Industry News

EPA Launches New Website to Improve Transparency in Permitting2024-04-08

The new site centralizes information about all EPA permitting programs, information on delegations of authority to states and descriptions of other requirements that are often applicable (such as Endangered Species Act and National Historic Preservation Act consultation). [ full text ]

Final Amendments to Strengthen Air Toxics Standards for Ethylene Oxide Commercial Sterilizers2024-03-19

On March 14, 2024, EPA announced final amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Ethylene Oxide Commercial Sterilizers. [ full text ]

New EPA website about the disposal of household medications2024-03-19

EPA has launched a website to provide information to households about proper disposal of leftover medications, including how to use various pharmaceutical take-back programs. [ full text ]

NCMS adds Innovative RCRA Hazardous Waste Code Tool to Centers Resources2024-01-08

Use this tool to find the waste code corresponding to listed hazardous wastes generated from industrial processes. [ full text ]

Controlled Substance Destruction Alternatives to Incineration, DEA proposed rule2024-01-23

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is seeking information about destruction processes which may be used to render controlled substances to a non-retrievable state. DEA invites comment from stakeholders in the controlled substance disposal industry, as well as registrants engaged in the destruction and disposal of controlled substances in their possession or inventory, to the questions provided below. [ full text ]

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