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On November 27, 2018, in a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), PHMSA proposed revisions to the hazardous materials regulations (HMR) aligning them with international HMRs. 83 Fed. Reg. 60970. PHMSA is proposing changes to proper shipping names, hazard classes,...read more
The EPA Acting Administrator signed the final rule, “Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals and Amendment to the P075 Listing for Nicotine” recently. Certain pharmaceuticals are regulated as hazardous waste under RCRA when discarded. This final rule...read more
The Minnesota Department of Health has revised its Health Risk Limit (HRL) for Bromodichloromethane (BDCM) based on potential cancer risk; the HRL was lowered to 3.0 µg/L from the value of 6.0 µg/L, established in 1993. BDCM is designated as “likely to be carcinogenic...read more
The federal Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) requires that generators of hazardous waste request a federal site identification number for their site. The question is often asked by our clients what defines a separate site under RCRA which would need a...read more
Caltha LLP Project Summary Project: Soil Investigation and Risk Assessment Client: Confidential Location(s): Minneapolis, Minnesota Key Elements: Soil sampling, chemical exposure risk assessment Overview: Caltha LLP conducted soil sampling at the client property....read more
Caltha LLP Project Summary Project: Technical Consultant Support For Relocation of Manufacturing Process Client: International Plastic Product Manufacturer Location(s): Minneapolis, Minnesota Key Elements: Air permit review, Hazardous material storage, Industrial...read more