Waste Management System market share, size, consumption, sales volume, and growth rate, and also offers outlook up to 2024. Salient market potential, dynamics, and driving factors have been covered in the report to provide all-embracing comprehension of the market.

Nevada still has plenty of fight left in Yucca Mountain battle

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 14:27

Time and time again, Nevadans have made it clear that we will not allow our state to become the dumping ground for the country’s nuclear waste. We will not stand idly by while Washington bureaucrats ship radioactive materials straight through our neighborhoods. And we will fight any plan to store dangerous nuclear waste in a facility that sits on a seismically unsafe site and potentially threatens our water supply.

First 40 Candidate Chemicals for Prioritization Under TSCA Announced

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 14:23

EPA has taken another step in implementing the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). It has announced the first set of 20 candidate chemicals for possible designation as high-priority substances and the first (possibly only) set of 20 candidate chemicals for possible designation as low-priority substances. 84 Fed. Reg. 10491 (March 21, 2019).

Questions to Ask Before an Internal Investigation of an Environmental Release Incident

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 17:21

A pipeline rupture results in the release of crude oil in a residential area and a local creek leading to a major river. A process upset at a refinery results in a fire, air permit exceedances, and refined product escaping secondary containment. A manufacturing plant employee responsible for NPDES permit compliance is accused by his co-workers of falsifying data and discharge monitoring reports. Read: https://shar.es/amAIsW

House Subcommittees Hold Hearing on EPA’s IRIS Program

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 14:23

On March 27The hearing focused on issues with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Program, as described in two recent reports issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2019, the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight and Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on https://science.house.gov/hearings/epas-iris-program-reviewing-its-progress-and-roadblocks

Submitting Calendar Information to IHMM For Your Events

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 16:23

IHMM is making it easier for all to submit their events for the IHMM calendar and IHMM Today newsletter. Please see:  https://www.ihmm.org/node/add/calendar-event   Please fill out this simple form on the IHMM website under our EVENTS calendar and submit them to us electronically. IHMM reviews each submission and, if approved, it is automatically added to our calendar and to our IHMM Today newsletter.#IHMMToday 

Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 16:17

Using a longstanding and commonsense methodology and based on broad-based input, the Department of Labor (Department) proposes to update and revise the regulations issued under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA or Act) implementing the exemption from minimum wage and overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees.  Submit comments by 5/21/2019.

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