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 […]

Are Your Spent Solvents Hazardous Waste?

Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requires generators to identify, count, notify, manage, transport, and recycle, treat or dispose of hazardous waste. Of all of these steps, the one I find the most neglected is the first: Identifying hazardous waste. Often times the personnel I encounter know how each material in […]

Kentucky Chamber 14th Annual Environmental Conference

With multiple environmental reporting due at the first of the year, it’s hard to find time to attend Conferences. However, February 9-10 is the 14th Annual Kentucky Chamber Environmental Conference. Several people from SMG will be providing value information on a host of subjects including “Environmental Policy, Politics and the Courts”, “Those Containers and Areas […]