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Hazardous Waste Rule Restored, Gives Businesses More Control

Hazardous Waste Rule Restored, Gives Businesses More Control

A prior rule that gives businesses more discretion when deciding which company will collect and recycle their solid hazardous waste has been restored by a DC Circuit judge panel. Though the judging panel upheld most of the EPA’s 2015 rule on the definition of solid waste, it ruled that portions … Read more »

Dollar General Fails to Train Staff in Hazardous Waste Disposal, Settles Lawsuit for $1.12M

Dollar General Fails to Train Staff in Hazardous Waste Disposal, Settles Lawsuit for $1.12M

Inadequate employee training has led Dollar General parent company to pay $1.125 million as a settlement in a lawsuit filed by Kern County, CA; the lawsuit alleged that Dollar General retail stores throughout the state illegally disposed of hazardous waste over a five-year period. Undercover inspections of waste bins at retail … Read more »

Pepco, Innophos Pay Millions in Water Pollution, Hazardous Waste Settlements

Pepco, Innophos Pay Millions in Water Pollution, Hazardous Waste Settlements

Under two unrelated settlement, Pepco will pay $1.6 million and Innophos will pay $1.4 million to resolve alleged Clean Water Act and hazardous waste violations, respectively.

Companies Pay $40 Million in Superfund Site Settlement

Companies Pay $40 Million in Superfund Site Settlement

Nearly two dozen companies will pay more than $40 million to clean up a superfund site in Rhode Island after disposing hazardous waste at the site, which environmental regulators say contaminated the soil, groundwater and surface water.

GPS Trackers Deployed to Verify E-Waste Recyclers’ Performance

Electronics certification recycling program e-Stewards, managed by the Basel Action Network (BAN), has begun regularly using GPS-based tracking devices placed into used electronic equipment to verify the performance of certified e-Stewards recyclers. The e-waste recycling program says this makes is the only electronics recycling certification in the world to use … Read more »

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Will This EPA Strategy Ease Hazardous Waste Compliance Burdens for Retailers?

To address a disconnect between rigorous federal hazardous waste rules and their real-world use, the EPA has proposed a Retail Strategy to help companies in the retail sector better identify and manage hazardous waste.