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California, Connecticut, Colorado, Maine, Minnesota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the District of Columbia have all enacted laws establishing the PaintCare program.
The final rule amends the regulations governing hazardous waste generators under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
California's Fee Collections Procedures law mandates the fee on shippers of hazardous materials transported by rail.
EPA's goal is to create a transparent, fair, and consistent approach to selecting environmental performance standards and ecolabels to support the agency's mission and federal sustainable acquisition mandates.
The Water Board’s draft Basin Plan Amendments called for an 83% reduction of copper antifouling coatings over the next 15 years.
The rule is meant to streamline the hazardous waste export and import process, implement mandatory electronic reporting for international shipments and electronically link export information.
The changes, which implement the new policy direction toward Cuba that President Obama announced in December 2014, took effect Oct. 17 and are intended to further engage and empower the Cuban people and promote political, social, and economic reform in Cuba by easing sanctions related to, among others, scientific collaboration, humanitarian activities, trade and commerce, and travel.
The recommendations — which are advisory only and do not create any new legal obligations or alter existing obligations created by OSHA standards or regulations — update OSHA’s 1989 guidelines to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues.
Dearborn and Miller Paint have been supporters of ACA’s PaintCare® paint product stewardship program in Oregon and other states, and have championed the program for adoption in Washington State.
Currently, the lockout/tagout rule requires employers to have safety systems in place to prevent workers from being injured by machinery that starts operating without warning.