Aerosol Cans are now Universal Waste

On Monday December 9, 2019 EPA published the final rule in the Federal Register adding Aerosol Cans to the Universal Waste Regulations. The rule becomes effective on February 7, 2020 at the federal level and in Kentucky since we adopted the Universal Waste Regulations without an effective date of the regulation. The rule will affect […]

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 […]