When EPA introduced the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the hazardous waste management standards included reduced requirements for some large-volume wastes. After studying the hazards of wastes in oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) operations, as directed by the US Congress, EPA determined regulation of these wastes under RCRA was not warranted.
New Pig, a global leader in containing industrial leaks, drips and spills, has introduced the PIG® Latching Lid for 30-gallon Poly Drums – the only latching lid designed for open-head poly drums. The Lid provides fast, easy access to drum contents and helps facilities meet closed container regs.
EPA Regulations Workshop covers core industry rules
March 3, 2014
According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s recently released 2013 Annual Enforcement Results, EPA levied over $1.1 Billion in civil penalties for violations of environmental regulations last year. EPA also handed down over $4.5 in criminal fines and mandatory environmental projects in 2013, and sentenced violators to a combined 161 years in prison.