Tag: Environmental Regulations

Regulatory Update January 2020

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Our Regulatory Update is a periodic summary of issues that we are currently tracking. The regulations we watch address energy, environmental, health and safety. This is not an all-encompassing list of all regulations being considered at the state or federal level.

EPA Proposing Regulation of Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste

EPA is seeking comments to the proposed rule regulating aerosol cans as universal waste.   The comment period ends May 15, 2018, and Kentucky has provided a 30-day notice that it will incorporate the regulation as finalized by EPA. If your company currently punctures and recycles the cans, you should read the proposed rule in the […]

Proposed Cross-State Air Pollution Update Rule

On November 16, 2015 the EPA proposed an update to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) ozone season program by issuing the CSAPR Update Rule. Starting in 2017, this proposal is reported to reduce summertime emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOX) from power plants in 23 states in the eastern half of the U.S. To […]

Transitioning to Safer Chemicals and Reduced Compliance Costs

The most effective method to eliminate or reduce potential health and safety risks in the workplace is to eliminate hazards at the source.  This eliminates the need for engineering, administrative or workplace controls and for personal protective equipment.  Additionally, many required environmental reports and permits can be eliminated or simplified by making smart choices in […]