The Institute of Hazardous Materials Management has issued its first media kit. With more than 800,000 shipments of hazardous materials occurring in the US daily, fortunately accidents are rare. However, when they occur the media needs access to experts who can professionally address what has happened and what it means to viewers, listeners and readers. IHMM will place the very best communicators at the disposal of the news media when an accident occurs.
On August 22, 2019, EPA's Administrator signed a final action to establish no new regulatory requirements under the Clean Water Act (CWA) section 311(j)(1)(C) authority for CWA hazardous substances (HS) discharge prevention and containment.This final action complies with a Consent Decree addressing CWA section 311(j)(1)(C) and is based on public comment regarding EPA's proposed approach.Pre-publication version of the final rule: Clean Water Act Hazardous Substances Spi
WASHINGTON (August 23, 2019) — Today, the U.S.
Consistent with the President’s focus on streamlining the permitting process and jumpstarting energy infrastructure projects as outlined in his Executive Order 13868, the U.S.
On August 20, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register final significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 145 chemical substances that are the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). 84 Fed. Reg.
On August 13, 2019, the U.S.
This rulemaking responds to numerous petitions for rulemaking submitted by the regulated community that request PHMSA address a variety of provisions, including but not limited to those addressing packaging, hazardous communication, and incorporation by reference documents.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on August 9, 2019, the draft risk evaluation for 1-bromopropane (1-BP), the fourth of the first ten chemicals undergoing risk evaluation under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).