Possible Changes by IDEM on Periodic Generation of Haz Waste

Currently, if a Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG) or Small Quantity Generator (SQG) generates more than 2200 pounds of hazardous waste in any month, for any reason, they are subject to Large Quantity Generator (LQG) requirements. This can include a fee, personnel training, contingency plans, accumulation time and all other applicable LQG standards. Some generators…

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NEI Names Chief Operating Officer

We are pleased to welcome Megan Burakiewicz to the NEI team. Megan brings a decade of experience in overseeing operational best practices, change management and organizational development. She is a proven leader who can simplify processes, solve business challenges and has the ability bring people together. With this appointment, NEI will be positioned to set…

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Hazardous Waste Regulations Are On the Way

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is adopting the new Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Generator Improvement Rule. https://www.in.gov/idem/ ; https://www.epa.gov/rcra/resource-conservation-and-recovery-act-rcra-overview The new rule becomes effective later this year. This rule represents the most extensive update to hazardous waste regulations in over 30 years. It re-arranges how the regulations are organized and makes…

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Former IDEM Hazardous Waste Compliance Chief Joins NEI Team

John Crawford, who served as the Chief of the IDEM Hazardous Waste Compliance Section, is now part of the NEI team and serves as an Environmental Consultant. John spent 27 years with the IDEM hazardous waste compliance program and now assists NEI customers on RCRA hazardous waste management issues. As a consultant and contractor, John…

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