The New E-Manifest

On January 3, 2018, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its new E-Manifest Rule that will become effective June 30, 2018. The rule is being promulgated to fulfill the directives set by Congress in its Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act. 42 U.S.C. 6339(g). The rule authorizes EPA to implement a national electronic manifest system […]

Labelling Hazardous Waste Containers - KY adopts GIR

The Kentucky Division of Waste Management has adopted revisions to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations that became effective on December 7, 2017.  These revisions affect labelling of hazardous waste containers for Small Quantity Generators (SQG), Large Quantity Generators (LQG), transporters, and Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF). For SQGs and LQGs, containers […]

Kentucky DWM Updating CESQGs Records

The Kentucky Division of Waste Management (DWM) is updating records for Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQGs). Notices to registered CESQGs were sent June 22, 2017. The notice requires that registrants update Form DEP 7037 Kentucky Notification of Hazardous Waste Activity Form or submit Form 7086 Request to be Removed from Hazardous Waste Handler List […]


EPA Moving in on Retail

EPA is beginning to put together regulatory and guidance strategies for retailers covering a broad range of issues such as hazardous waste management, disposal of aerosol cans, etc.  This month, the Agency has released the, “Strategy for Addressing the Retail Sector under RCRA’s Regulatory Framework.” I’ve attached a recent blog by an EPA Administrator regarding […]

Are You Ready for a Waste Management Inspection? Is Your Documentation in Order?

While there is no one national list of the most common violations, several sources keep track of various state violations issued. These violations can be broken out into waste handling, tracking (documentation) and training, and labeling. Lack of documentation is one of the easiest violations to correct. Simply, have all of your documents in order and […]