EPA regulation Articles

  • Introduction and Price of Explosion-proof Ceiling Fan

    Explosion proof ceiling fan The ceiling fan is divided into industrial ceiling fan and decorative ceiling fan (called ceiling fan lamp abroad). Most of the domestic families and factories use industrial ceiling fan. Industrial ceiling fans play a major role in China. The main sizes are 1050mm, 1200mm and 1400mm (900mm and 1500mm ceiling fans are seldom seen in the domestic market). Decorative ...

  • Micro Pulse LiDAR: A Critical Tool for Emissions Source Detection

    Micro Pulse LiDAR remote sensing data are used to calculate a highly accurate Planetary Boundary Layer (PBL) height to improve plume models that help assess emissions sources. ...

  • Drinking water application notes

    The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was passed in 1974 to protect the nation's public drinking water supply. The law allowed for the EPA to regulate the amount of certain contaminants that a body of water can contain. The Application Notes listed are designed to extract organic compounds in municipal drinking water for ...


    By Horizon Technology, Inc.

  • Does It Diminish the EH&S Role in JCAHO`S Environment of Care Standards

    EH&S employees are constantly being tugged in multiple directions. Inspections, training, fire drills, disaster drills, workplace complaints, meetings, emails, phone calls, new MSDS's, hazardous waste shipments and the accompanied documentation to maintain compliance with OSHA, EPA, fire regulations, and JCAHO accreditation ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • VSEP treats metal plating wastewater with no chemical addition and a filtrate well below MP&M discharge limits

    A discussion of the suitability of New Logic’s patented V✧SEP Vibratory Membrane Filtration System in the treatment of wastewater from metal plating operations. Timely discussion covers the upcoming MP&M (Metal Plating and Manufacturing) regulations being formulated by the EPA as a result of the Clean Water ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • Dr. Leo Lehmicke, a nationally recognized microbiologist in the area of bioremediation, has joined Hargis + Associates, Inc.

    Dr. Leo Lehmicke, a nationally recognized microbiologist in the area of bioremediation, has joined Hargis + Associates, Inc. His specific area of expertise is natural attenuation and enhanced bioremediation of chlorinated solvents. He helped develop and was an instructor for a course on Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Solvents that was given to EPA and State regulators around the country. Dr. ...


    By Hargis + Associates Inc

  • All Appropriate Inquiry and Brownfields Redevelopment

    On the heels of the 2002 Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act, Congress directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate a regulation to conduct all appropriate inquiry (AAI) for the newly expanded federal landowner liability protections. With EPA’s AAI regulation now final, what impact will the new rule have on brownfields ...

  • The Benefits of Voluntary Disclosure

    The EPA is currently testing a number of tailored incentives that apply to New Owners of regulated companies who identify, voluntarily disclose, and promptly correct environmental violations. The incentives include reduction or elimination of fines and potential criminal prosecution and recognition of new owners who perform internal audits and disclose under the Audit ...

  • Obama’s Second Term: What Does It Mean for US EPA and the Regulated Community?

    President Obama won a decisive victory on November 6, 2012, and the forecast for the next four years is clearer now than it was pre-election. This Washington Watch column offers some preliminary observations on what lies ahead for domestic environmental management issues at the legislative and regulatory ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Centralized Waste Management in the Utility Industry

    Companies are struggling to manage and track their waste according to RCRA guidelines. But waste management has been an even greater challenge in the utility industry given the unpredictable and dispersed nature of waste generation in the utility sector. This white paper discusses the unique business challenges utilities face in managing and tracking waste according to EPA rules and regulations. ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • RCRA: Reducing Risk From Waste

    This document provides an overview of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) solid and hazardous waste regulations. It describes the history of RCRA, the role of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the states, and hazardous waste definitions and management requirements, including the roles of generators, transporters, and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities. In ...

  • Stakeholder Perspectives on the Clean Air Interstate and the Clean Air Mercury Rules

    In a follow-up to last month’s detailed overviews of the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) and the Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR), this month EM presents perspectives on the two rules from representatives of a range of stakeholders, including EPA, the states, the regulated community, and the environmental community. Last month, EM featured detailed overviews of two major air quality regulations ...

  • Beware Hazards in Healthcare: New Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

    Recently proposed EPA regulation provides a streamlined approach for healthcare facilities to better manage their hazardous pharmaceutical waste. To prepare for these changes, healthcare facilities, including manufacturers, distributers, pharmacies and retailers of pharmaceutical products in the USA will need to make operational adjustments around notification, training, record keeping and ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • EPA Moves Closer to GHG Control

    EPA has put itself on the path toward greenhouse gas regulation, but in Congress, the courts, and the international community, the debate rages on. On Dec. 7, 2009, EPA moved one step closer to imposing the first ever set of enforceable greenhouse gas (GHG) standards on tailpipe emissions from vehicles, and a requirement that large power plants and industrial emitters install best ...


    By Acta Group

  • House global climate bill mandates many EPA rulemakings with tight deadlines

    On June 26, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (H.R. 2454) by a vote of 219-212. Although its primary focus is the control of greenhouse gas emissions, it does much more. The author of this article identifies 31 new regulations the bill would mandate the Environmental Protection Agency issue and discusses the many regulatory ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Once Again, EPA Proposes Revisions to the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule

    Once Again, EPA Proposes Revisions to the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule On Monday, December 12, 2005, EPA proposed two separate amendments to the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule in the Federal Register. The first streamlines the regulatory requirements for qualified facilities and equipment regulated under 40 CFR part 112 (FR ...

  • Fugitive emissions control total quality management

    Environmental problems such as control of emissions have become increasingly important for manufacturers, so that, for Union Carbide, they have been elevated to the centre of the company's policies. This article shows how, through a firm resolve and the application of total quality management, companies can work towards solving these environmental problems.Keywords: benchmarks, chemical ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Control

    Most of the time, people think about Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions with carbon dioxide, which is the most common of the GHGs. While fairly typical, carbon dioxide isn’t the only GHG U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates.  Since EPA has begun regulating GHG emissions under its Clean Air Act authority, sources of emissions from others may require add-on air pollution ...

  • Modification of the Hazardous Waste Program: Hazardous Waste Lamps. Final Rule - July 6, 1999

    Today's final rule adds hazardous waste lamps to the federal list of universal wastes regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Handlers of universal wastes are subject to less stringent standards for storing, transporting, and collecting these wastes. The Agency has concluded that regulating spent hazardous waste lamps as a universal waste under 40 CFR Part 273 will lead ...

  • US EPA Method 515 Chlorinated Acids on Equity-1701

    The potential health effects associated with many chlorinated acid herbicides has led to regulations regarding their use. US EPA method 515 describes the GC/ECD analysis of these compounds as their methyl ester derivatives in ground and drinking water, and lists a 1701-type capillary for use as a secondary column. In this application, 15 out of the 16 herbicides listed in method 515 were resolved ...


    By MilliporeSigma

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