EPA Final Rule on RCRA Exclusions from Solid Waste & Hazardous Waste for Solvent Contaminated Wipes

Conditional Exclusions from Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste for Solvent Contaminated Wipes  40 CFR Parts 260 and 261  [EPA-HQ-RCRA-2003-0004; FRL-9838-2]  RIN 2050-AE51  AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  ACTION: Final rule.  SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is publishing  a final rule that modifies its hazardous waste management regulations for solvent contaminated wipes … Continue reading EPA Final Rule on RCRA Exclusions from Solid Waste & Hazardous Waste for Solvent Contaminated Wipes

USA Safety, Health and Environmental Job Openings January 4, 2013

Please Contact Recruiter Directly! Tell Him I Sent You! http://www.psassociatesinc.com Following is a list of some of the available job openings in the Environmental, Health and Safety area that I am working on. Should you know of anyone that might be interested in learning more about these positions please have them contact me, Paul Shrenker, … Continue reading USA Safety, Health and Environmental Job Openings January 4, 2013

New! XploSafe Launches XPell – Ground-Breaking Peroxides Prevention Product

For immediate release ----------------------------- Of interest to editors and journalists covering: Laboratory safety, peroxide prevention in organic solvents, Environmental health and safety departments, hazardous waste management, general business XploSafe Launches XPell - Ground-Breaking Peroxides Prevention Product Stillwater, Ok, July 25, 2010 – XploSafe LLC today announced the launch of XPell, a novel product that indicates … Continue reading New! XploSafe Launches XPell – Ground-Breaking Peroxides Prevention Product

OSHA Reviews the Methylene Chloride Standard

Following a recent review of its Methylene Chloride standard, OSHA indicated that the standard “is succeeding in protecting workers from the effects of methylene chloride exposure such as respiratory and central nervous system failure and cancer.” Methylene chloride is a volatile, colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. It is used in various industrial processes and … Continue reading OSHA Reviews the Methylene Chloride Standard

Video shows Gulf oil leak 5,000 feet below the surface of the ocean

Oil and gas stream from the larger of two existing leaks on the riser of the Deepwater Horizon well on May 11. BP knew of problems hours before blast BP knew of problems with an offshore well hours before it exploded last month, spilling millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, a … Continue reading Video shows Gulf oil leak 5,000 feet below the surface of the ocean

Louisiana Oil Spill Gets Worse: New Leak Increases Estimated Spill By Five Times

An oil spill that threatened to eclipse even the Exxon Valdez disaster spread out of control with a faint sheen washing ashore along the Gulf Coast Thursday night as fishermen rushed to scoop up shrimp and crews spread floating barriers around marshes. The spill was bigger than imagined – five times more than first estimated … Continue reading Louisiana Oil Spill Gets Worse: New Leak Increases Estimated Spill By Five Times