EPA News


Changes to Existing Hazardous Waste Export and Import Regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has finalized a rule to improve the nation’s hazardous waste regulations to protect public health and the environment. The updated Hazardous Waste Import and Export Regulations streamline the hazardous waste export and import process, implement mandatory electronic reporting for international shipments and electronically linking Read the full article…


EPA Promulgates Change to Training Requirements for Certified Renovators

Washington — Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency passed a change to their Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule that sets forth regulations for lead-safe work practices and the conditions under which firms and individuals are certified to renovate, repair, and paint pre-1978 houses and child-occupied facilities. Under this change, Read the full article…

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EPA’s SepticSmart Week

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in conjunction with federal, state and local government and private sector partners — is kicking off its fourth annual SepticSmart Week to encourage American homeowners and communities to properly maintain their septic systems. More than 26 million homes in the United States — Read the full article…