Top Ten

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act hazardous waste violations most commonly cited during government compliance inspections: #10-Inadequate Contingency Plan  #9- Lack of Universal Waste label  #8- Lack of words “Hazardous Waste” on storage containers  #7- Containers in storage not dated  #6- Open Universal Waste containers #5 -Used oil containers not marked “Used Oil”  #4 -Inadequate…

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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. ; 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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